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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.

September 2020

On the cover: Steve Henry’s heavily modified Just Highlander, Yee Haw 7, is a top performer in the STOL Drag racing world. Photographed by...

Arnold Cub Crafters EX-2

Like most of us, I have always wanted to build a plane. After retirement and 3 years later in October 2019 my plane took...

Shock Wheel by Beringer

Designed for spring gears, the Shock Wheel™ system absorbs energy at landing and taxiing.  It mounts very easily between the gear leg and the...

Scheme Designers

Since 1997, Scheme Designers has pioneered custom aircraft paint schemes. Around the globe, there are over 14,000 unique aircraft wearing a Scheme Designers paint...

The Panther

Excellent Performance, Easy on the Eyes and your Budget Single seat, Sport or LSA, tri-gear/taildragger, aerobatic, aluminum construction, factory welded steel forward fuselage, CNC machined...

B.C. Air Originals

FREE! Booklets showing how to make an airplane out of your favorite beverage CAN. 54 different airplane types to choose from. Get the Manuals in...

Airparts, Inc.

Supplying Quality Products for 52 Years Aircraft Aluminum • Coil • Sheet • Tubing • Extrusions • 4130 Steel • Stainless Hardware and Much More!...

AeroLEDs Aircraft Lighting

Think Bright. We Do. Pulsar NSP Navigation/Anti-Collision Strobe/Position Available in Certified or Experimental TSO approved No power supply required 30,000+ hour MTBF 5-year warranty Designed & manufactured...

Archive: October 1994

Our October 1994 issue led off with the “wet and wonderful” Seawind 3000 composite amphibian and a thorough flight test of Nat Puffer’s Cozy,...

Huneycutt RV-10

Our RV-10, affectionately named "Tess" slipped the surly bonds of earth for the first time on November 15th, 2019. The build took almost seven...

In Case You Missed it

Letters

Oil Filter Drain ToolWhere can I buy the oil filter drain tool that was...

ADS-B and Experimental Aircraft

More acronyms? Amy Laboda details the integration of ADS-B into the ATC system, and what it means for the Experimental aviation community.

Error Chain

Nowhere to Go. Lessons learned from crashing an RV-10. By Jeremiah D. Jackson.

Build It Yourself

This homebuilt two-axis electric trim controller has all the functions of the fanciest commercial units, yet it costs less than $50 for the parts.