FAA Medical Special Issuance Wait Time

We spotted this aviator at Sun 'n Fun waiting for the FAA to rule on his Special Issuance Medical.

Old Pilot’s Camper Journal: Sun ‘n Fun 2022 #4

Being an old person, and being in the state of Florida, an inordinate fraction of the day is spent contemplating my next meal. When...

Scheme Designers Celebrates 25 Years

Craig Barnett’s crazy idea two and a half decades ago has turned into a long-lasting aviation service. In 1997, when Barnett started offering professional...

GAMI Updates G100UL Unleaded Avgas Approval

Frustration barely below the surface in his presentation, General Aviation Modifications Incorporated’s (GAMI) George Braly recounted efforts to develop 100-octane unleaded fuel at Sun...

Phenomenal SW-51 Debuts at Sun ‘n Fun

Every year at Sun 'n Fun one or two planes generate a buzz that sparks everyone’s interest. This year, that plane is the Scale...

Hartzell’s Presence At Sun ‘n Fun Focuses On Backcountry Flying

Hartzell Propeller’s focus at its Sun ‘n Fun display is backcountry flying, including its carbon fiber Trailblazer and aluminum Voyager props. Hartzell tech experts,...

Old Pilot’s Camper Journal: Sun ‘n Fun 2022 #3

After arriving on the Sun 'n Fun campus three days before the show even starts, I have had the run of the property, casting...

Newly Minted Titan T-51 Rides an LS-3 Engine from Texas

Chuck Mut, a Titan dealer in Monaville, Texas (a suburb of Houston) recently finished and painted his beautiful Titan T-51 and flew it from...

“Father Of Ultralights” to Hold Forum at SnF

John Moody, widely regarded as the Father of Ultralights, is revered by legions of light plane enthusiasts. As he has been getting along in...

Old Pilot’s Camper Journal: Sun ‘n Fun 2022 #2

Taking off for Sun 'n Fun is always exciting, even if it is for the 37th time. It would have been 38, but they...

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Demand and Supply

We’re all tired of talking about the COVID-19 pandemic, I’m certain, but there’s no...

Completions

Builders share their successes.

Flight Review: Lancair Launches the Piston Evolution

Doug Rozendaal samples the new piston version of the Lancair Evolution and, as with the turbine Evo, finds much to admire.

Leters

Wag-A-BondRay Hill has built one beautiful airplane . However, the author, Dan Horton seems...