Two Pilots for Phase 1 Approved!

After nearly two years of work, the FAA has issued a new Advisory Circular (AC 90-116) that authorizes two people to be in the...

Rotax 912 Remote Oil Filter Kit from California Power Systems

Hey, Rotax pilots-having trouble changing your oil because that darn oil filter is just impossible to get at? Or does the filter get in the way of engine mounts, exhaust pipes and other accessories? Well, heres a solution. California Power Systems, authorized dealer and service center for Rotax engines, announced the introduction of a new remote oil filter kit that allows the filter to be mounted on the firewall or any other flat surface where easy…

O2 Simplified

We stopped by Mountain High's booth to take a look at their oxygen hardware, and liked this neat idea for mounting a cannula without...

Super Tug

It's the final Reno races and if you have an old press pass or airplane or anything from the good old days now's a...

Oregon Aero Announces Seat Cushion Upgrade Discount

Oregon Aero is offering up to $500 off of its VK SmartCushion seat upgrade through May 31. The offer is $250 off of any single seat upgrade, and $500 off on any two single-seat VK SmartCushion upgrades. The company is also working with Aircraft Banking Centers of Locust Grove, Georgia, on financing and refinancing for these seat upgrades. The VK SmartCushion offers pain-free flying and meets all FAA specifications, Oregon Aero says.

Sportair Sirius SLSA Makes First Flight

TL-Ultralight has recently completed a series of test flights of the TL-3000 Sirius in the Czech Republic. The Sirius is a two-passenger, high-wing, carbon-fiber design powered by a 100-hp Rotax 912 ULS engine. It is being manufactured in the Czech Republic in versions for the U.S. and European markets, and will be distributed in North America by Sportair USA.…


While wandering near the Brown Arch your eyes are bound to be drawn towards two attractive “bush” planes with American-flag themed paint jobs. These...

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...

"One Week Wonder" Day Six: More Details

Each morning this week we have started our day by going directly to the One Week Wonder pavilion at the crossroads of all that...

Glasair Aviation Announces Sportsman Amphib Under $200K

This just in from Glasair Aviation: Glasair Aviation expands its unique Two Weeks to Taxi Program to include an amphibious Sportsman 2+2, with limited introductory...

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Airshow Antennas

We are headed into airshow calendar time. I don’t care if it is the...

Commander Klutz and the Lost Planet Airmen

It’s a fair assumption most KITPLANES® readers were not big on essay writing in...

Conflicting Cues

Many years ago, after a visit to my snowbird parents, I was IFR and...