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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.

Under Pressure

No, this working title isn’t about sitting down close to my draft submission deadline staring at a blank screen. (But it could be.) This...

AirVenture By RV?

Since my Van’s RV-10 first took flight in 2014, I’ve made it to Oshkosh five times. The first four were flying the airplane from...
Van's RV-10

Buying Used: Van’s RV-10

On a scale of 1–10, most owners rate it an 11.

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...

In Case You Missed it

Wind Tunnel

VTOL safety and control problems.

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

Drill Guides for Mass Production

A faster way to add rivet holes to piano hinge.

Design Process: Wingtips

In our study of wing design, we have progressed from the inner portion and...