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Gary Jones was a contributing editor at KITPLANES® magazine for over 20 years. He successfully built three Experimental aircraft (Q2, Q200, and Glasair Super IISFT). Most of his flying career was with the airlines. He has flown over 23,000 hours, holds an ATP rating with two turbojet type ratings, plus an A&P license. He spent nine years with a large Cessna affiliate in aircraft sales and taught the Garmin 1000. Retired, he uses his Glasair for personal transportation. He now works as a standup comedian and performs for the U.S. military.

How to Use Your Oxygen System

Things to know before you go. By Gary Jones.

Experimental or Certified

Which one will work for you? By Gary Jones.

Cabin Heat Plenum

Inexpensive solution to heat distribution. By Gary Jones.

Going Glass in a Glasair

Lessons learned while installing a Dynon SkyView system in a Glasair Super II apply to all types of experimentals. By Gary Jones.

In Case You Missed it

Lycoming IO-390 Upgrade

Replacing an IO-360 in a Wheeler Express.

Completions

Builders share their successes.

Go With the Flow…

When you build your own airplane, you get to design the cockpit you've always wanted, from the ground up. But facing that blank slate can be challenging and calls for a thoughtful approach.

Tricked-Out Tailwheel

T3 suspension system eliminates relaunches when touchdowns are a bit too firm.