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Todd DeVito

Todd DeVito
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Todd DeVito is a recreational private pilot and renowned slacker. He would like to build his own plane someday, but let's face it, that sounds like a lot of work. He can frequently be found bouncing his bright red RV-4 down the runways of Nevada, California, Idaho, and Arizona.

What’s a Nice Guy Like You Doing in a Plane Like...

Making the transition from certified aircraft to Experimentals.

In Case You Missed it

The Dawn Patrol

When the National Geographic Channel throws down an aviation challenge, The Dawn Patrol answers the call.

Ask the DAR

Do you need to run your engine for the DAR? How does using a certified engine and prop affect your Phase I test period? How about the gray areas regarding dual flight instruction? DAR Mel Asberry gives you the straight scoop.

Flying Qualities and the Horizontal Tail

An airplane's horizontal tail is critical to stabilizing the airplane in pitch, trimming out pitching moments caused by the wing and providing control power for maneuverability.

Supercharged F-1 Rocket

While builder Wolfgang Meyn loved the F-1 Rocket quickbuild kit, things got a little more complicated (and exciting) when he decided to add an Aero Supercharger Solutions supercharger teamed up with a modified Airflow Performance fuel-injection system; by Ed Wischmeyer.