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Steve Ashby

Steve Ashby
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Steve Ashby is a sometime lawyer and full-time aviation aficionado from Atlanta, Georgia. He learned to fly in 1980 and has adopted a 1968 Skyhawk (your Grandma could fly it). Steve is also working on a Van's RV-8A which he swears will be completed on (a) Thursday.

DUC Propellers Rolls Out Tiger 3

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A new prop specially designed to handle the power range from a Rotax 912 through 916.

Cicaré 8 Kit Helicopter Debuts at AirVenture

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It’s new, it's beautiful, and, as it turns out, it is a kit which can be completed in 200 hours, or even faster at a Cicaré builder assist facility.

Vic’s New Helo

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As readers may recall, Kitplanes Contributing Editor Vic Syracuse built and flew a four place helicopter to AirVenture in 2023. Upon returning home to...

Future Builders

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Pilot Zoey Foster (age 6) takes the lead in her Pedal Power RV. Little brother Riley (age 2) flies her wing in a T-6....

Forty-Year-Old Ultralight Still Flying At AirVenture

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At the 1993 EAA annual convention (long before they called it AirVenture) a young dreamer walked the ultralight grounds with hopes of someday building...

Hybrid Propulsion is Coming

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Aeromarine promises a hybrid propulsion system.

Steve Goes to Reno

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Editor's note: We let Steve roam freely around the pits in Reno. Besides the stories he posted from around Reno Stead, here's what he...

Yamaha-Powered STOL Highlander

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Eddie Sanches herds an American Airlines 777 around for a living, but on the weekends he enjoys the rough and tumble world of STOL...

Badlands Vaquero Debuts at Reno Air Races

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Short take off and landing (STOL) competitions are storming the country as the most popular new events at air races, flyins and air shows....

Turbine Murphy Moose/Beast Makes Big Splash at AirVenture

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The Murphy Moose, a four-place, high wing, all-aluminum back-country hauler, was released to the kit-building public over 20 years ago. Designed for ease of...

In Case You Missed It

Caffeine and Quality

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I’ve found coffee and aviation are inexorably linked.

Flocking of the Experimenters

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Celebrating the Experimental spirit at a growing Mojave fly-in.

Editor’s Log

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The flying bug.

Completions

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Builders share their successes.