Finals, Finally

Sunday has dawned cool and darkly overcast which is just fine with the racers at Stihl National Championship Air Races at Reno, Nevada. For...

Shhhh – I’m Blending In

Walking the pits at Reno, you pass through a few rows of RV’s, Lancairs, and Glasairs, then a couple of aisles of T-6’s. Next,...

Reno Diaries 2022 – Ep. 5

Happy to report the Gold Sport pilots got on the course today! Unfortunately Andy Findlay had to pull off after two laps, leaving Jeff...

Real Racing Today

With an incoming cold front starting to push, the smoke has cleared for the best visibility so far this week and the racers are...

Endeavor For Sale

Readers familiar with Formula One air racing may have been wondering where F1 racing standout Endeavor has been this year. The short answer is Endeavor...

Turbo Glamour

Imagine if you had this pile of custom-built turbo plumbing to put on your airplane. How long do you think it would take to...

Dan Gilbert

Dan Gilbert, designer and builder of current Formula One front runner Fraed Naught among others, unexpectedly passed away at home yesterday of an aneurysm. The...

And We’re Racing (for awhile)

With 10 miles of visibility today the pylons are getting dusted today at Reno. Or were until our early afternoon deadline when the smoke...

A Report From the Smokehouse

Today has been an unusual day at the air races, if only because wildfire smoke has taken over the schedule. Visibility has ranged from,...

Formula One First Report

Going into todays heat races, which will get underway when the smoke permits, the story in Formula One is a brewing shootout between defending...

In Case You Missed it

All About Avionics

Sophisticated and capable audio systems used to be less common in Experimental aircraft, but now many pilots want expanded capabilities. There are ways to go about choosing and installing such systems that will alleviate unnecessary instrument noise and allow for the best audio quality possible. Avionics expert Stein Bruch walks you through the considerations and offers his top three tips for avoiding problems.

Buzzwords: Adverse Yaw

Adverse yaw is usually defined as an airplane yawing in the direction opposite the intended turn direction when insufficient coordinating rudder is applied. True enough, sort of. But there’s more to the story. By Edward P. Kolano.

Light Stuff

Freedom from airports: takeoffs off and landings where there aren’t normal runways. By Roy Beisswenger.

Spinner Bulkheads – Getting the Spacing Right

If you have ever needed to change props or spinners on your completed homebuilt,...