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Tom Wilson

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Pumping avgas and waxing flight school airplanes got Tom into general aviation in 1973, but the lure of racing cars and motorcycles sent him down a motor journalism career heavy on engines and racing. Today he still writes for peanuts and flies for fun.

Compression Ignition (Diesel & Jet A)

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Two Stroke

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Corvair

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2021 Engine Buyer’s Guide

Power up with our yearly powerplant directory.

Flat Four-Stroke Gasoline

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Electric

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Radial and Rotary

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Volkswagen

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Flights of Fancy

It’s more cliché than observation to note there’s a whole lot of dreaming going on in aviation.

Forgetting How?

Overheard comments are often the most interesting, probably because your brain is in a more receptive mode than if also occupied trying to one-up...

In Case You Missed it

Buying Used Lightning Detection

Avionics guru Larry Anglisano examines the market for used lightning-detection gear.

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

Ask the DAR

Can you use Function Code 33 to amend Experimental aircraft limitations and flight-test locations?

Completions

Builder share their successes.