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  1. PagoBay

    iLevel interview on InTheHangar - AOA and ADSB now - More features coming

    A well done interview that displays devices for E-AB and Norsee implementation on GA aircraft. iLevil's BOM device is planned as a platform for an infrared camera for night flight safety enhancement. Also planned is a radar altimeter to measure height above water for amphibian aircraft...
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    New Optional Task-based Phase 1 Flight Test Program for E-AB

    Excerpt -- April 1, 2021 – After years of hard work and advocacy by EAA, the FAA has published draft guidance to implement an optional task-based Phase I program for Experimental Amateur-Built (E-AB) aircraft. Under the program, once an aircraft completes a flight test plan that meets FAA...
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    AVWEB article on the Future of E-AB

    A look ahead with commentary from EAA's Jack Pelton, Kitfox's John McBean, Zenith and Van's Aircraft management, etc. Also some thoughts on the new LSA's rules coming in early 2023.
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    FAA Failure #119

    Mike Busch / Savvy Aviation discusses a 15 year history of fatal accidents and emergency landings attributable to an oil filter gasket. May not apply to your airplane, but may apply to someone you know. For those who are short of time, an key paragraph.... It turns out that the NTSB has been...
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    912ULS - Rotax with E.F.I. / Turbo / Bing 64 Carb Backup

    Italian company bumps Rotax 912ULS to 142HP with EFI + Bing 64 Carbs as a backup Do the claims made stand up under HBA scrutiny? PROMO WEB PAGE FULL VIDEO OVERVIEW
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    Aeromarine VTwin now in Electric Hybrid Version

    Welcome Hybird — New Four-Stroke Engine for Light Aircraft; Replaces HKS
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    Safety Question - Seats with Headrests

    One guy in a crash never upgraded his Cessna's old style, across the lap only seatbelts, to proper shoulder harnesses. Nearly cost him and his wife their lives. Now. three point harnesses and four point harnesses are the usual for even older homebuilt aircraft that I have seen. Related to...
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    Zenith Homecoming Sept 18-19

    2020 was almost devoid of airshows for reasons well known to all. Zenith is proceeding with their annual homecoming fly-in with owner/builder presentations, demo flights, vendor booths, etc. Featured aircraft and speakers include...
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    KOLB Mark III Project - Phoenix AZ $8500

    Please don't reply to this thread. Discussion is welcome at the post in the for sale sub forum. I am only posting here because some very knowledgeable senior members who are Kolb experts (VB!) may miss the post otherwise. Click on the link just below to go to the discussion thread. thanks...
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    KOLB Mark III Project - Phoenix AZ $8500

    KOLB Mark III - Phoenix AZ $8500 - PROJECT 85% Complete I was considering purchasing this aircraft but my location and travel restrictions make buying an airplane now very difficult. After expressing strong interest in purchasing but backing out, I thought maybe a capable buyer could be...
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    Geo Metro 3 Cyl - A Good Engine??

    Hello HBA... I am seriously considering my second venture into LSA E-AB ownership. First go round was, shall we say, "an education". I survived, literally, and sold the aircraft with an expensive but bearable cash loss. Trying to do better this time. Yesterday, I got an email saying...
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    New FAR 103 Merlin Lite from Aeromarine's Chip Erwin

    Have a look here: Will be offered in Electric version soon. Uses a CanAm ATV VTwin engine as noted on HBA last year. RTF $32k
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    Dan Johnson on LSA Proposed Rule Changes - Latest Update

    See the link here on HBA to Dan's latest update: Be sure to read the comments. Valuable Q&A there.
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    Rainbow Aviation - Relocated LSRM Course

    News report from Dan Johnson. Rainbow’s 15-day Light Sport Repairman Maintenance Courses are taught in their new home facility in Kingsville, Missouri. These courses allow the...
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    Belly Canard Flap on STOL airplane

    Interesting question on the Zenith forum. I suggested the owner come and join HBA. Link to his post: Noticed this in his post: Bonus points for real aerodynamicists or folks with STOL or canard...
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    How do "Conversations" work

    I am used to sending "Private Messages" when appropriate in other forum sites. Here we have "Conversations". Are these exchanges private? Looking around a bit, it seems not. How to send a member a truly PM private message here? Thanks RMM-Guam