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Marc Cook
KITPLANES Editor in Chief Marc Cook has been in aviation journalism for 30 years. He is a 4500-hour instrument-rated, multi-engine pilot with experience in nearly 150 types. He’s completed two kit aircraft, an Aero Designs Pulsar XP and a Glasair Sportsman 2+2, and currently flies a 2002 GlaStar.

uAvionix Developing Diversity ADS-B Device

Called the skyBeacon X, the unit will employ dual antennas—hence the diversity name—with one facing down and one facing upward.

Garmin Updates G5 And G3X Touch

Garmin has added features to the G5 and G3X Touch EFISs ahead of next week’s Oshkosh. New configurations of the G3X Touch for experimental...

Aspen Announces VFR Version Of Evolution E5

The Aspen Evolution E5 meant to be installed with a conventional set of nav/comm radios.

Horten HX-2 Flying Wing To Make U.S. Debut At Oshkosh

You can’t leave all the unusual aircraft to Burt Rutan.

CubCrafters Opens New Completion Center

CubCrafters is building out its house. Because a good portion of the 100 aircraft the Yakima, Washington-based manufacturer plans to build in 2019 are...

Fire Damages Belite Factory

A devastating fire broke out at the manufacturing facility for Belite Aircraft late last week.

EAA: Rutan To Be Celebrated At Oshkosh

No word if he’ll spring a 25th new design on the crowd this year. But who would put it past him?

Randy Lervold is Glasair Aviation’s New President & CEO

Industry veteran Randy Lervold is joining Glasair Aviation as its new President & CEO effective today. An experienced pilot and homebuilder, Lervold will be...

Bearhawk Designer Bob Barrows Injured in Landing Crash

Bob Barrows, who designed the Bearhawk line of Experimental aircraft, suffered a landing accident on approach to Holly Ridge/Topsail Island Airport (N21) on Monday....

Levil Introduces Astro Link ADS-B In Module

At Sun 'n Fun this week, Levil Avionics debuted a new ADS-B In receiver to drive various tablet-based systems with no-cost weather and traffic....