Remembering Chris Heintz

Chris Heintz was a life-long advocate for the advancement and promotion of recreational flying.

EAA Updates AirVenture NOTAM

EAA has made several changes to the Oshkosh arrival and departure procedures, and published them in the new AirVenture NOTAM. The special procedures will...

Seen at Sun ‘n Fun

There is more to Sun 'n Fun than just airplanes. The "Fun" is enhanced when we don't take ourselves too seriously.

Garmin Sun ‘n Fun Kiosk Tour

At Sun ‘n Fun 2021 in Lakeland, Florida, Garmin isn’t announcing major new products, but it has plenty of enhancements to its existing line...

Lincoln TIG Welding Class at Sun ‘n Fun

Three weeks ago no one really knew if there was going to be any welding presence at all at Sun 'n Fun. There were...

Old Pilot’s Camper Journal Day 5

Even in everyday life, living in a comfortable home, sleeping can be an issue for an old fat guy like myself. Physiologists tell us...

Assembling a Cub At Sun ‘N Fun

The students of the Lakeland Aero Club are building a Patriot Aircraft PA-18R Recruit Cub this week at the Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo...

ICOM Enhances the Bluetooth Revolution

One of the most important contributions to safe and efficient communications in the cockpit has been the addition of Bluetooth communication between avionics components....

Homebuilt Campers Michael and Tricia Foss

Of all the stunning Homebuilt aircraft to fly into Lakeland this week, one would be hard pressed to see a more beautiful craft than...

Old Pilot’s Camper Journal Day 4

Some of the best moments of this week-long adventure occur at picnic tables. This morning Forrest and I grabbed an early breakfast at the...

In Case You Missed it

Starduster Too

This Starduster Too is more than just a smart-looking biplane with unique elliptical wings and eye-catching paint. Careful reconstruction and modifications have made it into one sweet-handling ride. By Ed Wischmeyer.

Panels in Days, Not Months

Pre-built panels are an easy way to save time and eliminate frustration during avionics installation. By Bruce Eicher.

Restoring the RV-1

The very first Van’s prototype flies again, thanks to months of volunteers’ hard work, and its designer climbs back into the cockpit, some five decades after he built it.

Seat Foam

DIY for comfort and cost.