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,…

Not Floating Floats

During the week I posted my woes on the Rotax Owners forums and messaged some contacts on the Zenith forums and most everyone pointed me at some Service Bulletins from Rotax that basically say the floats in the float valve…

Back to the drawing board

The followIng day I went back to the hangar to run the engine a while and get my confidence up that everything was good. Also, there was some thought there was some bad gas in the system and running it…