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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.
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.

Making a Business out of a Metal Rod

Harmon Lange has made more landing gear legs than anybody.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

The endless tail.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

Welding the fuselage.

In Case You Missed it

Ask the DAR

Selling a project, Sport Pilot-eligible aircraft, recycling an N-number, Phase I testing.

Down to Earth

When a big storm is coming, timing is everything. If you’re going to get out of the way, do so early. By Amy Laboda.

The Home Machinist

Bob Fritz is back from a long hiatus with a discussion about the difference between screws and bolts and what all of those ASME numbers mean.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

It’s finally finished!