A View From the Pylons

The Reno Air Races have had a few days of qualifying for the various race classes and had their first day of actual heat...

Settling In For Sport Gold

After being coerced into driving to the races this year (weather and can’t miss obligations immediately after so I have to get home) it...

Reno Diaries 2022 – Ep. 4

Hi, happy Wednesday! I spent the morning laying in the back of the Raptor truck, recovering from having woken up at 5:15 A.M. Jeff...

Reno Diaries 2022 – Ep. 3

We got to Reno-Stead early this morning so that Jeff could make his mandatory 7:45 A.M. Sport brief. I ran into Mark Voss, Andrew...

Reno Diaries 2022 – Ep. 2

Hello and happy Monday! Yesterday Robbie Grove and I got Jeff and Jim Rust to their 8:30 A.M. mandatory brief, then headed to our...

Reno Diaries 2022 – Ep. 1

Happy to report I’ve made it to the Reno-Stead Airport! The drive was… uneventful. Not too much traffic. However, we did get in late....

GAMI G100UL Approval and Next Steps

It’s been a week since the FAA finally signed a significantly broadened STC allowing the use of GAMI’s G100UL unleaded avgas in virtually every...

Sherman Smoot, Czech Mate Lost in Test Flight Crash

Air racing fans were stunned to hear of the loss of veteran race pilot Sherman Smoot when his long-time mount, Czech Mate, crashed on...

New Engine For Experimental Carbon Cubs

CubCrafters unveiled a new engine designed for experimental Carbon Cub aircraft outfitted with fixed-pitch propellers. Called the CC363i F/P, the engine is a version...

GAMI Unleaded Avgas Approved For GA Piston Fleet

In a first for the aviation industry, the FAA has approved supplemental type certificates (STCs) for the use of General Aviation Modifications Inc.’s G100UL...

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ADS-B installation may be avoidable for many small homebuilts.

Build It Better: The Choices We Make

Paul Dye debuts his new series on the myriad considerations that go into building and flying Experimental aircraft.