Rick & Ace's GlaStar: Finding Face Time with the Project

When we last visited Rick Lindstrom and Len (Ace) Rodriguez, they had just trucked their new (used) fast-track GlaStar project to its new home...

Garmin Announces New Audio Panel/Enhanced Web Site

Garmin International announced new products today, highlighting a non-certified audio panel specifically for Experimental and Light Sport aircraft. The GMA 240 is a redesigned...

Sherpa Utility Aircraft Flying Again With Big Horsepower

The massive Sherpa homebuilt, which has seen more than its fair share of delays, is flying again behind a new K650 Honeywell turbine, last...

Continental Motors Holds Line on Pricing

Teledyne Continental Motors announced today that it would refrain from increasing prices for new and factory-overhauled engines in 2010, instead sticking to 2009 prices....

Vertical Aviation Offers Kit and QB Discounts

For a limited time, buyers of the Hummingbird heli kit from Vertical Aviation will receive a $5000 discount off the list price along with...

A Featherweight Instrument Panel for Ultralights

Belite Electronics introduced its Patch Flyer solid-state avionics package at Sun 'n Fun on Friday. Designed for Part 103 ultralights, the Patch Flyer instruments...

PilotE6B-WX iPhone App Available

CoDeveloper has a new PilotE6B/WX app that provides pilots with more than 50 common aviation calculations and unit conversions, as well as convenient access...

New Ground-Adjustable Composite Propeller for RVs

Following on the heels of its composite ground-adjustable propellers that are paired with Rotax and Jabiru engines, Sensenich has announced a new two-blade ground-adjustable...

Watch Your Washer

An eagle-eyed reader just phoned the KITPLANES HQ to let us know about a mistake printed in the November issue. Specifically, in the Engine...

Upgraded Zodiac CH 601 Remains 51% Legal

This just in from Zenith Aircraft: The FAA Kansas City Manufacturing Inspection Office has evaluated the Zenith Aircraft Company Zodiac CH601 XL aircraft kit changes,...

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