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Terry Edwards

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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. By Terry Edwards.

In Case You Missed it

Engine Beat

Steve Ells surveys those in the know for tips about what to consider when contemplating the purchase of a used aircraft engine.

Tech Tip

Forming a Composite Blister.

A Sign of the Zodiac (Part 5)

Builder Rick Lindstrom’s Zenith Zodiac 601 XL project continues as he discusses the successes and setbacks he experienced along the way to the first flight; by Rick Lindstrom.

Wind Tunnel

When conducting aerodynamic testing related to airflow over an object, how do you ensure that you've matched the conditions from one test to another, and why does it matter?