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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…

Post Float Install Engine Tests

Today I took the plane for some taxi time so I could see how the engine is behaving at various rpms. Not the most exciting video ever but shared here for completeness. Everything checks out, back to flying soon I…

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,…