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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 artwork has graced our pages, enlivened our content and tickled our readers. But now we bid farewell to Robrucha’s presence on our back page as he eases into full retirement—though you […]

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

Human-Powered Planes

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Agsperimental Aviation

Kit Stuff

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

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Drawing on experience: The Grandfather of the UAV

Kit Stuff

Kit Stuff

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The engineering publications referenced in the KITPLANES series "Stressing Structures" by David Paule.

Buzzwords

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First flights.