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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

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

Error Chain

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The demise of the Cosmic Fish.

Driving Down the High Costs of Aircraft Ownership

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Building a trailer for a Quickie Q200.

Taming the Lancair IV

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

Holey Cowl

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Adventures with fiberglass.

Empty Nest Syndrome

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Looking for a new project to fill the shop.

How to Build Your Own Engine (Or Maybe Not)

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

Emmy and Sarah

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Finding the perfect trainer.

In Case You Missed it

Homebuilt Aircraft Directory 2016

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Over 1000 kits and plans listed. Introduction by Paul Dye, compiled by Omar Filipovic

The Home Machinist (Part 11)

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In our continuing series, author Bob Fritz explains how to use a boring head to drill odd-size or big holes. Hint 1: The bigger the hole, the slower the going. Hint 2: The traveling rest, which moves with the cutting tool, braces the material in two directions to minimize flexing.

Living With RVs

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For the last 20 plus years any person who’s thought of building their own...

Clattering About Diesels

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DeltaHawk’s DHK180 engine has received its FAA certification. Yes, that’s the same inverted-vee, four-cylinder,...