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Lewis Bjork

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Lewis Bjork has constructed many airplanes, authored a few books and numerous articles. He enjoyed flying for SkyWest Airlines the last twenty years, and is married to Linda, a very patient wife. They are the parents of five children.

The Seat

If you're going to design the perfect airplane, which piece do you work on first?

Error Chain

The demise of the Cosmic Fish.

Driving Down the High Costs of Aircraft Ownership

Building a trailer for a Quickie Q200.

Taming the Lancair IV

Vortecx winglets make a glass speedster faster, slower, and safer.

Holey Cowl

Adventures with fiberglass.

Empty Nest Syndrome

Looking for a new project to fill the shop.

How to Build Your Own Engine (Or Maybe Not)

Adding a rotary engine to a Q2 is easier said than done.

Emmy and Sarah

Finding the perfect trainer.

In Case You Missed it

Tri-Power!

Can CubCrafters make the tri-gear bush airplane a thing?

Roll Your Own

When they couldn't find a likely single-seat homebuilt that would work as an inexpensive but reliable commuter airplane, two builders who are well versed in metal aircraft construction took it upon themselves to design and build one;

Editor’s Log

Power to the people!

How to Run an Airline

Compressed air is one of the great, yet unheralded, conveniences of the modern workshop....