All Hail The Volunteers!

The AirVenture grounds were busy last Friday with hundreds of volunteers scurrying around, preparing. Their efforts in homebuilt parking, homebuilt camping, and the vintage...

Rotax 915iS is Coming

Rotax introduced its souped up 915iS, a 135 hp turbocharged, intercooled four stroke, fuel injected engine last summer at EAA AirVenture. Yesterday at Sun...

Liberty

One RV that draws the attention of every AirVenture passerby is "Liberty" with a spectacular paint job that pays tribute to all branches of...

Tempest Announces Extended Warranty on Starters

Tempest has announced that it is offering a five-year TBO warranty on its PowerFlite line of heavy-duty starter motors. The PowerFlite series of starters...

Nationwide Sectionals—Free!

Dave Parsons, one of our readers, wrote to compliment the aviation weather web site review in the May 2008 issue of KITPLANES. We left...

The FAA Publishes 51% Rule Committee Findings, But Not Final Rule

The FAA has published the final report from the Amateur-Built Aircraft Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) that was re-formed in 2008 to take another shot at the advisory material controlling Experimental/Amateur-Built aircraft.

New Wingtip LED Light System

Kuntzleman Electronics introduces the LED Combo, a new wingtip strobe anti-collision/navigation light system. This cluster of very bright LEDs uses a common controller that...

Van’s RV-9A Earth-Rounder at Airventure

As we all know, just about all pilots of any renown congregate in the little town of Oshkosh, Wisconsin during the last week in...

Breakfast, Anyone?

Hungry in the morning? A warm and hearty breakfast will be available each morning at the Camp Scholler EAA Chapter Pavilion (see the map to...

Green Flight Challenge, Opening Remarks

KITPLANES Columnist Dean Sigler will be blogging from the Green Flight Challenge this week. Herewith, his first report on the entrants that arrived on...