D-Motor North America returns to AirVenture

D-Motor exhibit. Photo courtesy of D-Motor.

D-Motor North America is returning to AirVenture and will be located in Booth 639 on Homebuilt Road. D-Motor NA is the Master Distributor of D-Motor engines. We will have examples of our 4 and 6 cylinder flat-head engines in the booth for all to see. We will have our US Dealer reps as well as company reps from Belgium at the booth all week to answer your questions. Continue reading "D-Motor North America returns to AirVenture"

Flight Test Morning

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Early morning is the time for flight testing, especially in summer, and especially in the high desert! Today's mission was to do the first flight of a friend's RV-4 after he decided to upgrade from a fixed-pitch prop on a stock O-320 to a constant speed equipped O-360 with high compression pistons. I helped him build the engine from a box of parts (a Superior kit) and then he re-did the entire firewall forward, including modified cowl and just about everything else. It was a process that started the first of the year, and it took six months because, well... it took six months. That's sometimes just the way it is in the airplane world, waiting on custom parts, and then waiting again if you find a cable an inch short - and other things like that. Continue reading "Flight Test Morning"

Superior Air Parts 2018 Forum Schedule

Superior Air Parts announced that the company is again hosting its series of 45-minute educational forums during Oshkosh AirVenture 2018.

Joining Superior Air Parts in the 2018 Oshkosh Forum Series are RAM Aircraft, Hartzell Propeller, CamGuard, Don's Dream Machines, Aviation Product Services and others are scheduled to present educational sessions during the daily sessions at Superior's Oshkosh tent #257. Continue reading "Superior Air Parts 2018 Forum Schedule"