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Dirk Verdonck’s Sonex Onex

I completed my Sonex Onex in March 2019. Building started in 2013 and during...

Garmin, uAvionix Resolve Patent Lawsuit

ADS-B solutions company uAvionix announced that it has resolved a patent lawsuit brought by...

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!

Revised Raven

RANS adds metal wings and a big engine to their popular side-by-side.

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Changing the Propeller, Can I Add Seats?

Question: I am upgrading the propeller on my aircraft and was wondering if you...

Unairworthy: Missing Safety Wire

Some bolts have drilled heads for a reason: They are supposed to be safety...

Turbine Temptation

Making the decision.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

It’s finally finished!

Avionics at AirVenture 2019

A bit of innovation and some surprises.

Fabric Covering 101

Lessons learned applying fabric to a Murphy Maverick.

Sikaflex Canopy Bond

Tips for making The Big Cut and bonding a canopy.

Alternator Mods Without Major Surgery

Another way to modify a Nippondenso alternator for use with an external voltage regulator.

Brake Turn

My local airport, Corona Municipal in Southern California, sits in the Prodo Dam basin...

Do-It-Yourself Push-To-Talk Switch

Talking on the communication radio in your homebuilt aircraft requires a simple push-to-talk (PTT)...

Tires, Brakes & Wheel Bearings

Maintenance matters.

Aircraft Plumbing: Flexible Lines

Best practices

Hey There, Charlie

I’m sure there were perfectly fine used homebuilts closer to me than N531CE—it was...

Checkpoints: AirVenture 2019

As I write this, we have been home from AirVenture 2019 exactly one week,...
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Headset Trial: David Clark Pro-X2

In this Avionics Bootcamp video series, we put the David Clark Pro-X2 on the evaluation bench and took them flying for this field report.

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AeroVonics AV-20 and AV-30 Review

A New Mexico start-up called AeroVonics rolled out the most innovative panel-mount electronic displays...
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Headset Trial: David Clark Pro-X2

In this Avionics Bootcamp video series, we put the David Clark Pro-X2 on the evaluation bench and took them flying for this field report.

It’s Da Bom!

Levil Aviation’s BOM puts pitot-static, AHRS, GPS, ADS-B In, and its own power source right under your wing.

Sensenich To Introduce Several New Props, for 65 to 220hp, STOL to 200 knots

Sensenich Propeller is introducing several new adjustable-pitch carbon props for engines from 65 to 220 h.p.

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Making Tapered Ribs

Restoring the damaged wings of the only Dalotel DM165. By Ray Ordorica.

Wind Tunnel

Design process-CG loading, part 2.

Maintenance Matters

Differential compression test.

Wicks Aircraft Supply & Motorsports

For over 100 years, this family-owned business has sold everything from pipe organs and PT-19 wings to high-performance parts for homebuilts.

Turbine Temptation

Making the decision.