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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.

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....

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.

In Case You Missed it

Firewall Forward: Starting Your Engine

Long engine life begins with a good start. Dave Prizio.

Letters

Magnet ClampsWhat is David Paule smoking? In his shop tip , he seems to...

Homebuilt Accidents: Fire!

Quite possibly, your eyes glazed over‭ ‬a bit when you saw the title of...

Fixed-Pitch Props

Choosing a prop for your homebuilt is always a compromise that involves consideration of cost, performance, how you'll fly and more. Still, sometimes the simplest solution is the best one.