Experimentals

Sikorsky S-38 Project »

It's probably safe to just come right out and say it: Walter Treadwell is not your typical homebuilder. In fact, he's something of a legend around his local airport. The latest project of the World War II combat pilot is a scratch-built, 55 percent-scale replica of a 1928 Sikorsky S-38 amphibian. More

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Sonex Begins Microjet Kit... »

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In aviation, one pin out of place can result in disaster. Details matter. More

Sport Expo: Can This Show... »

Probably, but it sure could stand better sales and promotion. More

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Video: FlyEco's Smart Diesel »

FlyEco has been working on and testing its Smart Diesel for light aircraft. The diesel is adapted from the European version of the Mercedes Smart Car.... More