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Paul Lamar

Paul Lamar
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Paul Lamar worked in the aerospace industry on Polaris missiles, and later took a dream job as an engineer for Chaparral Race Cars. He owns a Cessna 182 and is building a Mazda rotary-powered KIS Cruiser.

Makes You Go Hmmm

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Rotary-engine enthusiast Paul Lamar details the benefits and efficiencies of using rotary power for homebuilt aircraft.

Return of the Turbo-Compound

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Everything old is new again. Paul Lamar looks at the turbo-compound engine, developed in the post-WW-II era. Thrown over for jet engines, it may yet hold promise today as we search for more energy efficient ways to get the most out of increasingly expensive fuel.

In Case You Missed it

Homemade Open-End Wrench

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Anyone who knows me is familiar with my love of homemade tools. It comes...

Stars and Biplanes

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Rear cockpit

Letters

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Who Can Do the Work?In the January 2014 issue, Amy Laboda does a nice...

Texas Sport Cub

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The Texas Sport Cubs combination of classic good looks and todays technology will appeal to those who are looking to rekindle an old flame or those hoping to initiate a new love affair.