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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

Letters

Another Catch-22I read with interest the "Forty-Amp Catch-22" article in the December 2017 issue....

Single-seat Economics

I love flying single-seat airplanes. In fact, for pure, unadulterated aeronautical fun, it is...

Rear Cockpit

Progress and the Red Baron.

Build it Better

Paul Dye has used his engineering discipline to jot down his thoughts on the many lessons learned as we gain experience as pilots and builders. His goal, and ours, is to leverage the tribal knowledge of longtime builders such as Dye to get you thinking about Experimental aircraft on a higher level. Not simply nuts and bolts, but larger concepts centering on safety and self-discipline. We hope you enjoy this series.