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Design Process: Pitch Force Trim

For an airplane to maintain steady-state level flight it must be trimmed in pitch....

The State of Auto Conversions

We take a look at the current auto-engine conversions for homebuilt aircraft. By Patrick Panzera.

Editor’s Log

The explosion of ADS-B technology, the new Van’s RV-14 and an editor in a ballistic-parachute simulator—AirVenture was full of exciting developments, as always. Plus: a send-off for Editor-at-Large Marc Cook. By Editor-in-Chief Mary Bernard.

Into the Coal Sack

Paul Dye discusses the ins and outs of landing at night on a narrow, obscured by trees private runway.