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Mr. Bearhawk’s Wild Ride

Calm winds at the airport and clear skies don’t necessarily mean it’s a good day to go flying!

Error Chain

Gear collapse-not all mishaps happen in the air. By Russ Erb.

In Case You Missed it

Sportsman in Transition

A closer look at the “Version 1.5” Sportsman.

Safety Is No Accident: Glasair and GlaStar

Ron Wanttaja examines the accident data for the Glasair and GlaStar designs and finds structural support may play a key role.

Ask the DAR

Major changes to your homebuilt aircraft require sign off by the FAA. Mel Asberry explains how to keep it legal.

Down to Earth

The break-in and fly-off periods are nearly complete for the Vans RV-10, and now its time for paint and soon an unplanned cross-country trip; by Amy Laboda.