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Kate O'Connor

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Kate O’Connor works as a senior editor at AVweb/Belvoir Media Group which publishes Kitplanes Magazine. She is a private pilot, certificated aircraft dispatcher, and graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

EAA Announces Innovation Prize Grand Championship Finalists

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has announced the top five finalists for the Founder’s Innovation Prize Grand Championship, which will take place during AirVenture...

EAA Says LSA Expansion Still On Track

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) announced that the Modernization of Special Airworthiness Certificates (MOSAIC) rulemaking initiative remains on track following meetings of ASTM International...

Buying Used: Sonex & Waiex

What you need to know when shopping for these Sonex Aircraft models.

Assembling a Cub At Sun ‘N Fun

The students of the Lakeland Aero Club are building a Patriot Aircraft PA-18R Recruit Cub this week at the Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo...
John “Lites” Leenhouts

Sun ‘n Fun off to a Good Start

Following last year’s cancellation due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the annual Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo opened its doors to high ticket sales...

EAA Virtual Expo Taking Shape

EAA has announced that its Spirit of Aviation Week will include an online expo that allows exhibitors to offer product showcases, show specials, multimedia...

Zenith Goes Virtual

Stuck at home? It might just be time to start building the plane of your dreams.

EAA To Hold Spirit Of Aviation Week

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has announced that it will hold a weeklong virtual event to celebrate the aviation community in the wake of...

AirVenture 2020 Cancelled

The 68th annual Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in has been cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The event was scheduled to...

Sun ‘n Fun Launches Home Edition

With the 46th annual Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Sun ‘n Fun and the Aerospace Center for Excellence...

In Case You Missed it

Light Stuff

The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association presented its 16th annual Presidents Award to Rotaxs Eric Tucker at Oshkosh/AirVenture this year. Tuckers history dovetails with LAMAs history, and each will play a significant role in the growing Light Sport Aircraft market; by Dave Martin.

The One True Airspeed

True airspeed is coy. It hides behind the more obvious speeds who tart themselves...

Best Practices – Workshop Safety

A safe workshop is a happy workshop.

Checkpoints

Working the system.