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Lewis Bjork

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

Thatcher CX4

If you’re a builder on a budget and don’t aim to do long cross-country trips, the Thatcher CX4 may be worth a look. By Ed Wischmeyer.

Aero ‘lectrics

Anatomy of ADS-B.

What’s New

Zenith offers a reduced price for its STOL CH 701 kit, featuring the 85-hp Jabiru 2200A engine. Dynon offers a rebate for Blue Mountain EFIS owners who trade in for the new SkyView units, as well as special upgrade pricing. Edited by Mary Bernard.

Bullish on Weight

For Red Bull racing professionals, reducing the engine weight in their aircraft is serious business. We can learn from their experience.