Van's Aircraft rolled out its new website and branding last week. "We're excited to release the new Van's Aircraft brand and website to the community," said Greg Hughes, media and community director at Van's Aircraft when reached for comment. "We've made some bold changes in order to better convey to folks what RV's are and how they impact lives, and we're super excited about the future." Continue reading "Van's Aircraft Rolls Out a New Website and Branding"
Hartzell Propeller will be the 2019 propeller technical partner of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship for yet another year. It is the sixth year in a row that Hartzell Propeller will be supporting the world famous air race. Continue reading "Red Bull Air Race Championship Selects Hartzell Propeller Again"
First flight of my Helicycle helicopter was on January 31, 2019 after two years of part-time building. Previously, before I retired, I built an RV-8 and a Zenith 750. Continue reading "Phillabaum Helicycle"
Radiant Technology is now shipping its new Universal Airspeed Indicator. Over the years Radiant Technology (a Belite Enterprises Company) has developed and improved technology for this instrument which is suited for experimental, light sport and ultralight aircraft. The new instrument works across 3 different speed ranges and knots / MPH. It has a number of features which are important to pilots, with features that are not available in expensive glass panels or in older steam gauges. Continue reading "Belite's New Universal Airspeed Indicator"
Whelen Engineering Company announced today that it completed an acquisition and spin-off of its Aviation Division with LoPresti Aviation. Whelen's Aviation Division and LoPresti are both global leaders in the aviation lighting market and will be combined into a single organization named Whelen Aerospace Technologies, or WAT. Continue reading "Whelen Engineering to Acquire LoPresti Aviation"
I always wanted something to do in retirement that that would be both challenging and fun. I couldn't envision myself playing golf only during the summer months so I decided to build and fly my own airplane. Looked around at all of the offerings from the kit manufacturers and finally decided on a Zenith CH 750 STOL aircraft. Continue reading "Aupperle Zenith CH 750 STOL"