Wilkes Subsonex JSX-2

Almost two years to the day from ordering the kit, the first flight was...

ABC: Always Be Curious

I’ve spent so much time at the nose of my GlaStar, what with the...

Homebuilders Week Starts January 26

Get into the building groove during the first EAA Homebuilders Week online event.

The Big Bearhawk

Bearhawk 5: more room, more horsepower…more everything.
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Flight Review: Van’s RV-14A with Lycoming IO-390-EXP119 Engine

Van's Aircraft recently began offering a new version of the RV-14 and RV-14A kits...

Flight Review: Van’s RV-14A

More power, more better.

Tri-Power!

Can CubCrafters make the tri-gear bush airplane a thing?

Sportsman in Transition

A closer look at the “Version 1.5” Sportsman.

Familiar Face

A lighter, more powerful engine gives the Lightning better performance.

Builder Spotlight

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Overhauling Your Own Lycoming

Get friendly with the UPS driver who knows his way to Tulsa.

Buying Used: RANS S-7 Courier

The Sport Pilot’s Super Cub.

Prebuy vs. Condition Inspection

What’s the difference?

Following the DIY Approach to Engine Overhaul, One Step at a Time

Following the DIY approach to engine overhaul, one step at a time.

Whirl Wind 300

Three blades at the speed of two!

Electric Dreams

Pipistrel’s gift to general aviation.

Where Do I Hook This Now?

Making safety wire tabs for Lycomings.

Book Review: Are Your Nuts Tight?

Vic Syracuse has written two definitive guides to Experimental Aircraft Pre-Buys and Condition Inspections.

Clean Oil Makes for a Happy Engine

You can do two things that will extend your engine’s life more than any...

Cylinder Hones and Honing

Honing and lapping are similar inasmuch as both employ abrasive action to remove metal...

Clearly the Same?

There are two materials that are commonly used for homebuilt windshields and windows: Lexan and Plexiglas.

Minimax to the Rescue

It's not easy to find a tug/tow bar assembly substantial enough to handle the job adequately and still be portable enough to be carried aboard.

Shenanigans

”Experimental Two Sierra X-Ray,  Oshkosh Tower, you are clear for touch-and-goes on any runway....

Hot Over Warming Up

To warm up or coldly go into the takeoff?

Problemas en México

I was dismayed to receive an alert from the Baja Bush Pilots that aviation authorities in Mexico have recently turned away Experimental aircraft after entering the country.

The Best

What is “the best”? How is that defined, and by whom?

Products

Minimax to the Rescue

It's not easy to find a tug/tow bar assembly substantial enough to handle the job adequately and still be portable enough to be carried aboard.

Big Talk

The standalone com radio lives on—smarter, more flexible and affordable than ever.

uAvionix AV-30

A compact standalone EFIS at an affordable price.

Garmin aera 760

A capable bigger-screen portable GPS edges into tablet territory. Is it better?

Standalone Engine Monitors

Electronics International is a modern standout, but price an EFIS with built-in monitoring first.

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Checkpoints

Know the Differences.

What’s New

Zenith offers a reduced price for its STOL CH 701 kit, featuring the 85-hp Jabiru 2200A engine. Dynon offers a rebate for Blue Mountain EFIS owners who trade in for the new SkyView units, as well as special upgrade pricing. Edited by Mary Bernard.

Light Stuff

The 2012 World Paramotor Championship provided an excuse for a trip to the mountains of Spain, and an opportunity to see the world’s best in action. Roy Beisswenger helped judge the proceedings (and seemed to be the only American there).

Wind Tunnel

Aerodynamics Engineer Barnaby Wainfan dissects one of the most common and possibly least understood flight maneuvers: turns.

Building on a Budget

Building his VW-powered Zenith CH 701 taught Wayne Clagg a lot about the consequences of powerplant choices… and much more.