Rotor X Acquires RotorWay International

Rotor X Aircraft Manufacturing Company acquired the RotorWay International factory in Chandler, Arizona, and hired key RotorWay personnel. Rotor X is now offering new...

Van’s Shipping Dept. Quarantined Until January 15

Van's Aircraft has put a hold on sending parts out the door until January 15 because the shipping department employees had been exposed to...

Lockwood is Hiring

While the pandemic of 2020 put a crimp in many activities, it hasn't been bad for all of the experimental aircraft industry—we've heard from...

Zenith Workshops – Virtual and in Person

Zenith Aircraft is inviting future builders to join them for the next hands-on live virtual workshop next month from the comfort of your own...

New Products From Beringer

Beringer announced two new products for experimental aircraft - a double-shock suspension system which is supposed to reduce loads on the aircraft's landing gear...

New LED-based instruments from Radiant Technology

Radiant Instruments introduced its new line of inexpensive, daylight-readable LED-based instruments. Designed to run off of standard 12 volts, this new line of instruments...

Van’s Introduces New IO-390 Variant for RV-14, Plus Updates to RV-10...

A more powerful, lighter-weight variant of the angle-valve IO-390 has become available for the two-seat RV-14/A. Called the IO-390-EXP119, the engine is rated at...

Many Garmin Web Services Down (UPDATED)

Update: On Monday, July 27, Garmin had a formal announcement on the system outages. Garmin Ltd. today announced it was the victim of a cyber...

Glasair Aviation Takes “COVID Pause”

Announcing a “proactive business strategy,” Glasair Aviation, maker of the Sportsman Experimental, says it is furloughing its production and builder-assist staff while retaining a...

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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Letters

Fiberglass/Epoxy LayupsIn "Maintenance Matters" on page 52, a photo shows a fiberglass/epoxy layup...

Aero ‘lectrics

Author Jim Weir explains his preparation for the installation of an energy-efficient power system for a hangar or building shed-all on a shoestring budget. He explains how to choose equipment, calculate power needs, the right light fixtures, power generation, equipment suppliers and prices, and the basic legality of such systems;

Firewall Forward: Fuel Systems

Simplicity is key in a good fuel system, but there's a lot to consider when creating even an uncomplicated setup, from primers to sniffle valves to gascolators.

Van’s RV-12

In typical fashion, Vans Aircraft refused to rest on its laurels after the RV-12s prototype debut last year, and sought to improve on an already good design. The new production airplane has changed (beyond its color), with a castering nosewheel, toe brakes instead of a grip, reshaped control sticks for better clearance, ground-adjustable seats fore and aft as well as in tilt, and the list goes on. Best of all, this day/VFR machine is still a delight to fly; by Ed Kolano.