Alternative Energies

Diesel engines, anyone? How about biofuel? More builders are turning to such alternatives in the name of fuel economy, while the industry awaits fuel cells and better batteries. By Dean Sigler.

Working With Experience

Part of my job is surprisingly solitary, moving words and photos around from my home office and corresponding with my staff and regular contributors...

Checkpoints

The magic of flying.

Helping Hands in the Plansbuilt Hangar

An appreciation for Steve Wittman's ingenious design and the community of those who build from plans.
Glasair Sportsman

Glasair Aviation to Restart With Kits, Not Two Weeks to Taxi

Glasair Aviation is planning to emphasize kit sales and production first and restart TWTT later.

No Two Rivets Alike

It's a first-world problem—I admit it. With too many airplanes in our little fleet, there is always something to be worked on, or an...

Checkpoints

Advice for flying in Alaska.

Record Opportunities

Disqualified from flying under the U.K.s strict aeromedical requirements, Steve Wood has nonetheless made a life of piloting his own airplane and promoting aviation while acquiring numerous world records along the way.

Your Head, Your Heart, Your Hands and the Truth

Three chords and the truth. That’s how songwriter Harlan Howard, who, with Hank Cochran, penned “I Fall to Pieces,” described country music. I got...

What’s New

In this months What's New, ECi announces a new extended warranty on its Titan cylinders, and Vesta, Inc. offers a new Experimental aircraft engine conversion based on a V-6 Honda auto engine; edited by Mary Bernard.

In Case You Missed it

Letters

Check Those Airboxes!Upon seeing the picture in Amy Laboda's airbox installation , we were...

Just In Case

I’ve participated in countless conversations with homebuilders that included the phrase, “Just in case.”...

Zenith STOL CH 750

Changing with the times, Zenith Aircraft has introduced an improved version of a design that debuted some 20 years ago. With a larger payload, more robust landing gear and greater visibility among other features, the CH 750 is tailored for today’s sport pilot;

Datalink Weather: Long-Term Exposure

Marc Cook relates his experience, more than four years' worth, with XM-sourced inflight weather.