Garmin Introduces New Cost-Effective ADS-B Solution for General Aviation

New GDL 84 Offers Comprehensive, Unobtrusive ADS-B Solution With Benefits of Traffic and Weather OLATHE, Kan. /October 28, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a...

Zenith STOL Flying

Zenith STOL flying videos to get you stoked:   STOL Competition at the Zenith Open Hangar Day 2014: httpv://youtu.be/LnJD05rYtic Fun flying with the dog: httpv://youtu.be/E3u7CY2lA_M   And check out these two...

EAA Announces Staff Additions for Chapters, Publications and Marketing

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 28, 2014) — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has announced a number of staff additions at its...

NationAir Aviation Insurance Offers Complimentary Contract Review

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. – NationAir Aviation Insurance now offers complimentary contract review to all commercial clients, NationAir President Jeff Bauer announced, to help clients...

MGL Avionics Debuts the Discovery-Lite

MGL Avionics officially launched the long-awaited Discovery-Lite 7" EFIS. This all-in-one EFIS is a revolution in simplicity, but harnesses the full power of the...

SUPERIOR AIR PARTS ANNOUNCES THAT SPORT PERFORMANCE AVIATION HAS SELECTED THE...

With the ability to run on both 100LL and Mogas, the 150-horsepower XP-320 will be the most powerful and flexible engine available for the ...

Zenith Open Hangar Day & Fly-In

Zenith Aircraft Company's annual Open Hangar Day and Builder Fly-In Gathering is next Friday and Saturday at the Zenith kit aircraft factory in Mexico,...

Bearhawk Aircraft Receives FAA Approval For Transition Training

Bearhawk Aircraft announced today receipt of the first FAA authorization for transition training in a four-place Bearhawk amateur-built airplane. Bearhawk builder, owner and certified...

SAM Aircraft: Company is For Sale

Lachute, Quebec, Canada: Just a year and a half after first flight of the prototype SAM aircraft, President Thierry Zibi has put the company up for...

Belite Aircraft Announces Canadian Distribution Agreement

ProCub Lite Fine Tuned for Canadian Market   Wichita, KS – August 11, 2014 – Belite Aircraft announces that Melody Aircraft, of Alberta, Canada, will exclusively...

In Case You Missed it

What’s New

This months column includes information on new anti-collision strobe lights and LED position lights, a micro belt sander, a smart servo controller for trim, a desktop model of the Cozy Mark IV and the announcement of a taildragger configuration option for the Eurofox SLSA.

To Launch A Light Sport

Author Bob Fritz got the bad news that he would likely not pass his FAA medical and was faced with a choice: Finish the RV he was working on and resign himself to flying with a partner, or try to find a suitable Light Sport Aircraft that he could build and fly solo. In this first installment in the series, he details his search for the right design and reveals the decision he ultimately made.

Shopping for a Second-Hand Project

Bargains are out there, but do your homework before writing a big check.

Ground Control

Don't let grounding problems short-circuit your avionics systems.