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Kitplanes Magazine: Your Homebuilt Aircraft Authority. We cover topics relevant to anyone who has ever dreamed of building or owning a homebuilt experimental aircraft.
Kitplanes May 2020

May 2020

On the cover: Erik Johnston photographed Ray Waton’s Murphy Bull Moose in Eastern Washington state. Its V-8 installation looks almost like a turbine! Table of contents: Meet the Bull Moose: All Moose‭, ‬no bull‮—‬a throaty American V-8‭ ‬motivates this outsized Canadian bushplane‭. ‬ Turbine Temptation—Into the Air: No parts left‮—‬let’s fly‭! ‬By Paul Dye‭.‬ Let […]
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KITPLANES – The Independent Voice for Homebuilt Aviation
KITPLANES® magazine is the world’s #1 homebuilt aviation magazine. Written exclusively for enthusiasts like you, our editors pack each issue with need-to-know information on building, flying, designing and maintaining your own amateur-built category manned aircraft.
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Kitplanes June 1992 cover

Archive: June 1992

Editor’s Note: With this issue, we’re going to begin a loving look back at our past, and with it an abbreviated history of the...

Lapo A. Busi TEAM Minimax

I bought this plane at 50% of building stage. In Italy a lot of Minimax were flying since the 90s. I modified a lot...
Kitplanes April 2020

April 2020

On the cover: Scott McDaniels pilots his RV-6A near the Van’s Aircraft factory in Oregon. Scott—who works at Van’s in the company’s prototype shop—carefully rebuilt the airplane, which he acquired after it had been damaged. Photographed by Ed Hicks near Portland, Oregon.
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Planepower FlySafe FS Series Alternators

Lightweight, primary/standby alternators are designed to meet the electrical power demands of new-generation glass panel homebuilt and experimental aircraft.

Young Eagles Program Surpasses 2.2 Million Kids Flown

The biggest youth aviation education program ever created reached a milestone as the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program surpassed 2.2 million kids flown...
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How the Pros Do It: How Diamond Builds Composite Airplanes

Just like the homebuilder in the garage but with expensive tooling and more friends than you can muster on a Saturday to help with...

March 2020

On the cover: Paul Dye and Nick Otterback enjoy an early morning flight in the Arion Lightning 340. Photographed by Richard VanderMeulen near Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
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Bearhawk Companion Deliveries Begin

In a press release today, Bearhawk Aircraft announced the deliveries of the first two Bearhawk Companion kits. The new Bearhawk Companion is a side-by-side...
SubSonex JSX-2T

Two-Seat SubSonex JSX-2T Progress Update

The two-seat SubSonex JSX-2T project was announced just before AirVenture 2019 receiving a positive reception during the show, and in the months since. A...

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What’s Your Angle?

Angle of attack indicators make better pilots and might save your life.

To Launch a Light Sport

The Jabiru engine is a thing of beauty to behold, and it’s one reason this builder bought this particular aircraft kit. Though the installation was relatively easy, it still required some thinking ahead; by Bob Fritz.

Cutting Aluminum Angle Stock

Get it right the first time. By KITPLANES® Staff.

Drilling a Straight Hole in Aluminum.

By Paul Dye