December 2013

Experimenter is a magazine created by EAA for people who build airplanes. We will report on amateur-built aircraft as well as ultralights and other light aircraft.

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10th Annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo Opens in January January 16 to 19, 2014, marks the 10th annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo at the Sebring Regional Airport in Sebring, Florida. The four-day event focuses on homebuilt and light sport aircraft, with more than 160 exhibitors signed up to participate in the event. A number of forums are also scheduled and demonstration flights are available throughout each day of the event. Discounted tickets also are available now on the Expo website, along with merchandise such as caps, T-shirts, sweatshirts, and other souvenir items. Learn more about the event at www.Sport-Aviation-Expo.com Special on Lights from Wicks Aircraft As Wicks Aircraft and Motorsports makes space for new inventory items, it is offering significant savings on items every aircraft owner or builder wants: modern, long-life, brilliant lighting. All AeroLEDs and AveoFlash stock, including landing lights, wingtips, tail strobes, and everything else in these lines, are available at 20 percent off until December 31, 2013. However, the offer is good on in-stock items only. Order online at www.WicksAircraft.com or call 618-654-7447. Be sure to mention the special lighting price sale. Continued from Page 7 VanGrunsven, Brown, Pasahow Join EAA Board of Directors Dick VanGrunsven Joe Brown David Pasahow Three aviators with extensive experience in diverse areas of the aviation community have joined the top leadership of the EAA as members of the EAA Board of Directors. Dick VanGrunsven, Joe Brown, and David Pasahow were invited to join the board during the group's meeting held November 14 to 15 in Oshkosh. As Class III directors, each will serve one-year renewable terms on the EAA board. "Each of these three EAA members has a diverse aviation background, and more importantly, a longtime connection with our organization in multiple areas," said Jack Pelton, EAA chairman of the board. "We are grateful that each of them has stepped forward to represent our membership and help lead the association as we pursue our mission of growing participation in aviation." VanGrunsven, EAA 3204, of Hillsboro, Oregon, is founder and CEO of Van's Aircraft, which has become one of the largest kit aircraft manufacturers in the world with more than 8,500 airplanes completed worldwide. An EAA member since 1964, VanGrunsven has received EAA's Freedom of Flight Award and Dr. August Raspet Memorial Award and is a member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots. He is also a founding member of the Aircraft Kit Manufacturers Association. Brown, EAA 795555, of Centerville, Ohio, is president of Hartzell Propeller and chief operating officer of Tailwind Technologies, a holding company that owns Hartzell Propeller and three other aviation businesses, including Hartzell Engine Technologies. Brown, a graduate of Middlebury College, is an instrument-rated pilot who flies diverse aircraft ranging from a Glasair Sportsman to a TBM 850. Pasahow, EAA 269376, of Dallas, Texas, is founder of Blue Line Advisors, an executive search and leadership firm focused on aerospace, transportation, and other selected sectors. An EAA member since 1986, Pasahow is a pilot and homebuilder who previously served on EAA's board from 1991 to 2009. EAA Experimenter 9

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