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Myron Nelson

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Myron Nelson soloed at 16 and has been a professional pilot for over 30 years, having flown for Lake Powell Air, SkyWest Airlines, and Southwest Airlines. He also flies for the Flying Samaritans, a volunteer, not-for-profit organization that provides medical and dental care in Baja California, Mexico. A first-time builder, Myron currently flies N24EV, his beautiful RV-10. He has also owned a C-150 and a Socata TB-9.

Over the Hump

For my wife and me, it was important to have our kids learn a musical instrument. We lost out to sports with our son,...

Saying Goodbye

For those of us afflicted with Vascular Avgaseritis, AirVenture is a near spiritual experience. The collective aura of tens of thousands of our own...

An Epic Journey

Here I thought that flying an RV-10 from Arizona to Oshkosh Wisconsin was an impressive accomplishment. However that absolutely pales in comparison to the...

Community Affairs

AirVenture started as a tiny group of enthusiasts of soapbox aircraft of the type that often graced the covers of the Popular Mechanics type...

Management Changes at Rans Aircraft

At a Tuesday morning press conference at AirVenture 2022, Rans Aircraft founder and owner Randy Schlitter announced a new managerial restructuring of the company....

Bullwinkle Betterment

As I have mentioned before, while still quite content with the versatility of my RV-10, I nevertheless have a considerable itch to build something...

Power to the People

It is amazing how electronics have not only taken over our experimental aircraft, but our entire lives as well. As an enthusiast/journalist trying to cover...

Plug In Power

Years ago a friend of mine was faced with commuting for his airline job from his home in St. George, Utah, to his new...
CO Experts

Poison Alert

On January 20, 2022, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) petitioned the FAA with a long-anticipated safety recommendation report concerning the hazards of carbon...

Light Up

When I first started construction on my RV-10 in 2007, old-school incandescent lights were making their way out of the market and LEDs were...

In Case You Missed it

Home Shop Machinist

Flats, keys, and slots.

Building Trust—Reliability vs. Redundancy

It is hard to fly without a little trust. Call it faith if you...

Past Due ELT Batteries

There is a requirement for an annual ELT check to be entered into the...

The Meredith Effect-Fact or Fiction?

Can a properly ducted radiator offset all internal cooling drag and produce thrust?