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Let There Be Light

Build your own mobile shop light tower.

In Case You Missed it

Ticket to Fly. IFR or No?

Like hundreds of fellow enthusiasts, the weather kept us out of Oshkosh 2019 on...

Home Shop Machinist

Basic mold making.
The Superior IO-360 engine stripped and ready for cylinder removal. Note that oil return lines are capped as are the intake tubes in the sump. Until the decision has been made to completely tear down the engine it is best to protect everything as you go.

Maintenance Matters: Engine Overhaul Part I

Evaluation and Removal.

Wind Tunnel

It’s all about lift, and knowing your airplane’s lift margin at a given airspeed tells you what the airplane is capable of.