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Sparky Barnes

This Fly Baby is the Katz’ Meow!

In the early 1960s, a young Jim Katz was absorbing page after page in Air Progress magazine, and when he saw an article that...

In Case You Missed it

The Great Spacer Caper

Retrofitting polyurethane spacers to the main gear of a Zenith STOL CH 701.

Metal Magic: Should You Bother Priming?

Paul Dye wraps up the KITPLANES Metal Magic series with a discussion of whether...

Flight Review: Four to Tango

Chuck Berthe puts Team Tango’s Foxtrot 4 through its paces, and finds it to be a capable aircraft with the potential to be even better as the design is refined.

Leads for Avionics

To troubleshoot your system and wring out some wires, you will need to find a good way to make contact between the multimeter test leads and connector contacts.