Dickson Confirmed As New FAA Administrator

In a vote along party lines, the Senate approved the nomination of former Delta VP of flight pperations Steve Dickson as the next FAA...

Sensenich To Introduce Several New Props, for 65 to 220hp, STOL...

Sensenich Propeller is introducing several new adjustable-pitch carbon props for engines from 65 to 220 h.p.

uAvionix Developing Diversity ADS-B Device

Called the skyBeacon X, the unit will employ dual antennas—hence the diversity name—with one facing down and one facing upward.

Garmin Updates G5 And G3X Touch

Garmin has added features to the G5 and G3X Touch EFISs ahead of next week’s Oshkosh. New configurations of the G3X Touch for experimental...

Aircraft Spruce Named Lycoming Engines Distributor

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. is now an authorized distributor for Lycoming engines and engine parts.

New 2-Seat Jet from Sonex

Sonex Aircraft announced the development of a 2-place variant of the SubSonex Personal Jet today. SubSonex JSX-2T is designed to be the lowest cost...

CubCrafters Opens New Completion Center

CubCrafters is building out its house. Because a good portion of the 100 aircraft the Yakima, Washington-based manufacturer plans to build in 2019 are...

Garmin adds latest FIS-B weather products to the GTN 650/750 series

Garmin announced several new enhancements and the addition of new features within the GTN 650/750 series touchscreen navigators. With the latest software update and...

Sport Aviation EXPO at Sebring Bids Farewell

Announcing on its website that the January 2019 event was the final one, US Sport Aviation EXPO in Sebring, Florida is closing. The organization put...

Carbon Cub EX-3 NKET Approved

The Federal Aviation Administration's National Kit Evaluation Team has reviewed and approved the Carbon Cub EX-3 and that the aircraft has been added to...

In Case You Missed it

The Back Yard Flyer

When Dick and Sharon Starks found that Sharons Airdrome Aeroplanes Morane Saulnier L Parasol replica was TPd at Oshkosh, the search was on to find the culprits. Along the way, they also discovered an innovative new ultralight from Valley Engineering;

Do’s and Don’ts of Aircraft Building, Part 2

Do’s and Don’ts of Aircraft Building, Part 2

Ask the DAR

What are the lighting requirements for homebuilt aircraft that will fly at night, and do you need a wet compass if you have an EFIS in your panel?

Simplified One-Off Electronic Projects

As homebuilders, we are accustomed to doing a lot of preliminary and/or tooling work to build a couple of pieces for our aircraft. Tom Kuffel created an auxiliary fuel transfer pump controller for his GlaStar Sportsman for next to nothing, a real savings over the retail price of $300, and he describes how he did it.