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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.

Zenith’s “Fly-In to Summer”

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Zenith Aircraft Company will host its annual “Fly-In to Summer” Open House and Fly-In at its factory at Mexico Memorial Airport (KMYJ) in Mexico,...

Propeller Survey For Experimental Aircraft Owners

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We’re conducting a brief survey to better understand the interests, preferences, and perceptions of Experimental/Amateur-Built pilots regarding aircraft propellers.

Archive: February 1985

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A close-up view of Al Gettings’ half-scale P-47 Thunderbolt was on our February 1985 cover.

Don Wall BD-5J

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A BD-5J comes back from a long hiatus.

Video: What’s Next for Homebuilt Aircraft?

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The evolution of homebuilt aircraft and inside the Van’s recovery with Marc Cook, Ryan Ewing and Kevin Cortes.

Archive: May 2014

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The Vortex M912 gyroplane was our cover subject a decade ago for the May 2014 issue.

Lycoming Engines UL94 Valve Seat Recession Investigation Update

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Lycoming Engines issued a press release regarding University of North Dakota's problem with the use of UL94 fuel in their fleet: In June 2023, the...

Hummingbird 300L Gets Gross Weight Increase

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A gross weight increase for the Hummingbird helicopter to 2850 lb. The new gross weight provides 1000 lb. of useful load with full interior.

Hartzell Buys WhirlWind

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The consolidation of general aviation continues with the announcement today that Hartzell has purchased WhirlWind Propellers. Hartzell is actually part of a much larger...

Archive: February 2009

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Our February 2009 issue was assembled near the end of 2008 and had yet to reflect the mayhem ahead for the U.S. economy. In...

In Case You Missed it

Kit Stuff

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Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

Viewfinder

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Burt Rutan’s 1980s Catbird was originally designed for the CAFE Foundation fuel-efficiency competition, but Marc Cook wonders whether it might make a fine homebuilt kit aircraft today.

Lockwood Super Drifter

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Throttling back to enjoy the Florida scenery, Marc Cook is reminded of the reasons he first fell in love with flying as he pilots the new Lockwood Super Drifter.

Light Stuff

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At AirVenture last year, Remos Aircraft introduced an all-composite, factory-built Light Sport Aircraft, the GX, which replaces the Remos G-3. Significant testing went into the two-year development of this new plane, including ground vibration testing, which is the subject of this months column; by Dave Martin.