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Dana Hague

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.

What a Drag

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Round versus streamline flying wires.

Homemade Compression Tester

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Why buy a new one when you can build your own?

Do-It-Yourself Camera Mount

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Homebuilt aircraft struts often require a homebuilt mount.

Metal vs. Wood

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Part 2: Reworking a wood propeller.

Metal vs. Wood

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A new prop for an old plane.

A Wooden Kneeboard for Tablets

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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

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Building landing gear from scratch for a Starduster One.

Biplane Cross-Country

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Tennessee to Connecticut in a Starduster SA-100.

Do-It-Yourself Tailwheel

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

Restoring a Stored Homebuilt

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Expect the unexpected.

In Case You Missed it

eXenos Electric Motorglider

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Paul Dye describes what's new and what's cool with the Gabriel DeVault Xenos motorglider powered by an electric motor.

Sawtooth Climb Performance

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A traditional flight test technique for determining Vx and Vy.

The Meredith Effect-Fact or Fiction?

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Can a properly ducted radiator offset all internal cooling drag and produce thrust?

Build Your Skills: Fabric

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Taping curved areas is essential if you want to keep them smooth, and the same goes for inspection rings or gussets. This month, we walk you through the process and help you iron out any problems; by Ron Alexander.