Out with the Old

Yes,  know that I have written numerous times over the years about being careful...

The Nut Under the Cam Gear

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Industry Check In With Sonex Aircraft

Sonex's Mark Schaible takes a few minutes to talk about what's happening with the company.

You’ve Done Your Duty

Nothing lasts forever.

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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Mike and Laura Starkey’s RANS S-21

Part 1: foundations of the build.

ADS-B and the Little Guy

ADS-B installation may be avoidable for many small homebuilts.

Aircraft Brakes

Some experiences and improvements.

Buying Used: Kitfox

Always in high demand, be ready to act fast when you find one you like.

Backcountry Cruzer

Gary Motley makes the most of the Zenith CH 750’s performance spectrum.

Where Have All the Homebuilts Gone?

Thousands of E/A-B aircraft have been removed from the rolls, but most of them haven’t existed for decades.

Checkered Past

Building the Bearcoupe from 3D plans.

Experimental Audio Panels: Sophisticated, Integrated

PS Engineering and Garmin have kit-focused audio systems for under $2000. They have generous feature sets and high-end audio quality.

Mounting On a Curve

A long time ago, when homebuilders began installing Garmin 430s—the most popular IFR GPS/nav/com...

Nutsert Notes

Let me say right up front that I hate nutserts. Also called rivet nuts,...

Funny Money

When I was a kid, way back in the 1960s, one of the toughest...

Murphy’s Law, Occam’s Razor

Ed, an aerospace engineer, and Bill, a 14th Century philosopher, walk into your workshop…and...

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Garmin Introduces Big-Screen aera 760

Garmin today introduced a larger-screen version of its aera navigator. The aera 760 boasts a 7-inch...

The Other P Factor

Late last year I flew from Southern California to Tucson and back in my...

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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