At the Reno Races in September this year, the Sport Class pilots was more than just a place to find and admire race pilots and their planes—it was truly a family affair! And with all the smoke delays this year, the Sport Class Kids decided to create their own course and action, and we’re not sure, but they may have set up some new racing classes as well! “Bomber Class” anyone? And those biplanes look like they came out of Europe at the time of the Great War—they might be a lot slower than that Hornet, but I bet they could do a good job of harassment!
Whoever thought of passing out chalk and toy planes were brilliant! The kids had fun, and the adults enjoyed watching them have fun – and isn’t that what this aviation things is supposed to be about anyway?
One of the final steps in getting your avionics suite to work is installation of some sort of antenna to capture various radio frequencies. Failing to choose the right antenna and install it properly can compromise the whole installation. Rather than focusing on the intricacies of antenna design, the author discusses the merits of internal versus external for particular equipment plus where to place them; by Stein Bruch