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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.

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....

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.

In Case You Missed it

Roll Your Own

Weight and balance, taxi tests, first flights and debriefings. This is what it all comes down to when you design and build a one-of-a-kind Experimental aircraft. Happily, the airplane lives up to its builders expectations… and then some.

Shop Upgrades

Part 1: Do-it-yourself epoxy flooring.

Riding the Radial Rocket RG

The Radial Rocket TD already had a following, but with some tweaking and the addition of retractable gear, the new Radial Rocket RG is poised to take off. By Ed Kolano.

Contributors

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