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Spitfire Squadron Scrambles Again

At Enstone, U.K., groups of builders are creating Spitfire replicas. By Geoff Jones.

Built in Britain

The Light Aircraft Companys Sherwood Ranger. By Geoff Jones.

1909 Blériot XI

A near-exact replica of the first airplane to fly across the English Channel.

FRED to Florida

After more than 50 years, Eric Cluttons original prototype is still flying. By Geoff Jones.

Alpi Pioneer 400T

Pioneering spirit-Italian design. By Geoff Jones.

Meet the Fokker, U.K. Style

In 1915, Allied pilots called the Eindecker the Scourge. In 2007, three friends in England bought and built Eindecker replica kits, and improved upon the original design. By Geoff Jones.

When the Rooster Flies

Just because real roosters don't fly doesn't mean that a 100%-original aircraft designed and painted to resemble one wont.

Grinvalds Orion

Jean Grinvalds’ plansbuilt four-seat pusher design was ahead of its time, predating the Bede BD-5, VariEze, Prescott Pusher and Cirrus VK-30. By Geoff Jones.

In Case You Missed it

Engine Update: EI Commander

EI Commander helps keep you aware of both whats happening with your engines electronic ignition and, as importantly, why. By Marc Cook.

Letters

Air/Fuel Ratio Display Great article on air/fuel ratio monitoring in the March 2019 issue. Is...

Missing Safety Wire

The jam nut on this flap motor is required to be safety wired to...

Build Your Skills: Fabric

Who knew there was so much to consider when selecting a fabric for your aircraft project? Cotton or polyester? Light weight or heavy? STCs, TSOs, PMAs, FAA requirements. Poly-Fiber or Ceconite systems? Ron Alexander unravels the alphabet soup and explains how and why each fabric may be the way to go for a specific project.