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Vic Syracuse

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Vic is a commercial pilot, CFII with ASMEL/ASES ratings, an A&P/IA, DAR, and EAA technical advisor and flight counselor. Passionately involved in aviation for over 40 years, he has built 11 aircraft and logged over 10,000 hours in 72 different kinds of aircraft. Vic volunteers as a Young Eagle pilot and Angel Flight pilot. He chairs the EAA Homebuilt Council and is a member of EAA’s board of directors. He also has his own sport aviation business called Base Leg Aviation.

Checkpoints: Condition Inspections

I promised I would cover condition inspections in a future article, and having just completed a number of condition inspections for some non-builder owners,...

Checkpoints

Those pesky inspections.

Checkpoints

First flights.

Checkpoints

Do we really need all of these toys?

Checkpoints

Along the way.

In Case You Missed it

Viewfinder

Editor-at-Large Marc Cook considers the relevance of airworthiness directives for homebuilders and reflects on what he learned about the current homebuilt market at Sun ’n Fun.
Subsonex paint

Turbine Temptation: Adding Some Color

John Stahr performs airbrush magic on the jet.

Down to Earth

How do you build and fly a homebuilt aircraft while still maintaining a good relationship with spouse and family? That is the question, and Amy Laboda offers some answers.

Light Stuff

Should powered-parachute and trike pilots have the option of earning a commercial license? By Roy Beisswenger.