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Tenley Ong

Tenley Ong
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Tenley Ong is a flight coordinator in Sacramento, California. After dreaming of flying her whole life, she passed her private pilot check ride in a Van’s RV-14 in January 2022. She currently serves on the board of her local EAA chapter while pursuing her ratings and restoring her Van’s RV-6. If she’s not flying, she’s probably riding her bike, skiing or on an adventure somewhere.

Second Chance Six

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Part 7: Did you know that trailering an airplane across town is an all-day event? I didn’t.

Second Chance Six

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Part 6: Working up the panel plus some odds and ends.

Second Chance Six

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Part 5: Uncovering the history of N2165U and doing lots of sanding.

Second Chance Six

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Fuel tanks are done! Now what?

Second Chance Six

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Part 3: My fuel tanks are sloshy. What can I do?

Second Chance Six

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Starting the restoration. Where do you even begin?

A Resto Begins

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Here’s something we all sort of know: The world of general aviation is a hidden gem. Very few people get to experience an aerial...

A Dream Becomes Reality

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Like a lot of kids, I dreamed of flying. I used to ask for a flying car for Christmas every year. As an adult,...

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Still Young at 35

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Vans RV-4 is still going strong.

Wind Tunnel

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Pitch is not the only axis involved in making an airplane fly well. Yaw and roll are also important, and this month Barnaby Wainfan turns his attention to lateral/directional stability and its effect on flying qualities.

Builder Liability and You

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There are ways to protect yourself from lawsuits when you sell a homebuilt aircraft. These include accurate and complete documentation of the building process, adherence to manufacturers instructions during the build, a good record of safe flight over a period of time, third party liability insurance protection and a signed liability waiver.

Electronic Ignitions

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As electronic ignitions become more popular, some homebuilders will want to consider making the switch (especially given the potential savings in fuel costs). Tom Wilson provides an overview of the marketplace and offers a “cost-benefit” analysis.