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Jim Weir

Jim Weir
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Jim Weir is the chief avioniker at RST Engineering. He answers avionics questions in the Internet newsgroup www.pilotsofamerica.com–Maintenance. His technical advisor, Cyndi Weir, got her Masters degree in English and Journalism and keeps Jim on the straight and narrow. Check out their web site at www.rst-engr.com/kitplanes for previous articles and supplements.

Aero ‘lectrics

Staying current.

Aero ‘lectrics

Anodize, anodize, and aluminum exercise.

Aero ‘lectrics

Touch (the go-bag) and go.

Aero ‘lectrics

The other Oshkosh (part II).

Aero ‘lectrics

Temperature trickery.

Three to Get Ready

"…Now go cat, go…But don't you…Step on my Blue Suede Shoes." Elvis was singing this in 1957, and yes, I convinced my mom that...

Aero ‘lectrics

Resistor values la RETMA.

Aero ‘lectrics

Weirs wires.

Aero ‘lectrics

Crystal clear.

Aero ‘lectrics

Anatomy of ADS-B.

In Case You Missed it

Alternative Energies

JoeBen Bevirt addresses future energy and transportation needs by tackling them head-on-Jetsons style-with the Joby Monarch. By Dean Sigler.

Risky Business

Mission planning-in the air and hangar. By Sid Mayeux.

Shop Tip

Scrape Without Scratching

Getting Its Props

Few people have the opportunity to tour the kit manufacturers shop, let alone the manufacturing facilities of ancillary items such as engines, avionics and props. Author Bob Fritz remedies that last one by taking us on a tour of Sensenichs plant, and you'll marvel at the company's unique blend of old school and high tech.