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The Glasair is fast, but can be a handful for the inexperienced pilot. The flying techniques shared by others make us better pilots.

Chuck Yeager in front of the Bell X-1. Photo: U.S. Air Force.

Are You a Test Pilot?

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Who do you think of when you hear the term, ‘Test Pilot’? I’d bet many, if not most of you, think first of Chuck...
FAA Advisory Circular 90-109A

Advisory Circular: How to Stay Safe in Unfamiliar Aircraft

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New AC advises pilots on how to stay safe in unfamiliar aircraft Experimental airplane flights represent only a small component of total general aviation (GA)...

Testing the Airspeed Indicator

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While flying off your test time, why not check your airspeed gauge? A simple, somewhat accurate way, if you have access to GPS, is...
Eaton 604JH105.

Starting the Engine Safely

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This tip was submitted by Tom Hoffman, Glasair III. With 650 hours on the aircraft, N54ODE recently experienced failure of the starter solenoid, which is not...

400-Hour Scrapbook

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Written by Mike Palmer, Glasair I/II FT. We’ve been flying almost two years now in our Glasair I I/II FT (it’s part Glasair I and part...

Glasair Super III

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Many of you are probably wondering "What is all this I hear about a new Glasair Super Ill?" Well, prior to Sun n' Fun...

Head in the Clouds

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IFR Training in the Glasair Super II Written by Craig O'Neal It was about halfway down the Columbia River Gorge that I decided to get my...

Accident Briefs, November 1994

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As FAA and National Transportation Safety Board reports can take up to one year to be published, advanced publication of accidents in this column...

Accident Briefs, September 1994

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As FAA and National Transportation Safety Board reports can take up to one year to be published, advanced publication of accidents in this column...
Glasair N48AG RG

Spin Testing the Glasair RG

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Written by Bob Herendeen Earlier this year I was asked by Bob Gavinsky, Vice President of engineering at Stoddard-Hamilton Aircraft, if I would be interested in...