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Building a Hidden Oil Door Hinge and Latch

A different approach to a popular modification. By Brad Benson.

In Case You Missed it

Maintenance Matters

Non-structural fiberglass repairs.

Down to Earth

When it came to choosing a kit aircraft to build, columnist Amy Laboda and her husband opted for a metal design, in part because it would be resistant to destruction by lightning strike and also because fatigue is easier to detect in metal than it is in a composite plane. However, new nanotube technology, if integrated into composite construction material, could not only help identify wear problems, but also potentially heal them.

Aero ‘lectrics

Can you hear me?

Book Review: Are Your Nuts Tight?

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