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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.

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

Editor’s Log

Jeremy Monnett.

Garmin’s ADS-B WX

Garmin’s portable ADS-B receiver is a solid performer, but it does have some competition from other devices when it comes to providing traffic and weather information. By Jeff Van West.

Builder Survey: Wilderness Calling

Lucky 13: RANS S-7 Coyote builders tell KITPLANES about their building, company support and flying experiences. By Mary Bernard.

Maintenance Matters

Recapped tires-save money without sacrificing quality.