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Kitplanes September 2019 Cover

September 2019

On the cover: Marty Abbott flies his 1000-hp Turbine Legend over Lake Pleasant, just north of Phoenix, Arizona. Photographed by Joe Copalman.
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Aircraft Spruce Named Lycoming Engines Distributor

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. is now an authorized distributor for Lycoming engines and engine parts.

New 2-Seat Jet from Sonex

Sonex Aircraft announced the development of a 2-place variant of the SubSonex Personal Jet today. SubSonex JSX-2T is designed to be the lowest cost...

New Text Message System for Oshkosh Flying

A new text message system provides information for pilots as they prepare their arrivals to AirVenture.

Letters

In Search of Speed I read both articles from Dave Forster [“In Search of Speed,” March 2019 and “Still Searching for Speed,” April 2019] and was very disappointed that he never even mentioned a Velocity. Even a naturally aspirated IO-550-equipped XL-5RG outperforms the F1 Rocket in every category except landing on a grass runway and […]
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Zenith Aircraft’s Spring “Fly-In to Summer” 2019

Open House at the factory in Mexico, Missouri.

Garmin adds latest FIS-B weather products to the GTN 650/750 series

Garmin announced several new enhancements and the addition of new features within the GTN 650/750 series touchscreen navigators. With the latest software update and...

Sport Aviation EXPO at Sebring Bids Farewell

Announcing on its website that the January 2019 event was the final one, US Sport Aviation EXPO in Sebring, Florida is closing. The organization put...

Letters

Adding an O2 Sensor Reinhard Metz’s article about adding an AFR gauge and O2 sensor is excellent [“Adding Direct Air/Fuel Ratio Monitoring,” March 2019]. I have been wondering why GA airplanes do not use these for a while. Do you know if there is a round gauge that uses the same sensor mentioned in the […]
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