Well There's Your Problem!

Dan "Nordo" West's 248 mph RV-8 held its place in the Sport Bronze race today, but wasn't able to move up because it started...

Aerolite 103 OSH Build Update

Dennis Carley and Rick Hayes set out on Monday to construct an Aerolite 103 Ultralight aircraft in one week. As it turns out, it...

Sebring

Last week was my first opportunity to visit the US Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, and I must say, I enjoyed it more than...

Aircraft Spruce Offers Plans and Materials for the Christavia

Just after we completed the final details on this years Plans Aircraft buyers guide (in this issue), we received word that Aircraft Spruce & Specialty has acquired the design rights for all three models of the Christavia aircraft. The Christavia MK-1, MK-2 and MK-4 were designed by homebuilder Ron Mason of Elmwood Aviation in Ontario, Canada. …

SMA Improves SR305-230 Diesel Engine, Drops Experimental Plans

SMA displayed its new version of the SR305-230 diesel engine, the SR305-230-E, with the E standing for enhanced. Features include 30 more horsepower and a FADEC system.

GRT Adds Lightning Detection to Horizon HX EFIS

GRT Avionics, a unit of Grand Rapids Technologies, Inc., has received approval for its Stormscope WX-500 software interface from L3 Communications - Avionics Systems....

New Ace Aircraft Website Goes Live

The home of the Ace family of kitbuilt aircraft, including the Junior Ace 6 and the Junior Ace E, is now supported by a...

Sensenich To Introduce Several New Props, for 65 to 220hp, STOL...

Sensenich Propeller is introducing several new adjustable-pitch carbon props for engines from 65 to 220 h.p.

President and CEO of Reno Air Race Association Resigns

Micheal Crowell, President and CEO of the Reno Air Racing Association, informed the Board of Directors today that he has resigned his position, effective immediately. Joey Scolari will serve as interim CEO.

Al Leppanen's Dakota Hawk

I built my Dakota Hawk from plans over a period of about three and a half years; the first flight was in October 2011....

In Case You Missed it

Carbon Monoxide Blues

Although not a huge factor in airplane crashes, carbon monoxide poisoning does contribute to accidents each year. This is entirely avoidable with a good, functional carbon monoxide detector in the cockpit. The choices in these units have increased over the years, so now there's no excuse to do without this useful tool; by Rick Lindstrom.

Odds and Observations

In a distant land, from which Vikings sailed and some of my forefathers sprang,...

Flange Transplant

Moving the end flange on a rib. By KITPLANES® Staff.

Ask the DAR

Repairman certificate eligibility, who to list as the manufacturer, installing ADS-B equipment.