Babbitt Touts Experimental Aircraft Safety and Transition Training

J. Randall Babbitt, FAA Administrator, stopped by the Media Center at the Sun 'n Fun Fly-In April 16 for a quick conference with the...

Thinking of Building an Aircraft But Need a Few Parts?

A great way to find “normal” aircraft parts is to head out to the aviation “junk” or “salvage” yards and scrounge for as many...

Thank Goodness for Great Seats

No matter how good the weather, there are challenges to flying a single-seater, like our RV-3B, to Oshkosh in one day. Nearly eight hours...

Is that plane smiling?

Awoke to beautiful airshow weather today. The facilities at Homebuilt Camping are pretty fine, hot showers and a comfortable hospitality tent were a suitable...

AeroVonics AV-20 and AV-30 Review

A New Mexico start-up called AeroVonics rolled out the most innovative panel-mount electronic displays we’ve seen in quite some time. The instruments are designed...

Reno Replacement Down to Three Sites

While 2023 signaled the last time championship air racing would take place in Reno, Nevada, the organizing body—Reno Air Racing Association (RARA)—has said it...

Picture This: Fly Your Pattern in PreFlight Planning

Flight planners found on the Internet all have their own special niche. Some are designed to cater to the jet-set, and others are just...

Homebuilders Week – Online Event Starts January 22

An online opportunity to learn about building your own aircraft

Second Pilot’s Bill of Rights Pushes Long-Awaited Aeromedical Reform Forward

EAA applauds bipartisan legislation that supports EAA/AOPA efforts Bipartisan “Pilot’s Bill of Rights II” legislation has been introduced in both the U.S. Senate and House...

Sonex Announces AeroBrake Hydraulic Braking System

Sonex Aircraft, LLC announced the introduction of its new AeroBrake Hydraulic Braking System. The AeroBrake is the first hydraulic brake product specifically designed for...

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Gray oil is good, but what about black oil that looks like tar?

The Dawn Patrol

The Dawn Patrol crew managed to stay out of trouble (mostly) on their visit to the Gathering of Eagles in Gardner, Kansas.