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Hatz CB-1 Classic

It took 10 years for Hansueli and Samuel Gautschi to complete the ultimate do-it-yourself project, and the result is an absolute gem. By Ernst Bickmeier.

In Case You Missed it

Wind Tunnel

Thrust-line adjustment is a powerful tool for tailoring flying qualities, but it’s complicated.

Worktable Suggestions

Tips for a smooth tabletop.

Built in Britain

The Light Aircraft Companys Sherwood Ranger. By Geoff Jones.

The Unintimidated Builder

Builder Walter Treadwell has taken on projects that many of us would find daunting, and he keeps upping the ante. First came a Lancair 235, then a plansbuilt Jenny JN-4, followed by a P-38 and then his current project, a resized Sikorsky S-38. Some 4000 hours into the new project, Treadwell has a ways to go, but fortunately he has a mini AgCat to fly in the meantime; by Bob Fritz.