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Russ Niles

Russ Niles
Editor-in-Chief — AVweb

Dickson Confirmed As New FAA Administrator

In a vote along party lines, the Senate approved the nomination of former Delta VP of flight pperations Steve Dickson as the next FAA...

EAA Vintage Director Killed In Jenny Crash

EAA Vintage Aircraft Association board of directors member Ron Alexander was killed Thursday in the crash of his recently restored Curtiss Jenny at Peach...

Murphy Radical Adds Bike Racks

Murphy Aircraft unveiled the Radical at AirVenture and caught the attention of showgoers with an unusual option. The third generation of the company's light...

SNF Grass Runway Extension Not Ready

The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association (LAMA) is warning those flying into Paradise City at Sun 'n Fun that the runway extension is not ready...

Australia Mandates Control Cable Replacement At 15 Years

Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has issued a final rule that will require the full replacement and re-rigging of primary flight control cable system...

Aero Adventure amphibious LSA Crash at Sebring

Our sister publication AVweb is reporting that Sheriff's deputies have confirmed two people died in the crash of an Aero Adventure amphibious LSA near...

Lightspeed Unveils "Quietest" Headset

Lightspeed says it has raised the standard for active noise reduction headsets with its new Zulu PFX. At a news conference at AirVenture 2013,...

EAA Says Fight Over Controllers Not Over

EAA Chairman Jack Pelton says the effect of the FAA's imposition of fees for air traffic controllers at AirVenture will ripple through the industry...

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A Wood Tailwheel Lift

(Or how to save your achin back.)

Plane and Simple

Non-round panel openings.

Aero ‘lectrics

Anodize, anodize, and aluminum exercise.

Family Affair

Building a Legend Cub at the factory.