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Scott Brumbelow

Scott Brumbelow
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Scott is a private pilot who has been flying for over 30 years. He and his wife began construction of an RV-8A in 1996, though progress was delayed with the birth of their three kids. After partnerships in an Aeronca Champ and Cessna 140, N889BS flew for the first time in October 2003 after seven years and 1500 hours of construction. Having now flown the RV for 20 years, Scott hopes to soon trade the “all natural” color scheme for real paint. Maybe!

Out of the Shadows

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Are airplanes good for the soul?

In Case You Missed it

Engine Update: New Life for Old Radials

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Barrett Precision Engines has taken the nine-cylinder Vedeneyev M14P radial engine to a whole other level with a fuel-injection upgrade and new ignition system. By Marc Cook.

What’s The Worst That Could Happen?

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When you're tempted to take shortcuts during a build or repair without asking questions about the ramifications, it may be wise to contemplate the worst-case scenario.

Celebrating the RV-6

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This month, along with the EAA, we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the...

More Toys

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Back in July 2014, I wrote a column justifying all of the toys we...