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Sensenich To Introduce Several New Props, for 65 to 220hp, STOL to 200 knots

Sensenich Propeller is introducing several new adjustable-pitch carbon props for engines from 65 to 220 h.p.

Garmin Adds IFR-Approved GPS/COMM

Garmin has filled out its lineup of modern panel-mount, IFR-approved GPS units with the...

uAvionix Developing Diversity ADS-B Device

Called the skyBeacon X, the unit will employ dual antennas—hence the diversity name—with one facing down and one facing upward.

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Aircraft Spruce Named Lycoming Engines Distributor

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. is now an authorized distributor for Lycoming engines and engine parts.

RANS S-21 Outbound

Great looks, easy to build, and a wide choice of engines. Is this the RANS you've been waiting for?

Speedster Evolution

Kitfox Series 7 steps up to speed.

Whisper X350 Gen II

Fast, sleek cruiser from motorglider origins.

Sling TSi

Four seats. Full fuel. Lets go!

Revised Raven

RANS adds metal wings and a big engine to their popular side-by-side.

Ahead of its Time and Keeping Pace

The BD-4 flies into its sixth decade.

Builder Spotlight

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ADS-B – The Final Lap

The real deadline is upon us for ADS-B, are you ready?

Evaluating Aircraft

How to test-fly an airplane and decide if it’s right for you.

Sail By Wire

Paulo Iscold's Nixus sailplane debuts a fly-by-wire control system.

The Most Reliable Engine

What is the most common cause of engine failure? It could be you!

Garmin’s New Budget Navigators

Just when we thought the stand-alone GPS navigator was dead, Garmin introduces two new ones aimed at lower budgets.

Let There Be Light

Build your own mobile shop light tower.

Good Vibes…

Dynamic prop balancing demystified.

Flying to All 50

With Hawaii and Alaska out of the way, I decided to visit the other 48 states.

Shop Tip

Scrape Without Scratching

Unairworthy

Missing labels.

Aero ‘lectrics

Franklin vs. Edison, Thomson, Millikan, et al.

Home Shop Machinist

The jack hack.

Unairworthy

Wrong nav lights.

Editor’s Log: Crew Change

Marc Cook, former editor in chief, is once again going to hold that position here, as Paul Dye steps into the role of editor at large.

Rear Cockpit

Twice the angst and what a cost!

Checkpoints

Do's and don'ts of aircraft building.

Building Time

Weigh and balance each addition.

Editor’s Log

There's always a way.

Products

Sensenich To Introduce Several New Props, for 65 to 220hp, STOL to 200 knots

Sensenich Propeller is introducing several new adjustable-pitch carbon props for engines from 65 to 220 h.p.

Garmin Adds IFR-Approved GPS/COMM

Garmin has filled out its lineup of modern panel-mount, IFR-approved GPS units with the...

uAvionix Developing Diversity ADS-B Device

Called the skyBeacon X, the unit will employ dual antennas—hence the diversity name—with one facing down and one facing upward.

Aspen Announces VFR Version Of Evolution E5

The Aspen Evolution E5 meant to be installed with a conventional set of nav/comm radios.

Garmin’s New Budget Navigators

Just when we thought the stand-alone GPS navigator was dead, Garmin introduces two new ones aimed at lower budgets.

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