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Marvelous Mustangs

Titan adds new engines and a B-style fuselage option to the T-51. By Patrick Panzera.

2015 Engine Buyer’s Guide: Traditional and Conversion Engines

Choices have never been better or more plentiful. By Tom Wilson and Patrick Panzera.

2014 Alternative Engine Buyer’s Guide

Converted for flight. By Patrick Panzera.

2013 Engine Buyer’s Guide

The outlook for the alternative engine market for Experimental/Amateur-Built aircraft is positive, and there are new additions since last year—even more reason to join the auto-conversion club. By Patrick Panzera.

Unusual Attitude

If you want to install an alternative engine in your aircraft, make sure you've thought through the issues of weight, thrust line, cooling and cowling.

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.

Are you considering an alternative engine?

Patrick Panzera explains some specific formulas he uses to see if an engine' claimed numbers pass muster.

The State of Auto Conversions

We take a look at the current auto-engine conversions for homebuilt aircraft. By Patrick Panzera.

Fuelventure 400

Last years Copperstate Fly-In was the occasion for a race where speed was only one of the factors in winning. By Patrick Panzera.

In Case You Missed it

Zenith STOL CH 750

Changing with the times, Zenith Aircraft has introduced an improved version of a design that debuted some 20 years ago. With a larger payload, more robust landing gear and greater visibility among other features, the CH 750 is tailored for today’s sport pilot;

The Handshake

One of the toughest things to do around aviation people is to concentrate on aviation.

How the Pros Do It: Jim Kimball Enterprises

Jim Kimball Enterprises—Building the better biplane.

Efficient Glass Work

Here's a short little tip for making your composite work a little more efficient. How...