Van’s Aircraft Updates Business Plans for 2022

In a video released on January 16th, Van’s Aircraft President Rian Johnson and VP Greg Hughes discussed several aspects of the company’s business plan...

Zenith Returning to Texas with February Workshop

Zenith Aircraft Company is returning to southwestern Texas to host its popular hands-on kit aircraft building workshop. The two-day workshop will be held February...

CubCrafters’ Jim Richmond Passes

The man who started with the simple idea of refurbishing Piper Cubs and turned that into the immensely successful company building all-new, better-than-the-original utility...

AOPA Nall Report: Homebuilt Accidents Down Slightly

The overall GA accident record showed a mixed bag.

New Parmetheus G3 Landing and Taxi Lights from WAT

Whelen Aerospace Technologies (WAT) announced today the launch of its brand new Parmetheus™ G3 LED landing and taxi lights. The new G3 Series is 2.5...
Rotax-582 engine

So Long, Smokey: Rotax Discontinues 582 Engine

When the four-cylinder, four-stroke Rotax 912 hit the market in 1989, few industry watchers predicted it would signal the end of the two-stroke engine....

STOL Drag Receives FAA National Accreditation

In 2019, STOL Drag got its start after becoming the first new race class at the Reno Air Races in almost 20 years. This...

Van’s Announces Management Changes

Van’s Aircraft has shifted its management staff, saying it is “the right time to adjust the focus and priorities of the management team” in a year of rapidly expanding sales.

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.
Chris Heintz

Zenair Founder Chris Heintz Passes

Prolific aircraft designer and founder of Zenair Chris Heintz has died. According to Zenith Aircraft, “Chris died peacefully at his home in Southern France...

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All About Avionics

Sophisticated and capable audio systems used to be less common in Experimental aircraft, but now many pilots want expanded capabilities. There are ways to go about choosing and installing such systems that will alleviate unnecessary instrument noise and allow for the best audio quality possible. Avionics expert Stein Bruch walks you through the considerations and offers his top three tips for avoiding problems.

Ask the DAR

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


Stein Bruch Starting the new year, we welcome Stein Bruch back to resume his extremely...