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Dana Hague

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Dana soloed at 16 and has been messing around with the low and slow side of aviation ever since. An aerospace engineer by education and mechanical engineer by trade, he’s been taking things apart almost since birth and usually manages to put them back together again. He’s owned and tinkered with a variety of homebuilts over the years and currently flies a Hatz CB-1 biplane.

Do-It-Yourself Camera Mount

Homebuilt aircraft struts often require a homebuilt mount.

Metal vs. Wood

Part 2: Reworking a wood propeller.

Metal vs. Wood

A new prop for an old plane.

A Wooden Kneeboard for Tablets

While I owned my‭ ‬Fisher FP-404‭ ‬‭(‬“Restoring a Stored Homebuilt‭,‬”‭ ‬February 2017‭), ‬I was using an Android smartphone running the free Avare navigation app...

New Gear for an Old Plane

Building landing gear from scratch for a Starduster One.

Biplane Cross-Country

Tennessee to Connecticut in a Starduster SA-100.

Do-It-Yourself Tailwheel

Adding a custom-designed tailwheel to a Fisher FP-404.

Restoring a Stored Homebuilt

Expect the unexpected.

Magnetos For Half VW Engines

Points to ponder at replacement time.

In Case You Missed it

Flight Review: Lockwood Super Drifter

Like piloting an AirCam, only more so, the Lockwood Super Drifter is for those who can’t get enough of that wind-in-your-hair feeling. By Ed Wischmeyer.

Build a Bear: Moving Right Along

It’s starting to look like a Sport Cub. Dave Prizio gets to work on the systems and finishes the wings.

Down To Earth

The founders of the Solar Impulse Project build on their successes with a planned around-the-world flight and a stopover at the Paris Air Show. By Amy Laboda.

Datalink Weather: Long-Term Exposure

Marc Cook relates his experience, more than four years' worth, with XM-sourced inflight weather.