Completions

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Todd Sonex Onex

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My Onex finally flew on 9/21/21. Special thanks to Chuck B. for the help with ALL those rivets and Jim D. for help down...

Wood Legal Eagle XL

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I completed my Legal Eagle XL at home and covered the wings in my living room and dining room over the winter. Great Wife!!...

Huttinger Zenith CH 750 STOL

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When I made the decision to purchase the kit after attending a rudder workshop in November of 2015, I envisioned a three-year process at...
Bearhawk Companion

First Customer-Built Bearhawk Companion Completed

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Bearhawk Aircraft announced today the first flight of a Bearhawk Companion, side-by-side two-place aircraft. The Companion is a utility aircraft with backcountry flying characteristics....

Gray Kitfox S7 STi

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I started my Kitfox S7 STi build November 2018 and flew it November 2020. The guys at Kitfox have been extremely helpful along the...
Johnson RV-7 N9974P

Johnson RV-7

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This is my RV-7 (N9974P) that was completed in August 2020 and given its airworthiness inspection by Vic Syracuse. I performed the first flight...

Wilkes Subsonex JSX-2

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Almost two years to the day from ordering the kit, the first flight was May 22, 2020 and lasted about 20 minutes. Everything was...

Homan Legal Eagle XL

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I completed Legal Eagle XL SR 7-1/2, Snoopy's Revenge 7-1/2 in July of 2020. It is powered by a Verner 3V engine, with 42...

Viljoen SubSonex

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Andre Viljoen of Broulee, New South Wales, Australia took his SubSonex skyward on November 9 becoming the first SubSonex based outside of the United...

Story RANS S-20

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We started the RANS build with a kit order in December 2014. In April 2015 I convinced my friend Chris to help go retrieve...

In Case You Missed it

Letters

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TIG or MIG? You Got us!In the article on Vetterman Exhaust the statement...

Letters

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Weight ReductionI enjoyed David Paule's article about saving weight in aircraft construction . However,...

Don’t Get Bent Out of Shape With These Pliers

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As a builder of a metal aircraft kit, you no doubt have heard the...

Repairman Certificate, Aerobatics, LSA Rules

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Question: I have a question about the repairman certificate. Let’s say the FAA issues...