Table of Contents
March 2007 Issue
With 4000 kits sold, a million hours flown and a loyal customer base, you just knew that the Kitfox would somehow find itself back in production. It's been out after the previous company, SkyStar Aircraft, went bankrupt in 2005, leaving builders in the lurch.
Resurrected by devotees of the design, the Kitfox Super Sport offers STOL performance and fun flying; by Ed Wischmeyer.
John Proctor rose to the challenge of putting a homebuilt biplane on amphibious floats; by Ishmael Fuentes.
Aftermarket engines--clones, if you will--have taken on a life, and identity, all their own; by Marc Cook.
In an expanding market, there are lots of new choices; compiled by Julia Downie.
Any project will ultimately cost more than you think. So think bigger; by Marc Cook.
Builders share their successes.
HKS: a four-stroke twin that makes sense; by Tim Kern.
Hey, hey 123. . .let's all use BNC; by Jim Weir.
Understanding adverse yaw; by Barnaby Wainfan.
Volts and amps, ones and zeroes; by Marc Cook.
The new Van's RV-12 flies, and aviation e-Books arrive; edited by Mary Bernard.
Don't let your engine monitor data go to the dogs. Here's how to interpret it; by Walter Atkinson.
Improve safety and save money with high-tech engine monitoring equipment; by Cory Emberson.
The Thorp 211 gets a second chance as an LSA; by Dave Martin.
Follow these links to visit the web sites of companies you read about in the March issue.
Around the Patch
Dan Checkoway's RV Project
Van's Aircraft (RV-12)
The Outside Job (Clone Engines)
Aero Sport Power
Engine Components, Inc.
Superior Air Parts
The Inside Scoop
Advanced Pilot Seminars
Vital Signs (Engine Monitor Roundup)
Advanced Flight Systems
Grand Rapids Technologies
Engine Beat (HPower and HKS engines)
IndUS (T211 Thorpedo)
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Other Aviation Publications
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