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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

Completions

Builders share their successes.

Kit Stuff

Ask the DAR

When can a project be registered as Experimental? Can a non-complying airplane be registered as an LSA? How is the 51% criterion determined? Answers to these questions come from DAR Mel Asberry.

Practical Electrical

Battery facts and fables: lithium lead-acid equivalency. By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.