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Omar Filipovic

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Omar Filipovic has been the Kitplanes’ Web Editor since 2009. He is building a GlaStar while also acting as president and janitor of the Glasair Aircraft Owners Association. He earned his Private Pilot certificate in 1994 and if he ever grows up, he wants to be a ski bum.

SW-51 Mustang from ScaleWings

German aircraft manufacturer ScaleWings Aircraft is launching shipments of a “Quick Build Kit” of the SW-51 Mustang, which the company calls "the world's most...

Glasair Sportsman Kits Available Again

Sportsman kits have been updated to reduce the builder's assembly time and come in carbon fiber or fiberglass.

New High-Wing Design From Sonex

Sonex Aircraft announced a new high-wing design today, adding to its lineup of low-wing aircraft. The new model, slightly reminiscent of the Wittman Tailwind...

Grow a Third Hand

When you need an extra hand, make a jig.

Restarting a Homebuilt Project

What to do when you haven’t been doing anything.

Adjustable Jig Posts

An easy way to keep a wood jig in alignment.

Advanced Aero Components Acquires Glasair II and III Assets

Glasair Aviation USA, LLC. and Advanced Aero Components "AAC" announced the sale of product line assets for the Glasair II and III models. According to...

Dynon Certified Introduced

Dynon announces Dynon Certified: the first truly affordable, fully integrated retrofit avionics systems for type certificated GA aircraft.  Dynon announces their Dynon Certified line of...

Aircraft Spruce Canada Moves To Larger Facility

Aircraft Spruce Canada has moved to 27 York Road, Brandtford, Ontario N3T-6H2. On October 3, 2016, Aircraft Spruce moved down the street to their new...

Kitplanes Photo Contest Winner

It was a close one, but "Gray beauty" edged out the RV-4 Stingray panel and "Black beauty" by a hair. The winner is Hans Bissig...

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Letters

Check Those Airboxes!Upon seeing the picture in Amy Laboda's airbox installation , we were...

Cover Story: Seat Cover Conventions

Now that the foam is cut and glued, we’ll learn how to make the pattern, choose and cut the fabric, and sew the cover.

Completions

Builders share their successes.

Best Practices- Nuts and Bolts

Nuts and bolts.