Off The Beaten Path: Vintage Aircraft

Owning and flying aircraft other than spam cans is some of the most fun you can have in aviation so long as you treat them with the respect they require.

You flew a Diamond DA-40 Star because it has a stick and superb handling; you took aerobatic instruction because you wanted more than just plain vanilla aviating. Now you’re thinking hard about focusing on an airplane that is outside the mainstream—vintage, antique, dedicated aerobatic machine or a warbird—but you’re unsure where to start and how […]
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Editor in Chief Larry Anglisano has been a staple at Aviation Consumer since 1995. An active land, sea and glider pilot, Larry has over 30 years’ experience as an avionics repairman and flight test pilot. He’s the editorial director overseeing sister publications Aviation Safety magazine, IFR magazine and is a regular contributor to KITPLANES magazine with his Avionics Bootcamp column.