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Paul Janssens

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Paul Janssens was born in Belgium in 1964 and made his first solo flight in a glider at age 15. He has since accumulated over 7800 hours in 45 types of gliders and has won the Belgian Gliding Championship and World Mountain Gliding Championship several times. He specializes in flying long distance in the Alps, and trains and instructs competitive, long-distance glider pilots. He flew in the Belgian Air Force for two years, flew private jets for seven years, and freight for 15 years. He has 5500 hours of powered flight time in 34 types. A designer of model aircraft, his web site is www.pjmodelclassics.be.

Still More Mistral Magic

Flying a Glasair III with a Mistral rotary engine.

More Mistral Magic

Installing a rotary engine in a Glasair III.

Mistral Magic

Building a Glasair III with a Mistral rotary engine.

In Case You Missed it

Ask the DAR

Engine data plate, airworthiness certificate issued by an IA, ELT requirements with ADS-B.

Shop Made Tools

If you can build an aircraft, you can easily make your own tools.

Experimotive

Whats in Jean, Nevada? Most of the year, not much. But when the alternative engine crowd comes to town, the place starts to buzz. By Rick Lindstrom.

Plane and Simple

Making paint stick to aluminum.