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Mike and Laura Starkey’s RANS S-21: Part 15

Prepping for paint.

Through the Smoke: Seeing the Unlimiteds

One story of Reno 2022 was the poor visibility caused by wildfires nearby. By Friday, changes to the schedule began to take hold and...

A View From the Pylons

The Reno Air Races have had a few days of qualifying for the various race classes and had their first day of actual heat...

Mike and Laura Starkey’s RANS S-21: Part 14

Wrapping up Phase I flight testing.

Mike and Laura Starkey’s RANS S-21: Part 12

We have finally arrived at the “last 10%” of our RANS S-21 Outbound build—our to-do list whittled to a handful of items. In many...

RANS Fly-In and Open House Was a Success

Several vendors were on hand including SteinAir, Garmin, Rotax, Edge Performance and Stewart Systems (water-based paint for aircraft) to answer questions and participate in...

In Case You Missed it

Down to Earth

Everyone can use another set of eyes on a project, and sometimes a technical counselor is just the one to provide them. By Amy Laboda.

Dual Time

Its a stool! Its a set of chocks! Its both. Chuck Deiterich shows you how to craft one with PVC pipe, plywood and some hardware.

Build Your Own Leak-Down Tester

Converting a Harbor Freight compression tester for aircraft engine use.

Aero ‘lectrics

The other Oshkosh (part II).