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Dave Diehl

Dave Diehl
Dave Diehl is a 40-year communications professional. He owns and flies an RV-4 based in Hagerstown, Md., and is currently building an RV-12. He is the author of an upcoming book about Dick VanGrunsven and Van’s Aircraft.

50 Years of Success

What it takes not just to survive but thrive as a kit manufacturer.

In Case You Missed it

Lancair Evolution

Lancair Aircraft is revolutionizing its already successful turboprop line of kits with the new Evolution, a 750-horsepower, Pratt & Whitney-PT6A-powered, carbon-fiber composite, 380-mph four-seater to be available later this year.

The EAA HAC Grows

The EAA’s Homebuilt Aircraft Council (HAC) has expanded to better address this segment’s needs.


Vertical Power’s VP-400 stands ready to locate the nearest airports and help you plot and execute an emergency landing—welcome assistance for the pilot experiencing an in-flight failure. By Marc Cook.

Durand Reinstatement

Planning a kit for the unique Mark V negative-stagger biplane.