Approach Systems and Park Rapids Join to Produce Modular Wiring Systems

Approach Systems, manufacturer of modular plug-and-play wirings systems for homebuilt airplanes, announced that it has formed a joint venture with Park Rapids Avionics. The new company will be called Approach Fast Stack Systems, and it will develop and sell a line of avionics products for the industry. Approachs modular wiring system interconnects avionics components with a central hub and ready-built cables for the majority of avionics available to homebuilders. Its designed to eliminate time and error…

Beyerdynamic HS 400 Standard and Rotor Headsets

Beyerdynamic of Germany presents its new aviation headsets, the HS 400 Signum and HS 400 Rotor. The HS 400 Signum is the standard version...

EAA inducts five aviators to Hall of Fame

The Experimental Aircraft Association recognized the contributions made to the world of flight by five aviators as they were inducted into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame on November 10 during an induction ceremony at the EAA Aviation Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

New Product: Adjustable Mounting Collars

Stafford Manufacturing offers a wide selection of mounting collars that can be used to attach a variety of devices and accessories onto structural tubing...

Sebring Postponed

According to organizers of the US Sport Aviation Expo, to be held in Sebring, Florida, October 28-30, the event is being pushed back due to concerns about Hurricane Wilma. The new date is January 12-15, 2006. For more information, visit http://www.sport-aviation-expo.com/.…

New Products: Overhead Lighting Console

Aircrafters of Watsonville, California, is now the exclusive distributor for a new, lightweight, multipurpose overhead lighting console designed and manufactured by Pegasus Aeromarine, Inc....

Friday Afternoon at the Electric Aircraft Symposium: Part Two of a...

Anyone who thought the eighth annual Electric Aircraft Symposium had peaked by lunchtime on Friday was obviously not aware of the stellar presenters awaiting their turns in the afternoon.

Getting to Know the Neighborhood

Why is this man smiling?George Mendonca has been flying for more than 51 years and has just made a personal goal: fly left-seat into all 68 non-privately owned airports within 100 n.m. of his home base in Hayward, California. That took more than you might think, though. Among the airports are SFO (Class B), Oakland and San Jose (Class C) and several military fields. The only way to accomplish this was to start out flying…

Teenflight Auction

Project Teenflight is auctioning this beautiful, approximately 50-hour old E-LSA RV-12 to raise funds for the next group of teenage builders. The plane was...

Incentives for Legend Cub Customers

American Legend Aircraft announced an incentives program for new Legend Cub customers to enhance their flying experience. New buyers of the Legend Cub will receive two Bose Aviation headsets, known for their quality construction and design, and valued at $1990. To take advantage of this offer, new customers must place an order for one of the most popular Legend configurations. The AL3 open-cowl model has a 100-horsepower Continental O-200 engine and composite prop, leather interior,…

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Vortex Generators on an RV-8

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Light Up

When I first started construction on my RV-10 in 2007, old-school incandescent lights were...

Contributors

Bob FritzIn recognition of Bobs major contributions to this magazine, he has been moved...

Letters

Coming BackI really appreciated LeRoy Cook's article on returning to the cockpit after a...