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Michael Robinson

Michael Robinson is a second-generation pilot, A&P, and was a U.S. Air Force aircraft technician for 10 years. He holds a private pilot certificate and currently flies his Harmon Rocket II and a friend's RV-8, which he also maintains. Both aircraft are used for cross-countries, aerobatics, and a developing interest in formation work. And yes, an instrument rating is high on the agenda.

Error Chain

Aeronautical decision making—it seemed like a good idea at the time.

In Case You Missed it


Mr. Anvil Head is not your friend.

Aero ‘lectrics

A brighter approach to lamp dimmers.

Shop Upgrades

Part 1: Do-it-yourself epoxy flooring.

Prop Blade Effects

We often treat the propeller as a uniform “actuator disc” and the slipstream as...