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LeRoy Cook

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Contributing Editor LeRoy Cook is an experienced journalist with writing credits in just about every aviation publication that counts. He brings a wealth of knowledge and perspective to his flight reviews.

Sun ’n Fun to the Rescue: Aviation’s Spring Break

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When you’ve had enough of winter, the aerospace expo arrives just in time.

2024 Propeller Buyer’s Guide

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Which propeller is right for you?

It Wouldn’t Be Oshkosh Without It

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A little rain is to be expected

Comp Air 6.2 Shown At AirVenture

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Ron Lueck of Comp Air Aviation is showing his latest creation at AirVenture 2023, the Comp Air 6.2 six-seater kit design, perhaps better approached...

Getting Around on the Grounds

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First time visitors to EAA AirVenture predictably utter the standard pronouncement, “I had no idea it was so BIG!” I always try to prepare...

The Places We Fly Over

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Coming to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is, for most of us, a matter of following GPS guidance over the NOTAMed waypoints, with nary a thought...

2023 Propeller Buyer’s Guide

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Picking your perfect prop.

Zenith Aircraft Marks 30 Years In Mexico

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On September 16 & 17, 2022, Zenith Aircraft’s latest edition of its annual open house celebrated the factory’s 30th anniversary. We made our first...

Finding the Proper Prop

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Which propeller is right for your homebuilt?

Hummel Happenings

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Hummel Aircraft holds its 2021 fly-in at its new home in Howell, Michigan.

In Case You Missed it

GlaStar in flight

Return to Flight

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A GlaStar’s Titan IO-340’s tale of tweaks and temptations.
Leakdown-Tester

The Big Scare

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You look down at the instruments, and instantly energy drains down your body as if bomb bay doors on the soles of your feet had opened and the concrete floor were a sponge.

Maintenance Tools

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If you are going to do a proper job of maintaining your airplane, you will need some tools that don’t have much use outside of aviation.

Labeling

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As builders, we often have a pile of parts to turn into something resembling...