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Bob Chambers, a.k.a. Robrucha is the one contributor who has been published in every KITPLANES® issue since the magazine's first issue in 1984. His book, “Out of the Basement,” featuring 209 of his aviation cartoons (most of them from KITPLANES® and in color), was published in 2013.

KitStuff

In many ways, Robrucha’s cartoons are as much a part of KITPLANES® as the airplanes themselves. Through the years, his clever, classy, always humorous...

The Perils of Cartooning About Avionics

Whenever I try to cartoon about avionics, all I get is resistance.

Human-Powered Planes

Kit Stuff

We have to winterize everything!
Kitstuff - Genesis of a project

Kit Stuff: Genesis of a Project

In the beginning was the dream!

Kit Stuff: The Grandfather of the UAV

Drawing on experience: The Grandfather of the UAV

Kit Stuff

Kit Stuff

In Case You Missed it

light gun signals

Rear Cockpit: Light Gun Signaling

Silent running.

Stressing Structure

Z-Brackets and the free-body diagram.

Maintenance Matters

Save time and money changing tires.

Aero ‘lectrics

If you need a horn to sound when the airspeed drops below a certain level or when the power is cut and the landing gear is still up and locked, an electronic circuitry solution is the lightest, most reliable and most cost-effective way to go.