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Making the transition from trigear to tailwheels.
Why do pilots forget to put their wheels down?
The Onex is an economical single-seat sportplane that feels like a baby fighter.
Fisher Flying has been a fixture on the homebuilt scene for 30 years. With a new owner and a new home, the company—whose designs include the classic Dakota Hawk—is ready for a new generation.
LeRoy Cook flies Larry Kinder's award-winning Mustang II, a fast and fun homage to the legendary P-51 Mustang.
It occurs to me that there are two Oshkosh rain modes. The first kicks in when rain erupts with a certain amount of warning after a beautiful airshow day, one that began with no hint of precipitation.
I must confess to being torn between twin folding-wing temptations. Should I get on the Early Adopter list for the Terrafugia roadable airplane or the Icon A5 amphibious LSA? In the presence of the respective pitchmen, I can almost be persuaded.
EAA AirVentures giant Exhibit Building B revealed some interesting products and services that may be of interest to KITPLANES readers.
Day Two of AirVenture brought the massive crowds and spectacle for which the show is known. The warbirds performed precision drills overhead in great profusion, the extra-length program that always brings a huge crowd.
EAAs AirVenture is always hosting innovation in aviation, and Yuneec International took full advantage of the shows reputation by showing a Chinese-built electrically powered airplane.