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Under New Management

An inside look at EFII's all-new electronic engine control system for Experimental Lycomings.

Ask the DAR

Questions about operating limitations when changing engines and adding avionics for IFR.

A Ground Loop Story

Sometimes stuff happens.

Error Chain

Primed for a problem-engine trouble at the flick of a switch.

Build Your Skills: Composites (Part 6)

In this series installment, author Bob Fritz takes you through the basics of a three-day project you can really use: lightweight fiberglass wheel chocks. The article covers materials, cutting, patterns, foam cutting, eliminating bubbles, and pitfalls to look out for during the build; by Bob Fritz.

Aspen Avionics AT300

Aspen Avionics AT300 is designed to be a drop-in replacement for a vertical speed indicator, but you'll get a lot more usable information in the cockpit when you couple it to your GPS; by Rick Lindstrom.

To Launch a Light Sport

In the third part of this series on building a Jabiru J250 Light Sport airplane, author Bob Fritz installs the elevator, trim and aileron cables, paints some of the interior, installs the master break cylinder, and moves on to the rudder pedals and flaps.

To Launch a Light Sport

Bob Fritz finds that in the midst of making progress, the build process has its own value. Here, he walks through the process of designing and installing an on-board fire extinguisher system for his Jabiru J250, and offers a few tips for locating holes and installing the wings.

Avionics Special: Construction Zone

Marc Cook succumbs to the siren song of the Garmin G3X, and clears the flight deck for an avionics upgrade.

To Launch a Light Sport

After a disappointing postponement of the first flight, the Jabiru J250 takes to the skies for real. By Bob Fritz.