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Ron Wanttaja

Ron Wanttaja
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Ron Wanttaja is a systems engineer, engaged in satellite orbit/constellation design and analysis, launch vehicle and onboard propulsion system trades, and operations concepts for space systems. He worked on the early design studies for the International Space Station.

Special Light Sport Airplane Accidents

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Some surprising results when compared to traditional Cessnas.

Turnbuckles for the 21st Century

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The MS series turnbuckle can eliminate conventional safety wiring.

Homebuilt Accidents: Reassurance

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Don’t let the statistics get you down.

Homebuilt Accidents: Passing the Engine Baton

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How does the Rotax 912 compare to traditional engines used in small homebuilts?

Homebuilt Accidents: Captains vs. Fledglings

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How does pilot experience affect the accident rate?

Homebuilt Accidents: Emergency Landings

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Pilot skills become critical when the engine quits.

Homebuilt Accidents: The Pilot’s Condition

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Bushy-tailed optional, bright-eyed mandatory.

ADS-B and the Little Guy

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ADS-B installation may be avoidable for many small homebuilts.

Where Have All the Homebuilts Gone?

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Thousands of E/A-B aircraft have been removed from the rolls, but most of them haven’t existed for decades.

Homebuilt Accidents: Fire!

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Quite possibly, your eyes glazed over‭ ‬a bit when you saw the title of this‭ ‬article‭. ‬Quite possibly‭, ‬you’re poised to skim forward a...

In Case You Missed it

Rear Cockpit

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Youthful ignorant that I was, it took a few years for me to realize...

2011 Plansbuilt Buyer’s Guide

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Some 135 designs you can build from scratch.

Second Time Charm

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There’s no other way but to admit that I found dozens of reasons to...

Letters

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Winner’s Circle What’s this I hear about Paul Dye already winning some kind of award...