Green Bananas

I like to cruise high because it is generally smoother, cooler, and you have a better view of the weather around you. And I...

Dropping in on Synergy

Synergy Air started out as a Builder Assist facility in Eugene Oregon, and now is the builder for Van's Aircraft of their SLSA RV-12s....

Skyview Install – Piece of Cake!

One of the projects we have going on right now is to finish up a Dream Tundra that we partnered in early this year....

Gusting to WHAT?

We were on our way back from Oshkosh a few weeks ago, headed from Minnesota to Western Nevada in one day. The forecast was...

Long-Distance Drop-in

Living at an airpark has a lot of advantages - easy access to your plane (and shop), the ability to go flying for a...

Smoke and Haze

It is the time of year out west that brings fires - lots of fires. The forests and mountains of the west are part...

Not – So Great Wall of the Pine Nuts

Just south of our airpark in Dayton, Nevada, we have a small north-south range of mountains known as the Pine Nuts. Topping out in...

BD-Micro – Helping People Perfect the BD-5

We recently got a chance to drop in on "Skeeter" and "Richard" Karnes – the principals of BD-Micro of Siletz, Oregon. BD-Micro is a...

Trying and Flying the Avidyne IFD

For many years now, having an IFR-capable navigator has meant installing and using a Garmin GNS 430, 530, or their WAAS versions that end...

Kneeboard Notes

One of the frustrating things about editing a print magazine is the long lead-time required to bring ideas from the field into the actual...

In Case You Missed it

Unairworthy

Hazed lens.

Restoring a Stored Homebuilt

Expect the unexpected.

What’s in Your Hangar

The FAAs Order 5190.6B has stirred ire in the hearts of many pilots, developers, aviation-related business owners and airpark residents who see further enforcement of land-use restrictions as unnecessary meddling by the feds.

Checkpoints

Sun n Fun musings and more.