OSHKOSH, Wis. — Sonex Aircraft recently hosted the FAA’s National Kit Evaluation Team (NKET), as it audited the new Sonex and Waiex B-Model kits, and the new Xenos Motorglider Quick Build Kit. [Read more…]
South Carolina aviator Jeff Warren liked the look of the Bellanca Cruisair Senior the first time he saw it. And when the opportunity came to buy one, Warren, an architect from Simpsonville, S.C., jumped at the chance.
That was in 1991 and Warren says he has been answering questions about his plane ever since. [Read more…]
A new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a hydraulic brake system for 8-series Luscombe aircraft is now availble.
The kit, marketed exclusively though Classic Aero LLC, includes new wheels, calipers, disks, bearings, master cylinders, reservoir, hardware and lines. Price is $2,700, but with the return of old brakes components, the price is discounted to $2,350. [Read more…]
By STEVE WIGHTMAN
I blame my flight addiction on Leonardo Da Vinci’s famous quote: “For once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk with your head turned skyward, for there you have been and there you long to return.”
Beginning with flying model airplanes in my teens, my eyes were often turned skyward. I’d read about airplanes, engines and feats in then hard-to-find aviation magazines like a bear devours chocolate bars. [Read more…]