Seen at Mojave

Pre-event publicity for the 2017 Mojave Experimental Fly-In was low-key this year, but that didn't stop a healthy crop of experimentalists to buzz in for this popular meet-and-greet gathering. Perfectly CAVU, windless weather helped as well.

One Week Wonder Update

If you were at Oshkosh 2014, you no doubt helped build this Zenith CH750 Cruzer. And, once you pulled your rivet (or more), you...

Little Audrey Interesting Oddity

I've seen "Little Audrey" hanging in the EAA museum many times, but never really noticed this little detail before. It is common for airplanes...

Homebuilt Aircraft Council Gets New Chairman

EAA Chairman and CEO Jack J. Pelton announced that Vic Syracuse, EAA 180848, of Locust Grove, Georgia, has been named the new chairman of...

Is that plane smiling?

Awoke to beautiful airshow weather today. The facilities at Homebuilt Camping are pretty fine, hot showers and a comfortable hospitality tent were a suitable...

Desser Tundra 31" tires

Desser Tires, the recap people, has just introduced  a 31-on how tundra tire to compete with Alaska Bushwheels. Desser says their tire and wheel...

Rosie Makes Her Appearance!

A surprise appearance of a real "Rosie the Riveter" highlighted the day at the One Week Wonder today. "Rosie", reported to be 94 years...

Garmin's Aviation Webinars for Jan-Mar 2019

Garmin announced aviation webinars through the first-half of 2019. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost avionics solutions, these...

Mojave Tonight & Tomorrow!

Experimental aircraft and their builders are what the Mojave Experimental Fly-In is all about, and it's starting today. Tonight the family-oriented indoor Build &...

The Homebuilt Camping Numbers

Attendance in home built camping and parking has been unusual this year due to the weather and water-saturated grounds. It was record high on...

In Case You Missed it

What’s New

An Aussie Outback SLSA debuts in the U.S., a floating battery eliminator works with the Lightspeed Zulu headset, and Trio Avionics introduces the Pro Pilot autopilot.

A Lesson in Control(s)

This is a story of a simple thing overlooked. It involves a basic concept...

Back Riveting Universal Rivets

We've all had one of those parts to rivet. The squeezer won't fit,...

What’s New

A new idle gear for the IO-540, Glasair sets Reno speed record, activate your engine pre-heater with a cell phone and more. Edited by Mary Bernard.