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Hands On: Spray Painting

Mike Loehle shows us the process of prepping both metal and composite surfaces prior to painting as well as applying color and clear coats.

Hands On: Soup to Nuts

Mike Loehle, of Loehle Aircraft, discusses the development of his aero coatings system and details some of the pre-paint prep process.

In Case You Missed it

Engine Update: New Life for Old Radials

Barrett Precision Engines has taken the nine-cylinder Vedeneyev M14P radial engine to a whole other level with a fuel-injection upgrade and new ignition system. By Marc Cook.

Build It Better: Hope Is Not a Plan

There are always unknowns in any human endeavor, but in aviation, we must think about the ways we can minimize them.

Confessions of an Instrument Rating Procrastinator

There's a right way and a wrong way to learn IFR.

Practical Electrical

What’s all this master switch stuff anyhow? By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.