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Ken Scott

Ken Scott
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Ken Scott is a longtime employee of Van's Aircraft and also a multi-airframe builder (RV-6, KK-1, RV-12) whose quest for new skills remains unabated. He lives with his wife, Camilla, on a residential airpark near Canby, Oregon.

The Resurrection of Lady Vi

RAFE brings a rare and special VariViggen to life.

Van’s–The Middle Ages

My involvement with Van’s Aircraft started in 1987—if my memory is right. The company had been going for 15 years when I got there,...

How the RV-8 Came to Be

25 years ago, Richard VanGrunsven designed an aerobatic tandem sport plane that’s also a great traveling machine.
Bull Moose

Meet the Bull Moose

All Moose, no bull—a throaty American V-8 motivates this outsized Canadian bush plane.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

It’s finally finished!
Rion Bourgeois (left) and Philip Groelz test the tank for leaks.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

What could possibly go wrong?

Building the Bearhawk LSA

The noisy end.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

Assembling some assemblies.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

Fleshing out the forward fuselage.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

The landing gear.

In Case You Missed it

Buying Your First Homebuilt Aircraft

Building isn't the only path to owning an Experimental aircraft.

Loose Intake Pipe

Sometimes the intake pipes on Lycoming engines can come loose. This will cause an...

A New Spin on It

Experimenter of the year Andrew Angellotti offers a new BoxDAQ and updated Featherweight air data probe.

High-Desert Tales

My first intentional ground loop.