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.
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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...

The Hiring Spree Continues: Zenith, Too

Recently, both Van's Aircraft and Sonex have reached out to the homebuilder community in search of qualified employees and that's something on Zenith's radar...

Sonex Is Hiring

We've been talking about the "boom" in Experimental aviation for the last year. Virtually every company we speak to has seen sales increase through...

Kitfox Announces New Model With Stunning New Rotax Engine

Kitfox Aircraft, ever the innovator in the kitbuilt industry, showed early examples of its latest Series 7 STi with the promising new six-cylinder Rotax...
Glasair Aviation assembly shop.

Work at Glasair Aviation

As Glasair Aviation USA moves into the next phase of its "Covid Pause," the company is looking for a technical support person at its...

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Light Stuff

Roy Beisswenger reports on The Farm, and all that was new and exciting in the ultralight area at Oshkosh AirVenture 2011.

Lancair Love Story

Few homebuilders forget the first airplane they constructed, even if they go on to do others. That was the case with Mike Maxwell, who had pretty much given up on ever seeing his Lancair 235 again. But life is nothing if not full of surprises, and Mike was in for a big one.

KitStuff

In many ways, Robrucha’s cartoons are as much a part of KITPLANES® as the...

Engine Beat

A step-by-step guide to doing maintenance on a Slick magneto. By Steve Ells.