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Michael Leigh is based at the Tullahoma Airport in Tennessee, which once served as a WW-II bomber training base. In this partly historical setting, Michael enjoys his involvement as an officer in the local EAA chapter 458 and has built a Baby Ace airplane that is currently undergoing its test phases. Michael is also a satisfactory electrical engineer with a master's degree in aviation systems and an airframe mechanic's license. He has worked for Boeing Helicopters in flight testing and the University of Tennessee Space Institute as a research engineer. He currently works part time in the field of electronic flight control augmentation.

Breaking In an Engine on the Ground

Can you do that?

In Case You Missed it

Free Flight

When developing a strategy for a flight, it’s important to know the limitations of XM weather, NEXRAD radar, moving maps and other tools.

Aero ‘lectrics

A-april, come she will...

Still Searching for Speed

Looking for the perfect next project, part 2.

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.