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Induction Wave Propagation

Yet another way to increase engine volumetric efficiency.

Capturing Helmholtz Free Energy

Energy thats similar to an open-ocean wave break also exists in engines. Can it be harnessed with a tunable induction system?

Optimizing Induction Air

Fine-tuning intake system runners for increased performance and economy.

So You’d Like to Go Faster

Secrets for reducing drag, part 2.

So You’d Like to Go Faster

Secrets for reducing drag, part 1.

Putting the Experiment in Experimental

Over 30 modifications resulted in a speed increase of 44 mph.

In Case You Missed it

RV-8 on Ice

The effects of icing on aircraft performance.

Wind Tunnel

The author explains how the characteristics of an airplane affect pilot ability to complete tasks, response factors, stability and damping of the airframe to changes in angle of attack, basic stability, trim, control forces, and control power. He also addresses the controversy behind the design of airplanes, their characteristics and the resultant suitability for various types of flying;

What’s New

AeroLEDs introduces new landing/recognition lights, Wicks Aircraft offers a comprehensive assortment of O-rings. Edited

Notes From the Heartland

No surprise that my first trip back to Oshkosh in years was a funny...