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Terry Edwards is a mechanical engineering technologist, private pilot and aircraft owner. He is currently building a Van's RV-9A. You can bet its fuel vents will be well considered.

Tools for Homebuilders, Part 2

Terry Edwards continues his discussion of some of the less-often covered aspects of airplane building, this month looking at how to manage your project and stay motivated.

Tools for Homebuilders, Part 1

Terry Edwards covers some of the less-often discussed aspects of homebuilding, from the decision-making processes, to the best sources for assistance to choosing a project director (and deciding if you need one).

Time to Vent

When it comes to fuel-tank vents, there is a wide variety of choices. We look at the basic types and consider their relative merits.

In Case You Missed it

Transitioning into the Backcountry

Two days of training with CFI Paul Leadabrand.

Aero ‘lectrics

Heat and avionics don't get along all that well. Rather than installing a fan that runs all the time, Jim Weir suggests building and using a fan that runs only when you need it.

Around the Patch

The Editor-in-Chief discusses how the improper cut of his instrument panel affected the performance of his Dynon autopilot; by Marc Cook.

That’s Shear Nuts

The aircraft bolts we use to build our projects will always be paired with...