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Insurance Update: Experimentals and LSAs

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Despite recent economic traumas, the aviation insurance industry has continued to support Experimental and LSA aircraft. The keys for the builder/pilot? Proficiency, training, and availability of parts and service for the airplane.

GlobalAir.com's Fuel Route Planner in Beta

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GlobalAir.com’s new fuel route planner, in its final beta version, was displayed at AirVenture this year. President/CEO Jeffrey Carrithers anticipates that the finished screens,...

Stewart Systems Debuts Nontoxic Epoxy Primer

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Stewart Aircraft Finishing Systems introduced EkoPoxy, a new waterborne two-part catalyzed epoxy primer that also contains a proprietary corrosion inhibitor. No oxidation, no rust, no toxic vapors. Pretty cool. Oh, and it’s tough enough to resist a pretty good thumb dig into a coated fabric fabric surface. (It recovered shortly thereafter.)…

Zodiac CH 650 Surprise Introduction

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Drafting behind the more widely publicized STOL CH 750, Zenith Aircrafts second debut at AirVenture was the new Zodiac CH 650. Available as a kit, plans-built plane or factory-built SLSA by AMD, the CH 650 is based on the Zodiac CH 601 XL model. Developed in response to builder feedback, the 650 has a larger cabin than the 601.…

JPI Rolls Out Four New Instruments

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J.P. Instruments announced three new displays for twin-engine aircraft, as well as a fuel quantity instrument-all will be available in January 2009.JPI's Ottis Cameron gave us the rundown of each display, starting with the 6.5 x 5-inch single display Twin EDM-960. Expected to sell for about $15,000 for a six-cylinder display, including all probes and leads, the all-in-one instrument displays the manifold pressure and rpm for both engines in a conventional arced display with a…

Stewart Systems Debuts Nontoxic Epoxy Primer

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Stewart Aircraft Finishing Systems introduced EkoPoxy, a new waterborne two-part catalyzed epoxy primer that also contains a proprietary corrosion inhibitor. No oxidation, no rust,...

Zodiac CH 650 Surprise Introduction

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Drafting behind the more widely publicized STOL CH 750, Zenith Aircraft’s second debut at AirVenture was the new Zodiac CH 650. Available as a...

JPI Rolls Out Four New Instruments

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J.P. Instruments announced three new displays for twin-engine aircraft, as well as a fuel quantity instrument—all will be available in January 2009. JPI's Ottis Cameron...

Aveo's RockRack Streamlines Panels

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Settled quietly next to the dazzling display of AveoFlash LED aircraft lights, AveoEngineering’s selection of aircraft cockpit rocker switches demonstrated their own brand of...

Beyerdynamic Introduces HS 600 Digital ANR Headset

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Beyerdynamic debuted its new HS 600 DANR (Digital Adaptive Noise Reduction) headset at AirVenture, offering a discount to the first 50 "test pilots." Using...

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Letters

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Searching for Bear Metal After an absence of many years, I'm starting to...

DarkAero Keeps It Light

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The Karl brothers bring a new carbon fiber speedster to market.

Gear of the Year 2007

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There's always something new to be had in the field of aviation-related equipment, and this year we stay on the beaten trail and wander off of it a bit with a new EFD/MFD, a build-it-yourself headset, a readily stowable inflatable tent, a headset boom light, a digital attitude indicator, an electronic flight bag and spiffy, low-draw LED landing lights; a Staff Report.

Antenna Installations

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Sourcing the right antennas for your kits avionics suite is only half the chore. Placement, proper grounding, and routine upkeep are critical to performance.