Head on a Swivel

Do you ever get too comfortable when you're flying? I routinely fly from our airpark down to a neighboring private airpark to work on...

Dynon EFIS D-10A Now Approved for Installation in Certain Type-Certificated Aircraft

In an announcement at Sun 'n Fun, EAA, FAA and Dynon officials said they have established a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) process for installation...

Homebuilder's (Brief) Guide to Sun 'n Fun

There is a lot to see and do at Sun 'n Fun, and even a lot NOT to do - just sitting and watching...

B-Model Kits Added to FAA NKET Eligible Kit List

Sonex Aircraft announced that FAA National Kit Evaluation Team (NKET) checklists for the new Sonex and Waiex B-Model kits, and the new Xenos Motorglider...

Hobart Introduces EZ-TIG 165i Welder

Hobart’s EZ-TIG 165i is heralded as the quickest and easiest AC/DC TIG welder to set up and use, the company says. Designed for first-time...

Winter Wind Blues

When I was a young pilot growing up in Minnesota, winter never stopped us from flying - at least not for long once we'd shoveled the snow out of the way of the hangar doors.

Dynon Skyview

Dynon introduces the Skyview system and we talk with Nick Bogner about its current and future capabilities. The system is based on 10" and 7" screens, and prices start at $3,900.

Belite Altimeter App – with Humidity!

Sharp-eyed readers will figure out quickly that I am no longer at Sun 'n Fun in Florida - while I might have taken the...

DRE Shows Improved Headset

DRE Communications has made significant improvements to the monaural, passive-noise-reduction DRE1000 budget headset, now known as the DRE1001.

Ponchos 'n Fun

The first two hours of Sun n Fun 2018 were great, and then came the rain and the the lightning. At 4 PM is...

In Case You Missed it

Pioneer Mechanics in Aviation

A book by Giacinta Bradley Koontz covering the history of early and notable A&P mechanics. Reviewed

All About Avionics

With all of the ways to get GPS information into the cockpit, a handheld unit remains a viable option. By Stein Bruch.


Builders share their successes.

Fuel Shutoff Valve

There's more to an extended-range fuel system than just adding tanks.