Sonex Aircraft Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Launches New Web Site and a Big Sale Too! Today marks the 20th Anniversary of Sonex Aircraft! On February 28, 1998, John Monnett lifted-off from...

Superior Air Parts Extends Warranty on Millennium Cylinders to 37 Months

Scott Hayes, VP, Sales and Marketing for Superior Air Parts, Inc., announced that the company has increased the warranty on all factory-new Millennium Cylinders...

Aircraft Spruce Opens Illinois Location

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co.  opened a distribution warehouse in West Chicago, IL, located in a 52,000 sq. ft. warehouse situated between Du Page...

First US-Built Sling TSi Completed

The South African kit manufacturer celebrated a milestone this week when the first Sling TSi built at the company’s Southern Californian builder-assistance center completed...
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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.

The Beauty of Wood

I have been touring the birthplace of aviation for the past couple of days - no, not THAT birthplace of Aviation - the OTHER...

Rubber Band Trick

  I have watched and helped with the assembly of Lycoming engines before - but each time I've seen it done, there are little variations...

Is That Bolt Hollow?

Why yes…yes it is! One of the clever inventions we ran into at AirVenture this year was on display at the Click Bond booth. Click...

First Fly-in of Spring

Despite the forty feet of snow in the mountains above our home, despite this week's northeastern snowstorm, despite the fact that it is mid-March...

Ultimate Instrument Proficiency Check

I fly a lot of new experimental aircraft, which means I do a lot of flying with the latest technology when it comes to...

In Case You Missed it

Testing, Testing!

Part 2: Determining Material Properties

Cables and Pulleys

Even though many planes have most of their flight controls actuated by pushrods and...

Polish Makes Perfect

How to polish your plane.

Speedster Evolution

Kitfox Series 7 steps up to speed.