Letters

Air/Fuel Ratio Display Great article on air/fuel ratio monitoring in the March 2019 issue. Is there a smaller version of the display unit available? Like...

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Big Brother Is My Copilot I appreciate the sentiments expressed by Tom Wilson in his February 2019 column. Any information transmitted via ADS-B beyond position...

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Advice on Advice In his "Rear Cockpit" column , Tom Wilson states, "So often we know the right thing to do but justify a less...

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Tungsten In Eric Stewart's article, "Titans of Tungsten" , he mentioned using tungsten as a counterweight because it is 1.5 times denser than lead. If...

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Long Live Long-EZs! I really liked the article on the Rutan Aircraft Flying Experience and the idea of keeping canards alive. Let me tell...

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Unairworthy

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Channel Challenger

Dick Starks and the Dawn Patrol get a front-row seat to the Bleriot XI replica’s very successful first flight. Next comes flying off the 40 in preparation for its English Channel flight.

Practical Electrical

Battery facts and fables for the aircraft builder–part 2. By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.

Wind Tunnel

When is an airplane in trim? At least to the pilot, the airplane is trimmed when no stick force is required to maintain equilibrium. So how do we achieve this? Barnaby Wainfan explains any number of ways to go about it, including the use of trimtabs, spring systems, sparrow strainers and variable incidence tails.