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Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Light-Sport Chronicles: The Wizards of Alpha
Insider glimpses of Pipistrel’s sky-breaking new trainer
LSA Pilot Reports are snapshots.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
From The Editor: Fly Low, Go Fast, Turn Left
The crowds at Stead Airport this year proved that the tradition of the Reno Air Races lives on strong, moving forward after last year's accident.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Light-Sport Chronicles: Back To The Future
Not all pioneers go gently unto that good night
You could say his bold steps were the sparks seen 'round the world: Electric flight projects popped up everywhere.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
From The Editor: Hangar Home
It was Plane & Pilot's home for a week: a luxury three-bedroom house with an attached hangar, right next to a runway.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Light-Sport Chronicles: Ears Wide Open
When Lou Mancuso talks about LSA...people listen
Something I've at least attempted all my life is to remember to open ears and close mouth when in the presence of someone who knows a heck of a lot more than I do (a frequent event.)
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
From The Editor: Cubbin' Around
This year marks the 75th year from when William T. Piper first created the J-3 Cub in 1938.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Light-Sport Chronicles: Shroud Lines II
More post-event insights into an airframe parachute deployment over the ocean
Although the deployment was in a Cirrus four-seater, I wrote about it for several reasons.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Balancing nature and technology
In 1927, Charles Lindbergh flew The Spirit of St Louis from New York to Paris non-stop, defining exploration for the 20th century.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
From The Editor: One Small Step
The Lindbergh Foundation was created in 1977 to carry on the spirit of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh by providing grants to projects that foster new and environmentally friendly technology.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Light-Sport Chronicles: Shroud Lines
Parsing the whys and wherefores of a successful airframe parachute deployment...over water!
In an upcoming issue, you'll find my feature story about the harrowing experience of Dr. Richard McGlaughlin and his daughter Elaine as they rode a BRS airframe parachute canopy into the water near the island of Andros in the Bahamas.