Jeppesen Releases New VFR+GPS Charts

Jeppesen, Inc., the company that brings you instrument charts, announced today the release of a VFR+GPS chart series for navigation in North America.“The...

Commentary: What Does Affordable Flying Mean to You?

EAA's AirVenture 2008 offers much to all who are interested in aviation; however, after a few days of wandering the grounds, I began to...

New Owner for Autolite Sparkplug Line

Aero Accessories, Inc., the manufacturer of Tempest aviation products, announced that it has acquired Unison Industries’ aviation sparkplug product line. Unison previously marketed this...

Zenair Ships First North American-made LSA Amphib Floats

This just in from Zenair LTD, Canada: Zenair light aircraft float production was returned to North American last year after being outsourced in the Czech...

Florida Air Museum Breaks Ground on Aviation High School

The Florida Air Museum, located on the grounds of the Lakeland Linder Airport and instrumental in the hosting of the Sun 'n Fun Fly-In...

Mistral Engines Suspends Development of Rotary

Citing economic difficulties, Mistral Engines announced today that it was suspending the development of its line of rotary aircraft engines and seeking investors to...

GRT Avionics Introduces Autopilot Servos

GRT Avionics, the company formerly known as Grand Rapids Technologies, brought a prototype of its new autopilot servo to Oshkosh. As with other EFIS-based...
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Factory Tour: Whirlwind Propellers

Tour of the Whirlwind Propeller factory.

Aircraft Weight and Balance Manual

Beginning with the basic principles of aircraft weight and balance, the Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook is the official U.S. government guide for pilots,...

Belite Discounts Wing Kit for Limited Time Only

Belite Aircraft is offering its wing kit at a reduced price of $999 (regularly $1430) through Monday, April 4. The wing kit includes everything...

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Bearhawk Duo in the Land of the Long White Cloud

Jonathan Battson and Lars Fellman build the first two 4-Place Bearhawks in New Zealand.

Just Call Him Mr. Pylon

Homebuilt aircraft builder Steve Wittman was one of Americas greatest air racers. By Amy Laboda.

How the Pros Do It

Ripley Air—small shop with clever ideas.

Lessons From Galesburg

I’ve had a number of readers ask me if I managed to make it...