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Tim Cole

Tim Cole
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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

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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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Slow Leak From a Quick Drain

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Solving the mystery of dirty oil leaking from an engine full of clean oil.

Edging to the Rescue

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Sometimes the aircraft kits we build can use a little extra help when it...

Funny Money

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When I was a kid, way back in the 1960s, one of the toughest...

All About Avionics: Wire Stripping and Crimping

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Wire stripping and crimping might seem like a basic skills, but when done improperly can have nasty consequences. Stein Bruch gives an overview of the proper tools and methods you'll need to keep your avionics humming.