EAA Says LSA Expansion Still On Track

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) announced that the Modernization of Special Airworthiness Certificates (MOSAIC) rulemaking initiative remains on track following meetings of ASTM International...

Bearhawk Owners Gather in New Zealand

The other down under is an untamed wilderness comprising the South and North islands of New Zealand. Together they outsize Great Britain. However, just...
Bearhawk Companion

First Customer-Built Bearhawk Companion Completed

Bearhawk Aircraft announced today the first flight of a Bearhawk Companion, side-by-side two-place aircraft. The Companion is a utility aircraft with backcountry flying characteristics....
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EAA Interview: Looking Ahead To Task-Based Phase I Flight Testing

We talk with EAA's Sean Elliott and Tom Charpentier about the proposed changes to Experimental Phase I flight test.

Remembering Chris Heintz

Chris Heintz was a life-long advocate for the advancement and promotion of recreational flying.
Chris Heintz

Zenair Founder Chris Heintz Passes

Prolific aircraft designer and founder of Zenair Chris Heintz has died. According to Zenith Aircraft, “Chris died peacefully at his home in Southern France...

The Hiring Spree Continues: Zenith, Too

Recently, both Van's Aircraft and Sonex have reached out to the homebuilder community in search of qualified employees and that's something on Zenith's radar...

EAA Updates AirVenture NOTAM

EAA has made several changes to the Oshkosh arrival and departure procedures, and published them in the new AirVenture NOTAM. The special procedures will...

Sonex Is Hiring

We've been talking about the "boom" in Experimental aviation for the last year. Virtually every company we speak to has seen sales increase through...

Seen at Sun ‘n Fun

There is more to Sun 'n Fun than just airplanes. The "Fun" is enhanced when we don't take ourselves too seriously.

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Wind Tunnel

Recently, there has been increasing interest in the efficiency of all vehicles, including airplanes. Designers are seeking to make airplanes that perform better and burn less fuel. Barnaby Wainfan takes a close look at the aerodynamics and mathematics behind this deceptively complex process.

Mr. Bearhawk’s Wild Ride

Calm winds at the airport and clear skies don’t necessarily mean it’s a good day to go flying!

Learning to Weld

Ken Scott's series on welding closes with an afterword from his mentor, Philip Groelz, who explains why TIG welding is the way to go.

The Seclusion Solution

How my GlaStar turned a five-hour drive into an hour.