Gear Jack

I built this custom jack for changing the wheels and brakes on a GlaStar. I welded an extension on the end of a regular cheap auto...

Matt Freeman’ s GlaStar Accident in Alaska

I spoke with Matt Freeman this morning--he and his daughter are fine. Matt has a GlaStar taildragger with large, 26" tundra tires and likes...

Alternate Horizontal Stabilizer Hinge Alignment and Jigging

Submitted by Neal Garvin and Hal Mandly, Glasair Super II-S RG This method uses a taut line strung between the two outboard hinges as a guide...

Composite Joint Testing

I recently conducted a series of destructive tests to learn more about the factors which affect integrity of builder-fabricated fiberglass joints, and I think...

Can an Aircraft Be Too Safe?

Can you imagine that? I was hit with this question after I returned from Oshkosh. And that question was from an underwriter no less. Pilots,...

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