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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.

Simple Pitch Adjustment for DUC Hélices Prop

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

Motorav VW-based Engine

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

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

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

The Titan-powered SuperSTOL Stretch XL.

2017 Engine Buyer’s Guide

Two-strokes to turbines.

Resin Infusion

Taking the next step beyond vacuum bagging.

Diesels For Homebuilts

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

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...

Test Mule PSRU

Here's an interesting idea, a test mule propeller speed reduction unit. A very wide belt tension adjustment range allows the installation of almost any...

In Case You Missed it

Rapid Prototyping and Experimental Design

CNC mold blank fabrication, part 1.

A Chock Talk

About a year ago my son whittled us some traveling chocks, just bits of...

Editor’s Log

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When Noahs Ark was an RV-9A

They have more in common than you might think. By Joetta Schneider.