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Tim Cole

Tim Cole
Tim Cole is the chief content officer of Belvoir Media Group, publishers of Kitplanes, AVweb.com, Aviation Safety and numerous additional magazines, newsletters and web sites serving the information needs of general aviation pilots. He is an instrument-rated private pilot, and holds a 50-ton captain’s license from the U.S. Coast Guard. In prior roles he served as an editor at leading marine magazines, and was the science/technology/aerospace editor of Popular Mechanics. Tim’s editorial assignments have taken him aboard America’s nuclear Navy, to climate change studies at the South Pole, and to particle physics cyclotrons in Siberia. Tim and his wife, Sarah Smedley, live in Greenwich, Connecticut and New York City.

Book Review: Shuttle, Houston

It was not just another day in the life of NASA flight director Paul Dye, who was sitting in the exalted center seat at mission control...

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Laser Tag

An inexpensive laser pointer makes it easy to drill holes in exactly the right place.

Home Shop Machinist

Spin class.

VedaloHD Sunglasses

Editor-in-Chief Marc Cook and Bob Fritz give two thumbs up to two different models of these Italian-made beauties.

Design Process: Landing Gear, Part 4

Last month we looked at how the static stability of the airplane when it...