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EAS VIII: Finishing Strong on Saturday Morning

The CAFE Foundation's Electric Aircraft Symposium has grown from its original half day with 20 or so attendees to the 200-person knowledge fest we see today.

Friday Afternoon at the Electric Aircraft Symposium: Part Two of a...

Anyone who thought the eighth annual Electric Aircraft Symposium had peaked by lunchtime on Friday was obviously not aware of the stellar presenters awaiting their turns in the afternoon.

Alternative Energies

Electric motors—state of the art. By Dean Sigler.

Best Electric Aircraft Symposium Ever?

Kitplanes own Dean Sigler (Alternative Energies) attended this year's Electric Aircraft Symposium in Santa Rosa, CA as part of the faculty for the event,...

Alternative Energies

The inventive Mr. To. By Dean Sigler.

Alternative Energies

My adventures at AirVenture 2013. By Dean Sigler.

Alternative Energies

The greenest flight of all. By Dean Sigler.

Alternative Energies

The Grand Unified Airplane: Is it possible to extract energy from the act of flight itself? By Dean Sigler.

Alternative Energies

Diesel engines, anyone? How about biofuel? More builders are turning to such alternatives in the name of fuel economy, while the industry awaits fuel cells and better batteries. By Dean Sigler.

Alternative Energies

While researchers seek electric flight’s Holy Grail—a 10X battery—aviation’s innovators are busy determining ways to use less fuel with the technology available now. By Dean Sigler.

In Case You Missed it

Plane and Simple

Dont blow into the pitot tube!


Us and the Media (Best Letter) I was disappointed to...

Ask the DAR

Heeding manufacturer overhaul times, about the repairman certificate.

Maintenance Matters

Wheel bearing service—easy add-on to a brake job.