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Gary Jones

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Gary Jones was a contributing editor at KITPLANES® magazine for over 20 years. He successfully built three Experimental aircraft (Q2, Q200, and Glasair Super IISFT). Most of his flying career was with the airlines. He has flown over 23,000 hours, holds an ATP rating with two turbojet type ratings, plus an A&P license. He spent nine years with a large Cessna affiliate in aircraft sales and taught the Garmin 1000. Retired, he uses his Glasair for personal transportation. He now works as a standup comedian and performs for the U.S. military.

How to Use Your Oxygen System

Things to know before you go. By Gary Jones.

Experimental or Certified

Which one will work for you? By Gary Jones.

Cabin Heat Plenum

Inexpensive solution to heat distribution. By Gary Jones.

Going Glass in a Glasair

Lessons learned while installing a Dynon SkyView system in a Glasair Super II apply to all types of experimentals. By Gary Jones.

In Case You Missed it

Unusual Attitude: GPS and Reality

While he admires and uses them, author Norm Ellis laments the lack of user-friendliness in todays GPS units. Editor Marc Cook counters that argument and extols the virtues of GPSes, complications or no, and their value in the cockpit.

Ask the DAR

Additional Pilot Program, proving LSA eligibility, complying with the 51% rule.

Maintenance Matters

Safety wire and cotter pins.

Synergy Air Energizes Builders

Thanks to a new course in Oregon, RV enthusiasts have another way to help finish building their airplanes more quickly and get flying sooner.