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Eric Stewart is designing and building the SR-1, a speed plane for setting records in the FAI c-1a/0 category (takeoff weight less than 661 pounds, including pilot and fuel). You can see more at facebook.com/TheSR1Project, including additional photos and videos of the subjects in this series of articles.

Sail By Wire

Paulo Iscold's Nixus sailplane debuts a fly-by-wire control system.

Rapid Prototyping and Experimental Design

Wheel pants and gear fairings, part 2.
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Rapid Prototyping and Experimental Design

Wheel pants and gear fairings.
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Paulo Iscold's Nixus Fly by Wire Sailplane Project

Paulo Iscold's Nixus put air under its wings for the first time March 4 at Castle Airport (formerly Air Force Base) in Merced, California....

On a Roll

Beringer Aero takes wheels, brakes, and landing gear to new heights.

Titans of Tungsten

A visit to Midwest Tungsten Services.

3 Years, 1 Minute, and 40 Seconds

A Mazda-powered Harmon Rocket stomps the time-to-climb record.

Rapid Prototyping and Experimental Design

Learning from the pros.

Rapid Prototyping and Experimental Design

Epoxy and fuel resistance tests, part 2-choosing an epoxy for a fuel tank.

Custom BRS Installation in an RV-9A

Whole airplane parachute systems are a viable option for homebuilts.