Sun ’n Fun to the Rescue: Aviation’s Spring Break

When you’ve had enough of winter, the aerospace expo arrives just in time.

uAvionix Adds IFR HSI Capability to the AV-30 EFIS with the...

uAvionix has been teasing an HSI adapter for IFR navigation for some time but it appeared in the flesh during this year's Sun 'n Fun airshow.

UND Valve Recession Cause—GAMI’s Theory

George Braly says he thinks he knows why the University of North Dakota’s flight training program had valve seat recession issues.

EAA AirVenture Cup Race Applications Now Available

Applications for the 26th annual EAA AirVenture Cup Race are now available online. The 2024 AirVenture Cup Race begins at 9:00 am CDT on...

Dynon Shows Us the 12-inch HDX1200 EFIS Big Screen Display

Dynon Avionics' Mike Schofield shows off the company's newest display, the 12-inch HDX1200, which joins the 10-inch HDX1100 and 7-inch HDX800 in the SkyView lineup.

AeroLEDs VXi High Tech Lighted Wingtips for Van’s RV Aircraft

AeroLEDs' Ryan Edmark goes into detail about the new wingtips for Van's RVs that incorporate landing and taxi lights, red and green nav lights, strobe lights and more.

Sun ‘n Fun 2024: First Impressions

Some quick, but candid impressions from my first day at the Sun ‘n Fun air show in Lakeland, Florida.

Dynon Introduces Bigger Big Screen

Dynon Avionics pulled the wraps off its biggest big screen EFIS yet.

Garmin’s GNS 430 and 530: Not So End of Life?

When Garmin announced recently that it was "sunsetting" support for the GNS 430 and 530 navigators, aviation let out a little collective gasp. There...

Bearhawk Has a New Owner

The Bearhawk line of utility kit aircraft is under new ownership as of last month. Virgil Irwin, a Bearhawk 5 builder himself, has taken...

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Aero ‘lectrics

Jim Weir takes a look at low-cost and free CAD software available to help you document modifications you've made to your aircraft.

Fuel Leak and Cracked Flare

A major fuel leak was discovered on this airplane not long after the first...

DIY Airport Glideslope Indicator

Author Chuck Deiterich details how to build your own simple but effective visual glideslope indicator using common household construction materials.


The practical jet age arrives.