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Dynon FastTrack

The avionics portion of a homebuilt aircraft project can be both time-consuming and intimidating to some builders, but Dynon has set out to tame...

Pipistrel to Market Its Electric Power Unit to Builders and Developers

Pipistrel Aircraft has sunk thousands of hours and untold buckets of money into developing an all-electric propulsion system for its Alpha Electro and Alpha...

Old Pilot’s Camper Journal: Sun ‘n Fun 2022 #6

Yesterday was a rain day. When you are camping in a small tent, wind and rain strike fear into your heart. My neighbors in...

Preparing for the Wonder!

Sonex Aircraft doesn’t have an official booth at Sun ‘n Fun this year, but they do have a presence—at the EAA tent! Sonex company...

Into Every Show, a Little Rain Must Fall

It seems that no week in April can go without at least one thunderstorm in central Florida and this week was no exception. Although...

Challenge: What’s-it?

You can find dang near anything at a fly-in (with vendors) the size of Sun ‘n Fun. For instance there is an aircraft surplus...

Rain ‘n Fun Style!

Floridians don’t let a little rain stop the fun—we paid a visit way out to Homebuilt Camping today and found about 35 airplanes tied...

James Clark Camping at Sun ‘n Fun

James Clark, RV-6 builder, formation aerobatic performer, EAA Director and recently retired as President of South Carolina State University, is camping at SnF in...

Brazilian Hummingbird Gyros Come to North America

There are two major experimental gyrocopter companies in Brazil—Montalva and the upscale Hummingbird Industrial Aeronautica. Helicopters International of Winter Garden, Florida has taken on...

Light and Inexpensive AirLite Reciever

Pushing the boundaries of weight and cost, Radiant Instruments debuted its AirLite aviation band receiver at Sun 'n Fun this week. Fitting in the...

In Case You Missed it

Old iPhone as aviation multi tool

The Best Multi-Tool for your Homebuilt

I am going to describe the best multi-tool you can own for your homebuilt...

Promises, Promises

Remembering Jim Bede Sr.

Laps and Lapping

Lapping was an important step featured in two recent columns. Last month’s gauge block...

Tips From the New Guy

Helpers. By David Boeshaar.