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Sizing an Avionics Cooling Fan

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How much is enough?

Cool Runnings

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Norm Ellis does the math and shows you how to select the right oil cooler for your engine-cooling package. Given the critical role oil temperature plays in engine health, its a good idea to go beyond selecting the smallest, lightest and cheapest cooler you can find.

Stainless Steel

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The reality behind this pretty but high-maintenance material.

Unusual Attitude: GPS and Reality

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While he admires and uses them, author Norm Ellis laments the lack of user-friendliness in todays GPS units. Editor Marc Cook counters that argument and extols the virtues of GPSes, complications or no, and their value in the cockpit.

In Case You Missed it

The Proof Is in the Putting

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Putting it on the hangar roof and wiring it to the airplane, that is....

Consider a Second Look

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I would chance a guess that most aircraft kits are primarily built by one...

Shaving Time With Occam’s Razor

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Troubleshooting is an art—an art based on experience, knowledge—and sometimes a little luck. I...

Mike and Laura Starkey’s RANS S-21: Part 5

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Building somewhere to sit.