Thursday Morning Race Notes

Some quick notes on Thursday morning's heat racing from a bright and thankfully clear Reno. Formula 1 dished up a tasty little knife fight in...

Sauce Boss to Crew Chief

Behind every Reno Air Racer is a crew... or at least a crew chief and KITPLANES’ own Laura Starkey is Tenacity’s Crew Chief. Mark...

A Good Start

It’s a good start to the Stihl National Air Races in Reno, Nevada. Similar to Air Venture it’s a victory simply to hold the...

Same Faces….More Nitrous!

The early part of the week at the Reno Races is mostly spent chatting with old friends as they get their race planes dialed...

New High-Wing Design From Sonex

Sonex Aircraft announced a new high-wing design today, adding to its lineup of low-wing aircraft. The new model, slightly reminiscent of the Wittman Tailwind...

Vendor Bonding Day

For those of you who leave AirVenture before the final Sunday, and that is 97% of you, you may not be aware that the...

Hatz Definitely Classic

Carlo Cilliers is a recidivist builder hailing originally from South Africa although he now does his daily toil at AOPA. Lead Aircraft Maintenance Manager,...

20 Years Coming

The airplane is a fancy, interesting mix of new build and period-correct graphics, instrumentation and intent.

Javron Cub Double Take

One of the dangers of walking through AirVenture is the possibility of whiplash as you suddenly see something out of the corner of your...

Postcards From Oshkosh

There was much to see at AirVenture 2021. Some photos our reporters took did not make it into our daily coverage from Oshkosh, but...

In Case You Missed it

The Seclusion Solution

How my GlaStar turned a five-hour drive into an hour.

Around the World and Over Both Poles

Sky Polaris-a historic flight in an RV-8, part 3.

Contributors

Doug Rozendaal Right place, right time. Thats Doug Rozendaals kinda luck this month. Quite...

Ask the DAR

Should A&Ps also get a repairman certificate, using multiple pilots for Phase 1 testing, putting E/AB wings on a certificated fuselage.