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Viljoen SubSonex

Andre Viljoen of Broulee, New South Wales, Australia took his SubSonex skyward on November...

EAA Homebuilders Week

Experts from every corner of the homebuilt aircraft community will bring their knowledge and information to aviation enthusiasts everywhere during the first EAA Homebuilders Week.

Setser RV-7

After 16+ years of blood, sweat, tears and a little salty aviator language now and again, RV-7 #71748 officially went from “project” to “airplane.”
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Van’s Up-Powered RV-14A Walkaround

What's new with the RV-14A? Van's Greg Hughes walks us through the changes for the '14 and the updates surrounding the Lycoming IO-390-EXP119 engine.

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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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.

Fabulous Fabric

The top six secrets to a show-quality fabric covering.

Big Talk

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

Fast Squeeze

Todd Rudberg’s RV-8 helps usher in a modern era of nitrous-oxide-assisted sport planes.

Improper Deburring

It is really important to remove the burrs that are created when drilling through...

Warm Up Your Engine This Winter

Count yourself fortunate if you live in a region where winter does not bring...

Nuts and Bolts

Aircraft quality nuts, bolts, washers and other hardware are the right things to use if they hold the things together that keep you in the air.

Archive: December 1988

A Great Lakes biplane was on our December 1988 cover, and the issue contained...

Propped Up

After seeing Paul Dye’s thorough review of the Whirl Wind propeller on his RV-8,...

A Matter of Survival

If your aircraft turns in to a smoldering pile of ash and your gear happens to be in the baggage compartment, well…what you’ve got is what you’ve got.

Joining Your World

Like many, I suppose, I hadn’t intended to be part of the Experimental world.

Products

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.

Product Review: Garmin GI 275 EFIS

This full-featured, full-priced certified EFIS is impressive but might not be ideal for homebuilts.

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