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Fabric Covering 101

Lessons learned applying fabric to a Murphy Maverick.

Custom Door Lock, Latch, and Catch

Who would have thought a fuel system mod would affect the doors?

Fuel Shutoff Valve

There's more to an extended-range fuel system than just adding tanks.

Repetitive Motion Injury

An unexpected consequence from building your own airplane.

Attaching A High Wing

By Dan Kerr.

In Case You Missed it

Headset Histrionics

I logged my first official instructional flight on June 17, 1975, at age 15....

Carbon Monoxide Blues

Although not a huge factor in airplane crashes, carbon monoxide poisoning does contribute to accidents each year. This is entirely avoidable with a good, functional carbon monoxide detector in the cockpit. The choices in these units have increased over the years, so now there's no excuse to do without this useful tool; by Rick Lindstrom.

Buzzwords: Human Factors—The Basics

Small design considerations can have a big impact on comfort, convenience and safety.

Build Your Own Optical Tach

An inexpensive remote tachometer you can set on your instrument panel.