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Ty Connell

Ty Connell grew up in the shadow of Naval Air Station Oceana on the East Coast and has been fascinated with aircraft since his youth. Still a student pilot, he is currently working on a Van’s RV-14A.

Repairing a Damaged Lead Counterweight

When trimming the elevator counterweights of a Van’s RV-14 kit, I modified one of the weights incorrectly. This led to the holes in the...

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Rockwell BenchJaws introduced, Kitfox Aircraft offers engine options, and Garmin debuts new VHF, nav/com radios.

Power In a Box

Self-contained digital power distribution systems make for simplified installations and circuit health monitoring.

Hide the Hinge

“Trick” hinge mods that are simple to incorporate into certain hinged assemblies.

Fuel Pump Replacement

I was climbing out from my home base airport in Chino, California. I noticed...