Ly-Con Awarded GARDSert Process

We were at Ly-Con Aircraft Engines the other day checking in on some O-200 cylinders when Ly-Con majordomo Ken Tunnell showed us a nifty...
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Insurance for Experimental Aircraft Roundtable

A hardening insurance market can impact your choice of homebuilt.

Ready for Main Engine Start!

That’s a phrase I haven’t heard since my space shuttle days, but it ran through my head yesterday as my wife got ready to...

New Products From Beringer

Beringer announced two new products for experimental aircraft - a double-shock suspension system which is supposed to reduce loads on the aircraft's landing gear...

How to Save 24 Pounds – and Look Great Doing It!

Our loyal RV-8, the Valkyrie, is rapidly approaching the 2000 hour mark on the Hobbs, and all of that time, she has been flying...

New LED-based instruments from Radiant Technology

Radiant Instruments introduced its new line of inexpensive, daylight-readable LED-based instruments. Designed to run off of standard 12 volts, this new line of instruments...

Puttering in the Shop

The dog days of August means that its hot in the shop in the afternoon! Out here in the Nevada hinterlands, it doesn’t pay...

McGloon Sonex

First flight of Sonex N188DM (s.n. 0739) was on May 25, 2020. With about half a tank of gas the airplane accelerated quickly using...

Van’s Introduces New IO-390 Variant for RV-14, Plus Updates to RV-10...

A more powerful, lighter-weight variant of the angle-valve IO-390 has become available for the two-seat RV-14/A. Called the IO-390-EXP119, the engine is rated at...

Many Garmin Web Services Down (UPDATED)

Update: On Monday, July 27, Garmin had a formal announcement on the system outages. Garmin Ltd. today announced it was the victim of a cyber...

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