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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

Its easier than you think. By Kevin Horton.

Sam LS

Retro look for fun flying.

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

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

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

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

In Case You Missed it

Super Duty!

Zenith takes the STOL CH 750 up a notch.

Error Chain Follow-Up

Prop governor failure-the rest of the story.

Fiberglass Magic

Falco gear door project takes the mystery out of making custom parts.

Eclectic Obsession

David Shirey’s Rotec-powered Celebrity is an affordable barnstormer.