Do Your Future Self a Favor

Anything you can do during the build, to make your project easier to maintain and upgrade in the future will be worth the few ounces added and hours they’d take now.

Socked In On a CAVU Day

Lake Tahoe can be a funny place. Surrounded by gorgeous countryside, it salutes the forested western slope of the Sierra on its California side,...

Young Eagles Program Surpasses 2.2 Million Kids Flown

The biggest youth aviation education program ever created reached a milestone as the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program surpassed 2.2 million kids flown...

How the Pros Do It: How Diamond Builds Composite Airplanes

Just like the homebuilder in the garage but with expensive tooling and more friends than you can muster on a Saturday to help with...

Bearhawk Companion Deliveries Begin

In a press release today, Bearhawk Aircraft announced the deliveries of the first two Bearhawk Companion kits. The new Bearhawk Companion is a side-by-side...

EAA To Hold Winter Flight Fest

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has announced that it will be holding its inaugural Winter Flight Fest at the EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh,...
SubSonex JSX-2T

Two-Seat SubSonex JSX-2T Progress Update

The two-seat SubSonex JSX-2T project was announced just before AirVenture 2019 receiving a positive reception during the show, and in the months since. A...

Garmin Introduces New Primary Flight Instrument Replacement

Garmin unveiled its GI 275, an electronic replacement for legacy primary flight instruments, on Wednesday. The GI 275 can serve as an attitude indicator,...

Norton Sonex

This Sonex project was purchased for its cross-country speed and the possibility for aerobatics. I hung a new solid-lifter Jabiru 3300 engine on the...

Back In the (jet) Saddle Again!

Loki got back in the air again today, the first time in just over two months. Back in the first week of November, an...

In Case You Missed it

Maintenance Matters

Affordable borescope.

To Bead or Not to Bead?

There is no question.

Garmin aera 796: Portable Syn Vision

Garmin builds on its portable product line with two new navigators: the aera 795 and 796. Paul Bertorelli reviews these synthetic-vision capable units.


A new rating and a new windshield.