Online classified site strictly for experimentals launches

HASTINGS, Minn. — Just launched is SkySwapper.com, an online classified site dedicated to the needs of the experimental aviation community.

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300th segment of EAA’s Hints for Homebuilders posted

OSHKOSH, Wis. — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Hints for Homebuilders instructional video series has now generated more than 3.1 million views, according to association officials, who note that the instructional series has just released its 300th webisode.

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North Carolina builders progress on Stits Skycoupe

Last September I reported on our efforts to complete a rare Stits SA-7D Skycoupe project first begun in the early 1960s. Our group of homebuilders in central North Carolina set a few basic goals to achieve by the end of the year: Form a club; recover all flying surfaces; and return the plane’s Lycoming O-290-D engine to operation.

Thanks to strong interest among area builders, we achieved our initial goals, and a few others we had not planned. [Read more...]