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Mark Schrimmer

Mark Schrimmer is Kitplanes Magazine's Managing Editor and a Van's RV-12 builder.

Book Review: Are Your Nuts Tight?

Vic Syracuse has written two definitive guides to Experimental Aircraft Pre-Buys and Condition Inspections.

Hoover Farewell Fanfare

Lieutenant General Jimmy Doolittle described Robert A. "Bob" Hoover as "the greatest stick and rudder man who ever lived." He was also among the...

What Is It?

This has to be one of the most unusual STOL planes ever. Powered by a 180-hp Lycoming IO-360 turning a Hartzell constant-speed prop, this...

What is it?

This aircraft was designed in 1962 to set speed records for 500-kilogram airplanes. Powered by a 100-hp Continental O-200A, the pusher configuration was used...

Sport Performance Aviation announces Corvair Stroker Engine.

Sport Performance Aviation LLC (SPA) unveiled their long anticipated Corvair 3.3L Stroker engine at EAA AirVenture. The engine uses a stroked version of SPA's...

New Garmin Radios Debut in Van's RV-12

Garmin's Team-X has been quietly developing a new unit to replace their SL-40. Van's Aircraft, Inc. has been testing the new GTR200 com radio/intercom...

Advanced Flight Systems, Inc. announces new AOA Pro III

Advanced Flight Systems Inc. has introduced a new probe-based angle-of-attack system based on their proven AOA System. The AOA Pro III uses a super-bright...

GRT Now Shipping Val Avionics Remote Nav Radio

GRT Avionics is now shipping Val Avionics remote nav and com radios to be used with the HXr, GRT’s large-screen electronic flight instrumentation...

Sonex Aircraft Accepting Deposits for SubSonex Personal Jet

Sonex Aircraft, LLC announced that kit reservation deposits are now being accepted for the SubSonex Personal Jet. A $10,000 refundable deposit will allow customers...

Sling 4 arrives at AirVenture

The Airplane Factory Sling 4, a 4-place lightweight experimental aircraft piloted by company founder Mike Blyth and his son, Greg Blyth, arrived at AirVenture...

In Case You Missed it

Aircraft Wiring

Good things to know while building your electrical system.

Survival of the Smartest

Surviving an emergency or crash landing in a remote area is just the beginning of staying alive long term. Thinking about what you might need and equipping yourself adequately for the type of flying you intend to do are essential to making it until help arrives.

Aero ‘lectrics

Franklin vs. Edison, Thomson, Millikan, et al.

Aero ‘lectrics

Jim Weir explains how LED strip lighting works and explores the ways in which it can be used in your homebuilt or your shop.