Articles

Over the last 20 years I have written hundreds of articles for numerous magazines in power sports, automotive and aircraft genres. The slide show below highlights some of the magazines that I have contributed to. I currently write feature articles for Motor Age, Aviation Aftermarket Defense, Contact! and Turbo Diesel Register magazines.

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Motor Age Magazine

Lighting the Way!

Just as the automobile has evolved, so too, have the lighting systems that provide the means to see danger while navigating highways in the dark. From simple reflector lights to computer-controlled "smart" headlights this article discusses the latest lighting technology.  Read more>>>

Understanding Horsepower & Torque

How much power an engine produces has been a subject surrounded by controversy since the advent of
the steam engine in the late 18th century. Defining
illusive horsepower numbers has always come down to who you ask and what dynamometer was used to measure it.  
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Dodge RAM E-Torque, a "Mild" Hybrid

Most OEMs offer one or more hybrid models but only for cars or crossover vehicles. The full-sized pickup truck market has been without this technology until now.  Read more>>>

Preventing Collisions

Around 80% of vehicles today have driver assist systems. Find out how this technology prevents accidents and keeps drivers' safe.  Read more>>>

The Future of Hybrid Vehicles

At the turn of the 20th century, the idea that automobiles, a new technology at the time, had to be powered by gasoline wasn't a given.  Read more>>>

Advanced Driver Assist Systems

ADS, or advanced driver-assistance systems, is front and center in today's automotive technology and is the precursor to fully autonomous driving vehicles.

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Aviation Aftermarket

Defense and Contact! Magazines

F-15EX New/Old Fighter

It has been U.S. Air Force policy since 2004 not to purchase "new-old" fighters. Despite this, the Air Force has requested eight new F-15 Eagle fighters now designated the F-15EX.   Read more>>>

World Fighter 2020

Forth generation fighter aircraft include: F-4 Phantoms, F-5 Freedom Fighter/Tiger IIs and F-16 Fighting Falcons. Developed in the 1970 they are still in wide use today. Read more>>>

Greece and Its Air Force

The Hellenic Air Force dates to 1911 and today operates modern aircraft like the F-16 Fighting Falcon. This article discusses the country's politics, culture and how they relate to their armed forces.  Read more>>>

Virtual Reality, the Future of Military Training

Acquiring advanced technology and hardware is key to modern-day missions, and training service personal is front-and-center in military budgets.

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Turbo Diesel Register

Diesel SCR Service

Operating principals of a diesel engine make the removal of NOx a challenge. Selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology helps to remove NOx and has been used for decades in stationary diesel generator sets and marine vessels. Learn how SCR technology is applied to diesel-powered light trucks. Read more>>>