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Elliot Seguin

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Elliot Seguin is a homebuilder, engineer, and test pilot. He is a member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots and each year he competes at the Reno National Championship Air Races.

High-Desert Tales

My first intentional ground loop.

High-Desert Tales

Free fall.

High-Desert Tales

Crashed helmet.

High Desert Tales

Scary stuff.

Back to School

There's always more to learn at the National Test Pilot School (Part 2).

National Test Pilot School

There's always more to learn (Part 1).

Pure Poison

High desert tales.

High-Desert Tales

Nuke it!

High-Desert Tales

Smoke.

Becoming a Test Pilot

Lessons learned from a Lancair Super Legacy and Dick Rutan.

In Case You Missed it

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

Flying Qualities and the Horizontal Tail

An airplane's horizontal tail is critical to stabilizing the airplane in pitch, trimming out pitching moments caused by the wing and providing control power for maneuverability.

The Ultimate Upgrade

Veteran pilots and kit builders, Wendell and Martha Solesbee make the reasoned decision to embark on a Lancair Evo build—the ultimate upgrade to their already-impressive homebuilt fleet.

RV-6 Photography

From RV-6 photographer to RV-6 builder/pilot. By Ed Hicks.