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Dean Sigler

Dean Sigler
Dean Sigler was a technical writer professionally for 34 years, with a liberal arts background and a Master's degree in education. He writes the Sustainable Aviation and CAFE Foundation blogs. He has presented at several symposia and at several Experimental Soaring Association workshops. Part of the Perlan Project, he is a private pilot with a great love for low and slow aircraft.

Sustainable Aviation Symposium

The First Sustainable Aviation Symposium was held May 6 and 7 at the Sofitel Hotel in San Carlos, California - just around the corner...

Alternative Energies

Making those final connections. By Dean Sigler.

Alternative Energies

Motor controllers—making DC into AC. By Dean Sigler.

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.

In Case You Missed it

Executing the Execution

Airplanes are born of time and tedium. Mostly tedium. A harsh statement, yet a...


 Bivalve Solution?Studying your article on fuel systems “Keep it simple. Keep it safe.” ,...
GlaStar in flight

Return to Flight

A GlaStar’s Titan IO-340’s tale of tweaks and temptations.

Engine Theory: Management

Ignition and engine management-taking control of the combustion process.