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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.

Cicadas of Oshkosh

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There are many sights and sounds at a fly-in, but yesterday, while in my tent, I realized there was a background music I've never...

Simple Pitch Adjustment for DUC Hélices Prop

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The Viking Engines display included this very interesting DUC Helices ground adjustable prop from France. Why so interesting?

Motorav VW-based Engine

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Brazil's Motorav is showing the latest version of their VW-based aircraft powerplant. There are so many differences that the VeeDub link is very thin...

Tech Geeks Rejoice

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Tecat Performance Systems and development partner 51 Aero were found sharing a booth on the main concourse here at Sun ' Fun. Tecat builds...

Meet Steve and his Samson

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Last year Pitts expert Steve Wolf displayed the naked frame of his latest personal project, a miniature Samson biplane, at the Rotec radial booth....

All Grown Up

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The Titan-powered SuperSTOL Stretch XL.

2017 Engine Buyer’s Guide

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Two-strokes to turbines.

Resin Infusion

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Taking the next step beyond vacuum bagging.

Diesels For Homebuilts

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This time last year, Continental was officially limiting EAB diesel applications to kit manufacturer's supervised build programs, the notable example being the Diesel Sportsman. However, that's scheduled to change as Continental quietly gains experience with individual installations.

Truth is Stranger Than Fiction

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Here's something old timers never thought they would see--an angle valve cylinder for a Lycoming... made by Continental. Yes dear readers, you will soon...

In Case You Missed it

Aero ‘lectrics

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Jim Weir describes how he built the airframe structure of his new-and-improved wind tee.

Past Due ELT Batteries

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There is a requirement for an annual ELT check to be entered into the...

An Aussie Take on Throttle-Body Fuel Injection

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Rotec has a new throttle-body injection system that's worth looking at.

Completions

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Builders share their successes.