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Myron Nelson

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.

What’s In a Name?

Out of the blue.

Failure to Launch

This month’s column is not about unmotivated or overaged adolescents living in Mom’s basement, nor honeymoon disasters. This is much more serious than those...

First COVID, now Cumulonimbus

At approximately 4:00 pm, it was broadcast to AirVenture attendees, most watching the afternoon air show, that all operations and activities would cease/close on...

Barrett Precision Engines Update

Rhonda Barrett-Bewley—the heart, might, mind and soul of the iconic family engine shop—has a message for customers new and old: plan and order early,...


What happens when a Piper Apache gets parked too close to an RV on a secluded ramp? Perhaps a “TwinJAG”, a creation of “Jim And...

A Nautical Perspective

One of the most amazing things about AirVenture is simply how bigger-than-life it all is. It is always interesting to watch folks come up...

On the Way There

After four trips to AirVenture in the RV-10, we decided to park the tent and take the land-based RV (Motorhome) and try the Scholler...

Color Country

When I was mired in some of the more frustrating and tedious parts of building a kit aircraft, I would often reenergize myself by...

For Evie

Early in my build project, I found the absolute perfect number.

Primer on Paint

Decisions, decisions. One of the blessings of building an airplane is the ability to dress it up any way you please. However, for those...

In Case You Missed it

The Independence Project: A Power Finish

The engine and prop complete the building phase, and the RV-12 is ready for the flight test phase. By Dave Martin.

Bad Indication or a Real Problem?

How many of us have seen an unusual engine temp/parameter indication and wondered if...

All About Avionics

More and more pilots are installing all-inclusive engine monitoring equipment in their aircraft, and, fortunately, todays monitors are dully reliable.

Baggage Tie-Down Cleats

By Mike Starkey.