Zenith Open Hangar Days

You're invited! Join Zenith Aircraft Company at the Open Hangar Days and Fly-In at the kit factory in Mexico, Missouri on September 22 & 23!  All aviation enthusiasts are invited to drive or fly-in for the activities. Starting on Friday morning there are two full days of activities planned. Come for the free educational seminars on building and flying your own airplane, and learn about new avionics and engine technology for sport aircraft. Continue reading "Zenith Open Hangar Days"

RST Engineering Looking for Beta Testers

Jim Weir, long-time Kitplanes columnist and founder of RST Engineering (the copper tape antenna folks) is looking for a few BUILDERS who would like to join a focus group for their planned electronics/avionics products. They would like to get everybody from electronic engineers with 50 years experience to folks who have trouble changing the batteries in their flashlights, and all in between levels.

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Tempest Introduces Easy Drain Oil Filter Drain Tool

Tempest Plus Marketing Group (TPMG) announced the immediate availability of the Tempest® Easy Drain oil filter drain tool--a product innovation specifically engineered to help owners and aviation maintenance technicians rethink the way they change their oil. Now, with the Easy Drain tool, routine maintenance is easier, faster, less messy, and less expensive. Continue reading "Tempest Introduces Easy Drain Oil Filter Drain Tool"

FlyEFii System32 Engine Management System Introduced

EFII introduces its new FlyEFii System32 Engine Management System, a high-speed, fully redundant system that represents the fulfillment of a ten year wish list of functionality for experimental aviation.

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Hartzell Propeller Creates Composite Blade Pre-flight Check Video for Pilots

Hartzell Propeller technical expert Kevin Ryan explains pre-flight checks.

Hartzell Propeller added to its series of how-to videos for pilots and mechanics. The newest video covers the evaluation of structural composite propeller blades by describing the ins and outs of composite prop pre-flight checks for pilots, and it's applicable to homebuilt aircraft. Continue reading "Hartzell Propeller Creates Composite Blade Pre-flight Check Video for Pilots"

New Cabin Heat Muff From Custom Welding Products

Custom Welding Products LLC announced a newly-designed cabin heat muff for aircraft homebuilders called Turbo Heat. This canister is distributed by Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. part #05-15249.

Dave Edwards, president, designer, & experienced homebuilder, developed a heat muff more efficient than dated ones on the market today.

Each unit is made from industrial grade .063 aluminum tubes with .125 6061T-6 aluminum end caps laser cut, welded and machined to exact tolerance for ease of installation and a vibration free fit. Internally, each canister is fitted with 10 aluminum rods surrounded by copper windings for superior heat transfer. Continue reading "New Cabin Heat Muff From Custom Welding Products"