HAI Cancels HELI-EXPO 2021

Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced on Wednesday that it has canceled its annual HAI HELI-EXPO due to exhibitor concern regarding the recent...

Aero Friedrichshafen Postponed Until Mid-July

Citing continuing concerns about COVID-19, Aero announced today that it has rescheduled the expo from April 21 to July 14 to 17....

Sun ‘N Fun Plans For In-Person Expo

Sun n’ Fun is going forward with its annual expo this year following the cancellation of the 2020 event due to the...

New Piper Wing Spar AD Affects 5,400 Aircraft

Owners of Piper PA-28 and PA-32 models have been hit with a series of airworthiness directives over the last year, including one...

Top Letters And Comments, January 22, 2020

This week's letters brought comments from readers about unleaded avgas, Pipistrel's electric aircraft maintenance school and the FAA cracking down on disruptive passengers.

How the RV-8 Came to Be

Throughout the 1980s, tandem two-seat homebuilt designs were firmly in the mainstream. Burt...

Homebuilt Accidents: The Pilot’s Condition

Flying any aircraft—homebuilt or not—requires the pilot to be alert. The person at the stick has to have their brain firing on all cylinders. But occasionally they don’t.

Universal Avionics Adds to InSight Display System Portfolio with Latest Hawker 800XP Upgrade

Universal Avionics introduces its latest InSight Integrated Flight Deck solution with Authorized Dealer, Redimec S.R.L.’s installation on a Hawker 800XP.


Honeywell has introduced the next generation of its Cabin Pressure Control and Monitoring System with applications in both commercial and military aircraft.
I shot this picture of Peter Donath flying his Globe Swift off the wing of my RV-8 on December 29, 2020. We were flying over the Catalina Channel off the coast of the the Palos Verdes Peninsula in Southern California. I used a Nikon D800 with a 50mm lens and 1/100th shutter speed. Copyrighted photo by Skylor Piper.

Going to the Moon Was Easy Compared To 100UL

The National Academies report on reducing lead in avgas is a trip through time. Unfortunately, it seems to always end back where it started.

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Insurance Roundtable

After years of soft premiums, the insurance market is turning harder. That means higher rates and insurability issues for aging pilots. Plus, your choice of aircraft can have serious ramifications for the cost and type of insurance coverage you can get—if you can even get the coverage you need. In this long-form video, Aviation Consumer's Larry Anglisano discusses the issues with three insurance professionals.