I never tire of Rowan Akinson's most famous character https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJQEVYBS5ew
I'm always on the lookout for fun Aviation YouTubers. This guy is a hoot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnucQM4iMoI Follow him. DO IT.
Guest: Charlie Becker This is one of those wide-ranging conversations where we talk about so many things in just one hour I had to listen back to it just to make these show notes 🙂 Charlie is a real asset to the aviation community, and it's always a great time with him. We get into... Continue Reading →
I keep hearing that we need to get kids involved in XYZ. Most recently I've heard this uttered in regards to aviation. Actually, I hear it as: OMG AVIATION WILL DIE UNLESS WE GET KIDS INVOLVED. THEY JUST WANT TO STARE AT THEIR PHONES ALL DAY. THE SKY IS FALLING. I hate that. Stop saying... Continue Reading →
One of the highlights at Airventure this year was the building of and flying a VANs RV-12is in 6 days. Hard not to smile when you see an experimental built by volunteers take to the sky. https://youtu.be/v1FKOgSzJPc The one week wonder in 2014, was a Zenith 750 Cruzer which I happen to be building. Here... Continue Reading →
Over the years, I've attended, spoken at, and been a vendor for hundreds of tech conferences. After screwing up the follow up for many years, I've finally developed a system that allows me to hold on to the good vibes generated at the conference long after it's over. The key to this system is the... Continue Reading →
Viking has a new engine they are promoting the 90HP Category. Pretty interesting and comes in at 150 pounds and $9,995.00. Lighter airplanes need more options and this could be a good fit for yours. Find out more here and here and here. Featured Image credit: Alissa's Instagram 🙂 Putting the final touches on choosing an... Continue Reading →
Every couple years a new plane is started, built, inspected and flown in a single week at Airventure. This year it will be a Vans RV-12iS. Attendees and volunteers will start construction on the openening day, July 23rd and hope to have it completed by July 29th. Even if you can't attend and help assemble... Continue Reading →
I've been saying for a while that I should do a video of choosing an engine for your experimental aircraft. Well, Jon beat me to it. Great info and food for thought. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXqBwIWSrDY Support Jon on Patreon.
One of the best things about ADS-B besides the location of other aircraft in your cockpit is the weather data. Starting this month, the FAA is adding new services to the FIS-B Broadcasts: Lightning Turbulence Icing Cloud Tops Graphical AIRMET Center Weather Advisory Assuming your software supports this (check with you manufacturer), you don't have... Continue Reading →