Sling Aircraft Tour: Keeping the Pipeline Flowing

Our man Paul Dye is in South Africa this week flying the all-new Sling High Wing airplane. The company has pulled out all the...

Carbon Cub FX-3 Giveaway

A brand new 2022 Carbon Cub FX-3 is being given away as the Grand Prize in an annual raffle to benefit the Alaska Airmen’s...

Old Pilot’s Camper Journal: Sun ‘n Fun 2022 #7

It happens every year. I arrive at Sun 'n Fun two or three days before the show even starts and begin to wonder if...

Postcards from Sun ‘n Fun 2022

Wish you were here.
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ScaledBirds Radial-Powered Curtiss P-36 60% Replica

An airplane-loving design student’s senior project gave rise to a family business dedicated to building scaled replica fighters “the right way.” ScaledBirds is a...

A Boot “What’s-it?”

While trolling through the bins of assorted parts and treasures at the B&B Airparts booth today, we ran across this odd piece of rubber...

Teaching Tool

While wandering around Sun ‘n Fun this afternoon, we were stopped by this excellent demonstration of cylinder technology on the table at the Superior...

They’re Not Kidding!

When Sun ‘n Fun posts a warning sign about the local wildlife in Florida, those folks who “aren’t from around here….” would do well...
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Hartzell Propeller Update from Sun ‘n Fun 2022

Hartzell's JJ Frigge offers an update on the company's latest backcountry props as well as a look at what's cooking for the rest of...

Supercharger for Jabiru 3300

Marc Holcomb, a retired Hughes Aircraft engineer, has developed a supercharger for the popular Jabiru 3300A engine. While the stock 3300 develops about 120...

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Dan’s World

Columnist and RV builder Dan Checkoway advocates keeping it simple so that you can actually afford to fuel and fly your homebuilt aircraft. He claims many builders buy into the hype about the latest and greatest equipment must-haves, and then complain about the price at the pump.

Plastic Tubing No-No

The symptom was a static system that leaked like a sieve when tested. Further...

Wire Science

Practical electrical.

2021 Homebuilt Aircraft Directory

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