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Kevin Horton

Kevin Horton
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Kevin Horton learned to fly in a J-3 Cub way too many years ago then flew S-2 Trackers in the Canadian military. He spent a year at test pilot school in France and worked full time as a test pilot for over 30 years. In his spare time built an RV-8.

Determining Engine Power

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Its easier than you think. By Kevin Horton.

Sam LS

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Retro look for fun flying.

Flight Testing: Static System Error – Theory and Practice, Part 2

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In Part 2 of the series, Kevin Horton shows you how to gather and interpret flight-test data to identify static system error (spreadsheets included).

Flight Testing: Static System Error, Theory and Practice

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Flight testing requires precise airspeed calibration and measurement. A less-than-optimal pitot-static system can compromise those numbers. Heres how to troubleshoot the problem.

Flight Testing: Finding TAS from GPS Data

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Math works! Kevin Horton shows you how to use GPS data to calculate true airspeed.

In Case You Missed it

Ask the DAR

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Missing operating limitations, adding new instruments and an autopilot.

25th Anniversary: Engine Monitoring Comes of Age

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Whats happening behind that firewall? Marc Cook traces the lineage of engine monitors over the past 25 years.

Toe Bar

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Uneven tire wear is usually an indication of a problem with wheel alignment. Most...

Drill Guide for Canard Install

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Neighbor Phil Hooper's Velocity RG project is making serious progress. With the installation of...