Hummel Happenings

Hummel Aircraft holds its 2021 fly-in at its new home in Howell, Michigan.

Dealing With Off-Nominal: Part 2

What to do when the engine has “quit.”

Diary of a Panel Upgrade, Part 2

Finding the finish line in this Garmin G3X Touch upgrade.

A Tale of Two Mustangs

Paul Cox has 47 years and 4300 hours in the Mustang II.

Get Grounded

It’s almost cliche. You’re having intermittent noise or performance issues in your avionics suite, and someone says, “It’s probably a bad ground.” The truth...

Importing From Canada, Selling in Phase I

Question: There is this nice RV-4 available for sale in Canada. It’s been built by an experienced builder. They have flown the airplane for...

Dealing With Off-Nominal: Part 1

Taking a closer look at “off-nominal” flight experiences and what to do about them.

Avionics Dropout

In this case, the non-builder owner stated that the avionics, including his EFIS, would intermittently drop out while in flight and sometimes even on...

Prop Job

How often do you wander the flight line and see a classic aircraft with a propeller that just makes you stop and go “Wow!”...

Being Cool

Despite Newton’s claims, those of us who have been upside down, under the panel, with sweat dripping uphill, know that there are sopping exceptions...

In Case You Missed it

Safety is No Accident: Lancair Designs

Author Ron Wanttaja uses NTSB data to illustrate how Lancair designs of all varieties stand in the ratings of aircraft accidents vis--vis other homebuilts.

Checkpoints

Prebuy inspection success tips.

Cable-Exit Fairings

Don't let unsightly cable-exit holes spoil the look or performance of your aircraft.

Completions

Builders share their successes.