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Omar is the Web Editor at KITPLANES Magazine building a GlaStar in Portland, Oregon while also acting as president and janitor of the Glasair Aircraft Owners Association.

TCM’s New Diesel Project

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TCM said more than a year ago that it wanted to get an aerodiesel into its product line and now it has one. The company bought diesel technology already developed from a European source and is forging ahead with its own program.

UL Power’s Unique Lightweight Engine

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Aircraft engine development isn't exactly a major growth industry, but we do see new products from time to time. At Sun 'n Fun, KITPLANES editor Marc Cook talked to Gus Warren about the unique, lightweight UL Power engine for LSAs and kit airplanes.

Dynon Skyview

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Dynon introduces the Skyview system and we talk with Nick Bogner about its current and future capabilities. The system is based on 10" and 7" screens, and prices start at $3,900.

Product Minute: Garmin G3X

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In this exclusive KITPLANES video, we get the low down on the new Garmin G3X with synthetic vision.

Kitplanes Newsline Launched

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Spring has sprung, and airshow season is upon us. Even if you can’t make Sun ‘n Fun this year, follow all the action...

Factory Tour: CubCrafters’ Carbon Cub EX

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CubCrafters' Carbon Cub EX may look old-timey on the outside, but it's high-tech on the inside, not just in the materials used but in the production processes.

AeroConversions Introduces AeroInjector

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This just in from AeroConversions: "Sonex Aircraft, LLC is pleased to announce another new enhancement to the popular AeroConversions AeroCarb product line with the introduction...

Two-Place Patrol Joins Bearhawk Kit Aircraft Lineup

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AviPro Aircraft, Ltd. has announced the production of a two-place, tandem utility aircraft as an addition to its popular four-place Bearhawk quickbuild kit. The...

Product Minute: Dynon’s New Skyview

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In this video, KITPLANES takes a look at Dynon Avionics new highly customizable Skyview EFIS system. Dynon's Robert Hamilton gives us a detailed look.

Marc and Paul’s Sportsman Pre-Sun ‘n Fun Video Blog

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Gearing up for the Sun 'n Fun extravaganza in Lakeland, Kitplanes editor Marc Cook and AVweb editorial director Paul Bertorelli are motoring around the...

In Case You Missed it

Nuts and Bolts

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Aircraft quality nuts, bolts, washers and other hardware are the right things to use if they hold the things together that keep you in the air.

Missing Safety Wire

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The jam nut on this flap motor is required to be safety wired to...

Light Stuff

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Roy Beisswenger reports on The Farm, and all that was new and exciting in the ultralight area at Oshkosh AirVenture 2011.

Product Review: Garmin GI 275 EFIS

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This full-featured, full-priced certified EFIS is impressive but might not be ideal for homebuilts.