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North to Alaska

We always dreamed about flying our own plane to Alaska to see for ourselves if the stories and pictures are true. Do bears really...

Single-Engine Failure After Takeoff: The Anatomy of a Turn-back Maneuver

By Les Glatt, Ph.D. ATP/CFI-AI VNY FSDO FAASTeam Representative

So, you would like to fly into AirVenture at Oshkosh?

You've not done it, but there it is, on your bucket list, maybe at the top. You want to fly your GlaStar, Sportsman or...

Are You a Safe Pilot?

Do you consider yourself a safe pilot? Why? When you make a flight in your GlaStar, Sportsman or other aircraft, what kinds of pre-flight...

Scotch Electrical Tape for Sealing Gaps

I change the gear every float season so for sealing the gap between the gear leg and the fuselage I used a general purpose...

Caribbean Puddle Jumpers

One winter afternoon, my wife, Heidi, and I were looking at a map of the Western Hemisphere in our hangar. We were reminiscing about...

Glasair Super II-S Prototype Flight Report

Flight report by Jay Blass, II-S RG builder. More than a decade in Naval Aviation gave me the opportunity to fly some exciting aircraft in...

Italy to Israel in a GlaStar

It's quite understandable that it took about 5 months of preparation for the most beautiful flight in my 20 years light aircraft flying. But...

Around the World in 59 Days

In the Beginning, the Dream... Since I was a child, I had the dream of building an airplane and flying it around the world. Now,...