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Building a Tunable Carbon Fiber Induction Plenum

There’s always more to learn when increasing your engine’s horsepower output and optimizing volumetric efficiency.

Induction Wave Propagation

Yet another way to increase engine volumetric efficiency.

Capturing Helmholtz Free Energy

Energy thats similar to an open-ocean wave break also exists in engines. Can it be harnessed with a tunable induction system?

Optimizing Induction Air

Fine-tuning intake system runners for increased performance and economy.

So You’d Like to Go Faster

Secrets for reducing drag, part 2.

So You’d Like to Go Faster

Secrets for reducing drag, part 1.

Putting the Experiment in Experimental

Over 30 modifications resulted in a speed increase of 44 mph.

In Case You Missed it

Build Your Skills: Composites (Part 10)

What do you do when your horizontal stabilizer isn't exactly horizontal? First, you check that the fuselage is level. If this confirms that the stabilizer is indeed slightly off, remove it and apply heat. Sounds simple, but there's a right and a wrong way to go about it, and author Bob Fritz describes the most effective method to straighten things out.

Ask the DAR

Service bulletin compliance, buying an aircraft with uncompleted flight testing.

Around the Patch

Editor-in-Chief Marc Cook looks at the potential impact on GA of Lycomings new IE2 engine that features electronic engine management.

Letters

Engine Assembly Sealants and LubricantsI enjoyed Dave Prizio's article, "Choosing the Right Sealant" ....