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Robert L. Nuckolls

Robert L. Nuckolls
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Bob Nuckolls retired from Beech Aircraft in 2007 after more than 45 years of work in certificated aviation and over 25 years of support for the homebuilt aircraft industry. Bob publishes "The AeroElectric Connection" from his website at www.aeroelectric.com He also hosts the AeroElectric-List on Matronics.com. This special interest forum serves approximately 1600 participants.

Practical Electrical

Whats all this reliability stuff anyhow? By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.

Lithium vs. Lead-Acid

Lithium vs. Lead-Acid—the bench tests.

Wire Science

Practical electrical.

Practical Electrical

Battery facts and fables: lithium lead-acid equivalency. By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.

Practical Electrical

Battery facts and fables—Lithium considerations. By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.

Practical Electrical

Battery facts and fables for the aircraft builder–part 2. By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.

Practical Electrical

Battery facts and fables for the aircraft builder–Part 1. By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.

Practical Electrical

What’s all this master switch stuff anyhow? By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.

Practical Electrical

Wire termination science—part III. By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.

Practical Electrical

Understanding DO-160. By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.

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Ask the DAR

Mel Asberry answers readers’ questions on one-off engineering data requirements, how to fill out an AC 20-27G form, and how to test-fly an aircraft in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Ask the DAR

Converting an ultralight to ELSA, kit without a bill of sale, engine missing its data plate.

Analysis Tools

We don't use slide rules anymore. Back in the day, they were handy...

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Sportys offers cockpit accessories, Patterson Aerosales introduces a new engine from Italy, and the single-place Onex prototype from Sonex flies. Edited by Mary Bernard.