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Makes You Go Hmmm

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

Return of the Turbo-Compound

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

Light Planes Perform Better

How one builder shaved 200 pounds off his Glasair Sportsman.

Around the Patch

Editor-in-Chief Marc Cook takes a moment to put lifes challenges in perspective as Senior Editor Bob Fritz enters the fight of his life with his characteristic positive attitude.

Letters

Free FallI have been following Elliot Seguin's column, "High Desert Tales," about his avocation...

Dakota Super 18

Unparalleled slow-speed handling characteristics set this Cub apart. By Bill Repucci.