Airpark Living, Continued

Last month, I talked about the various types of airparks available for those so inclined as well as the specific airpark, AZ82, that my...

Old World, New Engines

After putting another $140 into the gas tanks of my 300-hp biplane, I have to admit the newer sport planes coming out of Europe...

The Watch List

Is anything more disheartening than dropping a piece of hardware in your airframe and not being able to find it?  Yes. A loose nut...

A Hole Where an Airshow Should Be

EAA’s decision to cancel AirVenture 2020 as a precaution against the coronavirus has created a tremendous ripple effect. Not only are your travel and...

Airpark Living

Since the very discovery that such  a thing existed, I, like many other pilots, have dreamed of airpark living. For the purposes of this...

Going Around

Gallons of ink have been dedicated—with only minor effect—to figuring out what it is that joins pilots together. But clearly there’s something in the...

A Lesson in Control(s)

This is a story of a simple thing overlooked. It involves a basic concept of aircraft construction and maintenance that I have shared with...

Pilot: The Verb

I pretend to play guitar. To my neighbor’s irritation, I use a real guitar when I pretend, not an air guitar. While learning new...

Flying: Part Science, Part Artform

Many years ago, I had a position in the training department of my regional airline. In addition to the needs of our own airline,...

Just a Trim, Please

Being well out of trim myself at the time, staying busy whirling the little knobbed wheel in the Cessna 150 trainer never appeared overly...

In Case You Missed it

Best Practices – Workshop Safety

A safe workshop is a happy workshop.

Audio Control Panels

We compare three models from Garmin and PS Engineering.

Alternative Energies

Electric vehicles and aircraft may be the future, but how will we create the energy to power them while minimizing environmental damage? By Dean Sigler.

Another Look at Fuel-System Testing

In light of additional research and input from manufacturers, Dave Prizio revises some of his previous recommendations on testing your fuel system.