Battery Issues

Now that the summer temps are over you might have expected this blog to be filled with the stories of Phase 1 flight testing, and to finally get the plane up and out of the local area. Well, nothing is…

New ELT Install

Back in September of last year the FAA issued an AD encouraging owners to ditch their Ameri King ELTs. The FAA determined that the company was not manufacturing the ELTs up to standard and that the units were largely garbage…

Wayne Huk RIP

I learned with much sadness last weekend that my friend and fellow builder, Wayne Huk, had unexpectedly passed away in April. As you may recall, Teri and I visited him two summers ago at his home in Canada where he…

No More Taxes!*

There are websites and even books dedicated to avoiding paying use/sales tax on airplane purchases in California. Like most states, California wants to collect a tax when you buy something big and “luxurious” and bring it into the State and,…