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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.

Auto Engines for Aircraft, Part 1

KITPLANES Magazine, August 2001Auto Engines for Aircraft, Part 1 Part 1 of an engineering perspective on these popular conversions.By Terry Edwards Many builders of...

Gyroplane Safety

by Ralph Taggart Most sport gyroplanes aren't beautiful or even cute, but there is no denying that they have a certain magnetic appeal. If you...

Metal Workshop Setup

KITPLANES Magazine, March 2003 Every great homebuilt starts with a comfortable and efficient workshop.By Ken Scott So you've met the homebuilt airplane of your...

Composite Flats, Part 2

KITPLANES Magazine, March 2002 We build a set of floats from our vacuum-bagged molds. Part 2By Cresswell Walker In Part 1 of this series,...

November 2004

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October 2004

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September 2004

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August 2004

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July 2004

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What’s New

Lancair is under new ownership, Dynon updates its SkyView software, design rights for the Murphy Renegade are for sale, and you can treat your pet to in-flight oxygen with Aeroxs system. Edited by Mary Bernard.

Small Screens, Big Deal

Just as we wrapped up our big-screen EFIS buyer’s guide in this issue, Garmin...

Editor’s Log

The explosion of ADS-B technology, the new Van’s RV-14 and an editor in a ballistic-parachute simulator—AirVenture was full of exciting developments, as always. Plus: a send-off for Editor-at-Large Marc Cook. By Editor-in-Chief Mary Bernard.

All About Avionics

Having worked with a variety of products from various manufacturers, author Stein Bruch has a lot of wisdom on the ins and outs of electronic flight instrument systems (EFISes) for homebuilts. He dispenses those smarts here, and offers tips on what to consider when making this important avionics decision, including such items as compatibility, reliability, value and ease of installation.