Higgs, Grove Form AC Aero

Engine designer and industry consultant Andrew Higgs has joined with Sport class air racer Karl Grove to form AC Aero USA LLC. The new...
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Industry Check In With Sonex Aircraft

Sonex's Mark Schaible takes a few minutes to talk about what's happening with the company.

Garmin Introduces Big-Screen aera 760

Garmin today introduced a larger-screen version of its aera navigator. The aera 760 boasts a 7-inch screen, which is 2 inches larger than the current aera...

Garmin’s virtual Sun ‘n Fun experience with aviation webinars

With the cancellation of several marquee aviation events, Garmin is bringing an educational line-up of webinars to its customers. Ranging from an overview of...

Superior Responds to Crankshaft NPRM

Superior Air Parts issued a statement regarding the FAA’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on potentially defective crankshafts in some Lycoming engines. This NPRM, which identifies cranks...

Planepower FlySafe FS Series Alternators

Lightweight, primary/standby alternators are designed to meet the electrical power demands of new-generation glass panel homebuilt and experimental aircraft.
Garmin Pilot App version 10

Garmin Updates Pilot App

A seamless transition from tablet to cockpit is the theme of Garmin’s updates to the Pilot app announced today. In particular, the new features...

Young Eagles Program Surpasses 2.2 Million Kids Flown

The biggest youth aviation education program ever created reached a milestone as the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program surpassed 2.2 million kids flown...

Bearhawk Companion Deliveries Begin

In a press release today, Bearhawk Aircraft announced the deliveries of the first two Bearhawk Companion kits. The new Bearhawk Companion is a side-by-side...
SubSonex JSX-2T

Two-Seat SubSonex JSX-2T Progress Update

The two-seat SubSonex JSX-2T project was announced just before AirVenture 2019 receiving a positive reception during the show, and in the months since. A...

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Letters

ELSA—Weight Matters!I read your helpful piece in the June 2014 issue about ELSAs ...

Light Stuff

If your homebuilt aircraft requires more assembly than actual fabrication, what does that mean vis-a-vis the FAA’s 51% rule? Roy Beisswenger looks into it.

Ask the DAR

How do you know when the sum of purchased parts exceeds the 51% rule? Does the data plate have to match the registration? DAR Mel Asberry answers these questions and more.

Splitting Tubing for Trim Purposes

By Jim Kinninger.