Wicks Announces Fall Workshops

Want to get a leg-up on your welding or fabric-covering skills? Wicks Aircraft might be able to help. The company has announced the dates for...

New Oil Thermostat for Rotax 912 Engines

ThermoStasis has introduced an oil thermostat designed to regulate the oil temperature of Rotax 912 series engines installed in Experimental aircraft. CNC-machined from 6061-T6...

Belite Adds Pricing Options

Belite Aircraft has announced two significant changes to kit pricing, a new aluminum rib wing design and a tack-welded fuselage variation, both of which...

Backcountry Super Cubs added to FAA Eligible List

The FAA national kit evaluation team was in Douglas, Wyoming, during the first week of December 2010 to evaluate four different aircraft kits produced...

Android Apps for Pilots

Sportys Pilot Shop announced at Sun n Fun that it is developing six new Android apps for pilots who use Android-based phones and tablets....

Honoring Zenith Designer Chris Heintz at AirVenture

On the opening day of AirVenture, Monday, July 25, starting at 10 a.m., EAA will honor Chris Heintz with a special presentation in the...

Kitfox Series 7 Super Sport Receives FAA 51 Percent Approval

The FAA National Kit Evaluation Team (NKET) recently concluded its evaluation of the Kitfox Series 7 Super Sport Aircraft, and in a letter dated...

RANS S-19 Added to FAA 51% List

RANS Designs President Randy Schlitter has announced that the S-19 Venterra will join the official Federal Aviation Administration 51% list. Schlitter said that making...

Garmin Flight Planning App for iPad and Other Mobile Devices

Garmin has announced Garmin Pilot, a new aviation app for iOS devices, including the iPad and iPhone, and Android-based mobile devices. The app offers...

Sennheiser Introduces S-1 Passive Headset

Everyone talks about active noise canceling (ANR) when it comes to aviation headsets, but what I've learned over 34 years of flying is that...

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Aero ‘lectrics

Break out your laptops, iPhones and iPads. There is a new batch of apps and other software that can help pilots chart their course when traveling cross-country.

Plane and Simple

DIY firewall penetration.

Pole to Pole!

Around the world over both poles (part 2).

Arion Lightning

Test pilot Chuck Berthe flew the Arion Lightning not once but twice, in two different factory demonstrators. The first flight raised concerns about the trim system and longitudinal stability, while the second flight (months later) impressed with improvements to the trim system and the consequent betterment of the airplane’s handling characteristics.