Glasair Aviation Takes “COVID Pause”

Announcing a “proactive business strategy,” Glasair Aviation, maker of the Sportsman Experimental, says it...

Huneycutt RV-10

Our RV-10, affectionately named "Tess" slipped the surly bonds of earth for the first...

Familiar Face

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

Turbine Legend

Let’s celebrate the return of some very fine whine.

RANS S-21 Outbound

Great looks, easy to build, and a wide choice of engines. Is this the RANS you've been waiting for?

Speedster Evolution

Kitfox Series 7 steps up to speed.

Whisper X350 Gen II

Fast, sleek cruiser from motorglider origins.

Sling TSi

Four seats. Full fuel. Lets go!

Builder Spotlight

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Zenith Goes Virtual

Stuck at home? It might just be time to start building the plane of your dreams.

How the RV-8 Came to Be

25 years ago, Richard VanGrunsven designed an aerobatic tandem sport plane that’s also a great traveling machine.

Standalone Engine Monitors

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

Building and Flying an RV-8

For pilots brought up with standard certified aircraft, the RV-8 will plaster a grin on their face that can’t be washed off and rarely fades.

NXT Next

Electroflight and Rolls-Royce partner to set the world’s electric airspeed record.

“Gonna Finish This Sucker”

Sam Kurtz set out to build an RV-7A. It ended up restoring him.

Ye Olde Slip Roll

This month’s project is a follow-on to the Pietenpol muffler that was the subject...

Alternator and Voltage Regulator Problems

As everyone moves toward electronic instrumentation, the alternator is taking on a more and...
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KITPLANES Virtual Round Table: Shops and Shop Spaces

Whether you build in a big box or a one-car garage, you can benefit from shop organization and tool selection.

Airpark Living

Since the very discovery that such  a thing existed, I, like many other pilots,...

Going Around

Gallons of ink have been dedicated—with only minor effect—to figuring out what it is...

Products

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.

Aithre Illyrian Smart Pulse Oximeter

For full-time SpO2 monitoring, stick the Illyrian under the headset and let the app do the rest.

uAvionix tailBeaconX

An all-in-one taillight and Mode S transponder.

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