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Larry Anglisano

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Larry Anglisano is a regular KITPLANES contributor and the Editor in Chief of sister publication Aviation Consumer magazine. An active land and sea pilot, Larry has over 30 years experience as an avionics tech.

Antenna Wiring

Don’t shortchange the job with the wrong cable, sloppy routing or flawed crimping techniques.
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Garmin Sun ‘n Fun Kiosk Tour

At Sun ‘n Fun 2021 in Lakeland, Florida, Garmin isn’t announcing major new products, but it has plenty of enhancements to its existing line...
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Dynon at Sun ‘n Fun 2021, Real and Virtually

KITPLANES' avionics editor Larry Anglisano caught up with Dynon's Michael Schofield on the company's plans for both in-person and virtual booth displays around Sun...

The Future of Homebuilding: Avionics

I mean, how much better should avionics really get for what we use them for? I’ll hold short of saying we’ve reached market saturation...

Handheld Transceivers

We still need portable radios. Models from Icom and Sporty’s are favorites.

Big Talk

The standalone com radio lives on—smarter, more flexible and affordable than ever.
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Insurance for Experimental Aircraft Roundtable

A hardening insurance market can impact your choice of homebuilt.

Weather In the Cockpit

Portable receivers rule the roost. How you choose depends on your app of choice.

Standalone Engine Monitors

Electronics International is a modern standout, but price an EFIS with built-in monitoring first.

Experimental Audio Panels: Sophisticated, Integrated

PS Engineering and Garmin have kit-focused audio systems for under $2000. They have generous feature sets and high-end audio quality.

In Case You Missed it

The Unintimidated Builder

Builder Walter Treadwell has taken on projects that many of us would find daunting, and he keeps upping the ante. First came a Lancair 235, then a plansbuilt Jenny JN-4, followed by a P-38 and then his current project, a resized Sikorsky S-38. Some 4000 hours into the new project, Treadwell has a ways to go, but fortunately he has a mini AgCat to fly in the meantime; by Bob Fritz.

Engine Beat

When it became clear that some ECI Titan cylinders were having cylinder head failure problems, the FAA issued an AD identifying the impacted cylinder assemblies. Now what? By Steve Ells.

Aero ‘lectrics

If you need a horn to sound when the airspeed drops below a certain level or when the power is cut and the landing gear is still up and locked, an electronic circuitry solution is the lightest, most reliable and most cost-effective way to go.

Free Flight

Modern avionics, knowledge of the weather, a sturdy airframe and a cell phone make cross-country trips less of a gamble.