American Autogyro International, Inc. (AAI) is restarting production of the SparrowHawk III Gyroplane Quick-Build kit. In addition, AAI will provide enhanced support for the more than 100 SparrowHawk kits sold thus far. Continue reading "American Autogyro Reintroducing the SparrowHawk III Gyroplane Kit"
Pulsar XP, serial# 404, made it's maiden flight on May 18, 2013 after quite a long period of building. Continue reading "Meisser Pulsar"
My USCG-themed RV-9A was completed this weekend.
I built it using a slow build kit, although I did get a jump-start, buying 90% completed wings from Ravi Thakker, another RV-9A owner. Continue reading "Gross RV-9A"
Finally, after over 3 years Sportsman kit #7091 left the ground. It flew really well and only needed minor trim adjustment.
The airplane is fitted with 31" Bushwheels on the Glasair Cub-style landing gear and a T3 tailwheel. The big wheels make a great set up for my type of flying and it still manages 133mph at 25/25. Not bad!
This January, EAA Chapter 1240 will be bringing the "One Week Wonder" aircraft, built at Air Venture 2018, to the Sebring's Sport Aviation Expo.
Look for the "One Week Wonder" at the EAA tent located on the South side, adjacent to the Workshops tent. This is a wonderful example of the great possibilities that exist - from ground speed zero to 140! Continue reading "One Week Wonder Coming to Sebring's Sport Aviation Expo"
Garmin released its expanded pilot training opportunities for 2019 to include additional classes throughout the United States and more instructor-led courses. These training classes are available for the G3X Touch, GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight display systems, Garmin Integrated Flight Decks, and the GWX aviation weather radar. These training opportunities provide pilots with a hands-on approach to learning Garmin avionics in a classroom environment taught by experienced certified flight instructors. Continue reading "Garmin's 2019 Aviation Training Events"