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Archive: May 2003

Van’s at 50

In Case You Missed it

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Heres one instance where the sound of silence (as in no engine noise) wont signal the need to start scoping out a place to set down. The Urban Air motorglider offers a compromise that makes the best of both worlds: fuel-efficient powered cruising and exciting powered-off soaring.

What Capability Are You Building Toward?

New home, new airport—they present an opportunity to learn. This learning has been especially...

Two Years On

Habitual readers of this column know I’m not a fan of ADS-B, if only...

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Motivated by an irresistible bargain and at least a modicum of nostalgia, author Dave Martin recaptures a piece of his earlier flying years when he purchases a twin-engine Lazair ultralight in partnership with two buddies. The Lazair is an unusual design to say the least, and Martin hasnt forgotten how to fly it, so both of his partners will benefit from his experience.