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Dan Horton says he is "just a homebuilder". He has been a pilot more than 30 years and currently flies a custom RV-8.

Tough Spot

How to install a hardpoint in a cored composite panel.

Continental Officially Opens New Mobile Plant

Saturday, September 14, 2019, was a big day in Mobile, Alabama… the grand opening of Continental Aerospace Technologies’ new 275,000-square-foot design and manufacturing facility. Announced...

2019 Engine Buyer’s Guide

In search of the good stuff.

Jet A for the Rest of Us

The Continental diesel RV-10.

2018 Engine Buyer’s Guide

162 ways to turn fuel into thrust.

Cool Fishing Airplane

Wittman Buttercup, on wheel skis. The owner uses it to fly north and go ice fishing. Our resident aerodynamicist was intrigued by its unusual...

Buzzing the Field

Ahhh, Oshkosh; airplanes, friends... and landscaping? Yes, there is a small army of EAA employees who (among other things) cut the grass and shovel...

Gnome Monosoupape 100 Rotary Engine

AirVenture must have 500 engines on display... real ones, mockups, and a few which are pure fantasy. Most are the same old thing in...

Tempest Easy Drain Tool

Spotted a great tool in the Superior booth, designed to drain the oil from a horizontal oil filter. Just clamp it on, attach a...

Tailwheel Comfort

Want to cushion your tail? We spotted this Airframes Alaska T3 sprung and damped tailwheel assembly on the STi at the Kitfox display. Most...

In Case You Missed it

Building on a Budget

Building his VW-powered Zenith CH 701 taught Wayne Clagg a lot about the consequences of powerplant choices… and much more.

Vertical, Vertical and so Very Practical

So, here we are with fly-in season upon us. And fire season. And lots...

Attaching Wingtips

Use hinges instead of screws. By Mike Bullock.

Letters – October 2019

Praise for Paul Former Editor in Chief (and now Editor at Large) Paul Dye made...