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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

Aero ‘lectrics

Author Jim Weir explains his preparation for the installation of an energy-efficient power system for a hangar or building shed-all on a shoestring budget. He explains how to choose equipment, calculate power needs, the right light fixtures, power generation, equipment suppliers and prices, and the basic legality of such systems;

2011 Plansbuilt Buyer’s Guide

Some 135 designs you can build from scratch.

Viewfinder

Marc Cook spends a few days helping perform the annual on a friends RV-7A, and finds it much easier than doing his own.

Rear Cockpit

Builder types II.