Garmin Announces New Audio Panel/Enhanced Web Site

Garmin International announced new products today, highlighting a non-certified audio panel specifically for Experimental and Light Sport aircraft. The GMA 240 is a redesigned...

Sherpa Utility Aircraft Flying Again With Big Horsepower

The massive Sherpa homebuilt, which has seen more than its fair share of delays, is flying again behind a new K650 Honeywell turbine, last...

Continental Motors Holds Line on Pricing

Teledyne Continental Motors announced today that it would refrain from increasing prices for new and factory-overhauled engines in 2010, instead sticking to 2009 prices....

Vertical Aviation Offers Kit and QB Discounts

For a limited time, buyers of the Hummingbird heli kit from Vertical Aviation will receive a $5000 discount off the list price along with...

A Featherweight Instrument Panel for Ultralights

Belite Electronics introduced its Patch Flyer solid-state avionics package at Sun 'n Fun on Friday. Designed for Part 103 ultralights, the Patch Flyer instruments...

PilotE6B-WX iPhone App Available

CoDeveloper has a new PilotE6B/WX app that provides pilots with more than 50 common aviation calculations and unit conversions, as well as convenient access...

New Ground-Adjustable Composite Propeller for RVs

Following on the heels of its composite ground-adjustable propellers that are paired with Rotax and Jabiru engines, Sensenich has announced a new two-blade ground-adjustable...

Watch Your Washer

An eagle-eyed reader just phoned the KITPLANES HQ to let us know about a mistake printed in the November issue. Specifically, in the Engine...

Upgraded Zodiac CH 601 Remains 51% Legal

This just in from Zenith Aircraft: The FAA Kansas City Manufacturing Inspection Office has evaluated the Zenith Aircraft Company Zodiac CH601 XL aircraft kit changes,...

Dakota Cub Shows Off Super 18 Kit Aircraft

The Dakota Cub Aircraft Company displayed its Super 18-LT-EXP kit aircraft, described by Marketing Manager Amy Gensch as her Little Bird. The Super 18 kit...

In Case You Missed it

Wind Tunnel

Flight testing for longitudinal stability problems continues this month as columnist Barnaby Wainfan details tests for stick force as related to trim and stick-free stability of an aircraft. The object is to gather data and analyze it to see if the hypotheses about the nature of the problem hold up under scrutiny.

What’s New

Paradise Aircraft introduces a new LSA, there's a new fiberglass panel for the Glasair Glastar or Sportsman, and Fisher Flying Products is under new ownership; edited by Mary Bernard.

Aero ‘lectrics

Jim Weir continues the project he started last month as he attempts to bring a little intermittence to a homemade tone generator so that it will go beep, beep instead of one long beeeeeeeeep when alerting you to an out-of-norm condition.

Cutting Aluminum on the Table Saw

The first time I watched someone cut a one-inch thick slab of 7075...