Timeless Voices - Kirk Hawkins
Kirk Hawkins is the founder and CEO of ICON Aircraft, makers of the Icon A5 amphibian. A graduate of the Stanford Business School, Kirk is an engineer, former U.S. Air Force F-16 pilot, and long-time motorsport enthusiast. Recorded in July 2009.
In Light-Sport Aircraft
Webinar- What TBO Really Means: Why I Bought a New Plane
Time between overhauls (TBO), which is usually used to infer the remaining lifetime of an aircraft engine, is simply a manufacturer’s recommendation. Prof. H. Paul Shuch explains why he was forced to sell off a perfectly good aircraft at 2000 hours.
Webinar- Introduction to Modern Gyroplane Flying
Bob Snyder from AutoGyro USA provides an introduction to gyroplanes. He will provide an overview of how their unique performance make them so much fun to fly. Looking at the history of past gyroplanes to the newest currently available.
Webinar- Aw Chute!
Boris Popov, founder and director of BRS Aerospace, presents a brief history of BRS ballistic parachutes, and current and future developments of aircraft parachute recovery systems.
Webinar- Rotax 912: Outside the Box?
The Rotax 912 family of engines powers 80 percent of the special light-sport aircraft fleet, as well as lots of experimental light-sport, experimental amateur-built, and other light planes. Mike Busch takes you on a guided tour of the engine.
Webinar- Four Fundamentals of Flight - Breaking it Down to Basics
Avoid information overload by breaking flight down to the four most basic maneuvers. Prof. H. Paul Shuch explains if you can execute these four tasks (first individually and then in combination), you can fly.
The Vashon Aircraft Ranger 7
Dynon founder John Torode, EAA 1213461, thinks that most airplanes are too expensive. Instead of complaining about it, he started a new company that has designed and built a brand new design.