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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.

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...

Shopping for a Second-Hand Project

Bargains are out there, but do your homework before writing a big check.

Best of Intake Plugs: Cast Your Vote

Voting time! From the photos submitted for our Best of "Intake plugs" contest, we've picked these four. Which one do you like best? Cast...

Advanced Flight Systems Announces New Quick Panel System

Installing modern avionics and an aircraft electrical system no longer has to be a time consuming, complicated, and frustrating experience. Advanced Flight Systems (AFS)...

In Case You Missed it

2012 Alternative Engine Buyer’s Guide

If you’re in the market for an auto-conversion engine for your homebuilt aircraft, here’s a definitive guide to the options. By Patrick Panzera.

Completions

Builders share their successes.

Design Process: Cantilever Wings

Last month we began our discussion of the structural layout of the wing with...

Ka-ching!

Continuing the engine rebuild after his RV-9 suffered an untimely prop strike, Bill Repucci discovers that what should have been a straightforward installation turns out to be anything but.