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Omar Filipovic

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.

Roadable Glasair Sportsman?

The Plane Driven web site has announced the completion and flight testing of a fly/drive version of the Glasair Sportsman 2+2 kit aircraft called...

Video Brief: Europa Monowheel

KITPLANES' exclusive video highlighting the Europa Monowheel built by Kim Prout. His Europa is one of the highest-time examples in the U.S., and amply shows off the superb combination of agility and utility.

TCM’s New Diesel Project

TCM said more than a year ago that it wanted to get an aerodiesel into its product line and now it has one. The company bought diesel technology already developed from a European source and is forging ahead with its own program.

UL Power’s Unique Lightweight Engine

Aircraft engine development isn't exactly a major growth industry, but we do see new products from time to time. At Sun 'n Fun, KITPLANES editor Marc Cook talked to Gus Warren about the unique, lightweight UL Power engine for LSAs and kit airplanes.

Dynon Skyview

Dynon introduces the Skyview system and we talk with Nick Bogner about its current and future capabilities. The system is based on 10" and 7" screens, and prices start at $3,900.

Product Minute: Garmin G3X

In this exclusive KITPLANES video, we get the low down on the new Garmin G3X with synthetic vision.

Kitplanes Newsline Launched

Spring has sprung, and airshow season is upon us. Even if you can’t make Sun ‘n Fun this year, follow all the action...

Factory Tour: CubCrafters’ Carbon Cub EX

CubCrafters' Carbon Cub EX may look old-timey on the outside, but it's high-tech on the inside, not just in the materials used but in the production processes.

AeroConversions Introduces AeroInjector

This just in from AeroConversions: "Sonex Aircraft, LLC is pleased to announce another new enhancement to the popular AeroConversions AeroCarb product line with the introduction...

Two-Place Patrol Joins Bearhawk Kit Aircraft Lineup

AviPro Aircraft, Ltd. has announced the production of a two-place, tandem utility aircraft as an addition to its popular four-place Bearhawk quickbuild kit. The...

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Choosing the right sealant.

Aero ‘lectrics

Columnist Jim Weir comes up with what he thinks is the optimal design for getting power from the 12-volt aircraft battery to the LED without wasting any.

Vacuuming Connectors

Vacuum electrical connectors before installation to avoid difficult troubleshooting later.

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.