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Aircraft Spruce Opens West Chicago Facility

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. held a Grand Opening at its new facility in West Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, September 7. Several hundred customers...

G3X Touch Installation Class for Experimental Aircraft

Garmin Aviation Training will host a two-day G3X Touch for Experimental Aircraft - Installation Course at the company's headquarters in Olathe, Kansas on October...

Garmin Avionics for Experimental Aircraft Webinar – Thursday, September 5th

Garmin will be hosting a Garmin Avionics for Experimental Aircraft webinar this Thursday, September 5th, 2019. Learn more about the various experimental aircraft avionics solutions available from...

Companion: A New Bearhawk With Side-by-Side Seating

Bearhawk Aircraft announced a new model in its lineup of Bearhawk aircraft kits, the Bearhawk Companion. Expected to ship in October, the Bearhawk Companion...

EAA Aviation Museum adds two record breaking aircraft to collection

Around-the-world AutoGyro and all-electric BlackFly now on display
Kitplanes October 2019 cover

October 2019

On the cover: Mike Hongisto flies his highly custom Fisher Avenger at Minnesota’s Cloquet Carlton County Airport. Photographed by Scott M. Spangler.
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EAA Resolving Limitation 20 Issue

EAA is reporting that it is close to resolving an issue regarding an operating limitation currently assigned to new experimental aircraft that is concerning...

Letters – October 2019

Praise for Paul Former Editor in Chief (and now Editor at Large) Paul Dye made a brief announcement through social media detailing the handoff from...

AirVenture 2019 Facts and Figures

Attendance increased 6.8 percent above of 2018’s record total.

Letters: September 2019

Building and Selling Two articles in the June edition really hit home for me: “How Long Will it Take to Build” and “How to Sell...