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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

Letters

Antennas Up! I have enjoyed following To Launch a Light Sport, by Bob...

Ask the DAR

Position lights, repairman certificate and builder’s log.

The Future of Homebuilding: Avionics

I mean, how much better should avionics really get for what we use them...

Meet the Fokker, U.K. Style

In 1915, Allied pilots called the Eindecker the Scourge. In 2007, three friends in England bought and built Eindecker replica kits, and improved upon the original design. By Geoff Jones.