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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. The goal of the Nixus project was to to push the limits of the soaring sport, as well as bring innovation to general aviation.

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

Buzzwords: Human Factors

Multifunction devices and human factors. Edward P. Kolano.

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

Kit Stuff

Completions

Builders share their successes.