Sun ‘n Fun has been postponed until May 5 to 10, 2020 on concerns over the spread of Covid-19. According to Tampa’s foxnews13, the city of Lakeland made the announcement on Friday morning. As of Friday afternoon, the Sun ‘n Fun organization hadn’t returned our calls and e-mails for details on the rescheduling, but some […]

Sun ‘n Fun Postponed Until May 5-10

Sun ‘n Fun has been postponed until May 5 to 10, 2020 on concerns over the spread of Covid-19. According to Tampa’s foxnews13, the city of Lakeland made the announcement on Friday morning. As of Friday afternoon, the Sun ‘n Fun organization hadn’t returned our calls and e-mails for details on the rescheduling, but some […]
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Propeller Shop Tour

Props live hard hard lives and that’s one of many reasons why propeller manufacturers recommend routine upkeep and overhauling a prop based on flight time and calendar time. To find out what it takes to correctly overhaul a prop, Kitplanes Magazine contributor Larry Anglisano spent a day on the shop floor at Sensenich Propeller Services […]
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How the Pros Do It: How Diamond Builds Composite Airplanes

Just like the homebuilder in the garage but with expensive tooling and more friends than you can muster on a Saturday to help with a task, Diamond Aircraft builds composite airplanes in two factories, one in Austria and one in London, Ontario. In this video, Paul Bertorelli reports on how the Ontario plant turns out […]

EAA To Hold Winter Flight Fest

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has announced that it will be holding its inaugural Winter Flight Fest at the EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, on Feb. 22, 2020. A combination of the organization’s Skiplane Fly-In and Family Flight Fest, event features will include the skiplane fly-in at Pioneer Airport, a precision landing challenge using […]

Garmin Introduces New Primary Flight Instrument Replacement

Garmin unveiled its GI 275, an electronic replacement for legacy primary flight instruments, on Wednesday. The GI 275 can serve as an attitude indicator, attitude directional indicator (ADI), course deviation indicator (CDI), horizontal situation indicator (HSI) and engine indication system (EIS). It is also capable of multifunction display features including traffic, weather, terrain, and Garmin’s […]

Aspen Introduces New E5 Features

Aspen Avionics introduced several new features for its Evolution E5 electronic flight instrument (EFI) on Thursday. New additions to the E5 include a “traditional” horizontal situation indicator (HSI), outside air temperature, true air speed, wind direction and speed and WAAS GPS mode annunciations. The company says current E5 owners will be able to update their […]
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New PJ2 Portable VHF Comm From Sporty’s

No matter how well you equip the panel of your kit, there’s good reason to invest in a portable comm transceiver.

EAA to Give Free Admission to Youth at AirVenture

The Experimental Aviation Association announced that young people age 18 and under will be admitted free to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020 in an effort to introduce more youth to the possibilities in the world of flight. The Boeing Company is financially supporting this effort for the next two years to encourage more aviation-minded families and […]
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What Was New at DeLand?

Last weekend the final trade show of the season kicked off in DeLand, Florida, and Paul Bertorelli was there to find out what’s new in both the LSA and Experimental markets. Check out this video.

New Online Builder’s Log From EAA

The Experimental Aircraft Association introduced a new, online EAA Builder’s Log, free for all EAA members, to use to document projects and demonstrate compliance with the FAA’s 51 percent rule. The online log is available at eaabuilderslog.org following its initial launch at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. It allows members to post an unlimited number of entries, […]

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