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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.

Build Your Own Steel Shop Table

It’s a great alternative to wood.

Shining a Light on DarkAero

Ryley, Keegan and River Karl provide a behind-the-scenes view of the DarkAero 1.

DarkAero Keeps It Light

The Karl brothers bring a new carbon fiber speedster to market.

Testing, Testing!

Part 3: Testing components and assemblies.

Testing, Testing!

Part 2: Determining Material Properties

Testing, Testing!

Part 1: Wing Static Load Test

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.

Rapid Prototyping and Experimental Design

Wheel pants and gear fairings.

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....

In Case You Missed it

Around the Patch

Editor-in-Chief Marc Cook offers an explanation of how the annual Aircraft Buyer's Guides are assembled, and his attempts to enhance the usefulness and relevance of the information provided.

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

Engine Beat

What are your options to get the annual condition inspection done when you're not the original builder of the aircraft? By Steve Ells.

Letters

Zenith Super DutyAs usual, congrats for a bang-up job on the cover story on...