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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.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

Welding the fuselage.

Scratch-Built Christavias

Quickbuild kits too easy? Here's your next project.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

Fuel tanks and wingtips.

The Airplane Van Didnt Want to Build

How the RV-6 became the most successful kit aircraft yet.

Speed Deburring

Why turn a hand crank when electrons work so cheap?

Building the Bearhawk LSA

Working on the wings.

Finding Hidden Holes

Four methods that worked-and one that didn't.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

The start of a long, enjoyable tale.

Laser Tag

An inexpensive laser pointer makes it easy to drill holes in exactly the right place.

Staying in the Game

It’s never been easy to afford flying, and it’s getting harder. As costs continue to rise, here are innovative ways to stay in the air.

In Case You Missed it

Risky Business

Distractions-stay focused in the air and the hangar. By Sid Mayeux.

Stressing Structure: Margins of Safety

Margins of Safety.

A Notable Retirement

Chuck Preston is the longest serving employee at KITPLANES.

On the Prowl

Aerobatic Panther-the new cat in town.