Unforeseeable Experiences

Of this I’m convinced; had I arrived in Fargo, North Dakota in a Skyhawk, Sundowner or Cherokee instead of a homebuilt, my brief stay...

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...

Light Stuff

Roy Beisswenger takes a look at how you too can join the league of record holders in the ultralight world.

What’s New

Meet a new South African import LSA, read news from Jeppesen about updating your Chelton system, and a paint sprayer/respirator combination unit may interest the would-be plane painters among you.

Around the Patch

Editor-in-Chief Marc Cook looks closely the TSAs proposed badging plan for GA aircraft, which was buried in the Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP). Also, is there a chance for a Superior Air Parts revival?

What’s New

Two RANS kits return to production, Aircraft Spruce offers the Castleberry electric attitude indicator, and two Six Chuter SLSAs are certified.

Editor’s Log

The chain.

Wittman. Field.

AirVenture comes to this place, not from this place.

What’s New

The new Lancair Evolution flies, and the Aircraft Electronics Association speaks out on ADS-B implementation. The Arlington Fly-In and EAA sign new agreement, and Garmin introduces the GPSMAP 495. Aircrafters LLC is the distributor for a new overhead lighting console.

Checkpoints

Fun in cold weather.

In Case You Missed it

Future Fuels, Part 2

When 100LL phases out, the replacement will almost certainly be a 100-octane equivalent. But which one? By Paul Bertorelli.

Fast Filter Replacements

Fuel filters are found on every aircraft that has an engine. They need to...

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

Building a Hidden Oil Door Hinge and Latch

A different approach to a popular modification. By Brad Benson.