New Product: SUNLite LED Lighting System

AeroLEDs now offers a smaller version of its popular AeroSUN LED anti-collision/landing/taxi light system introduced last year at Oshkosh AirVenture. Both the SUNLite and...

Sun 'n Fun Wanderings

One of the best parts about working for KITPLANES is the opportunity I get to wander around a large show like Sun 'n Fun...

AKIA Advisory Board Gains New Members

The Aircraft Kit Industry Association (AKIA) was formed this past summer to provide corporations with a vested interest in homebuilding an opportunity to speak...
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Oshkosh Perseverance Award

The registration crew goes to great lengths to recognize those who have built an airplane and flown it to OSH for the first time....

Dynon Adds Hardware Modules to SkyView EFIS

Dynon Avionics is introducing three new hardware modules, two Mode-S transponders and an ARINC-429 interface, for the SkyView glass panel system. The new SV-XPNDR-261...

Aussie Outback SLSA to Debut at AirVenture

There’s now another Special Light Sport Aircraft (SLSA) distributor and training provider in the West. Airgyro Aviation, located in Spanish Fork, Utah, is the...

Garmin Pilot™ Application Expands Features, Capabilities and Global Reach

Garmin announced several global enhancements and an expanded feature set for the Garmin Pilot application on Apple and Android mobile devices. European IFR autorouting...

Ztron Labs Introduces Circuit Breaker Option

Tired of slow and unreliable mechanical breakers, excessive wiring and too many holes to cut? Ztron Labs has a solution: the ZL-BP8 or ZL-BP4. While...

Priming (with) the Pump!

There is a never ending debate, with good arguments on both sides, about priming the simple four-cylinder, carbureted Lycoming engine before starting. For as...

A Rare Sight in the Van's Booth at Sun 'n Fun

Here's a real head turner at the Van's display tent during opening day of SNF 2016: a fully equipped IFR airplane. Even Gus at...

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Rare Bird

A biplane designed in the 1920s inspires thoughts of aviations Golden Age, and for one pilot, its a perfect complement to his Aeronca Champ.

Whats a Nice Guy Like You Doing in a Plane Like This?

Making the transition from certified aircraft to Experimentals. By Todd DeVito.

Checkpoints

More toys.

What’s New

American Legend Aircraft debuts two additions to its line, Belite wins award at Sun n Fun, Richard Collins book reissued and Pro-G hub earns PMA. Edited by Mary Bernard.