Old World, New Engines

After putting another $140 into the gas tanks of my 300-hp biplane, I have to admit the newer sport planes coming out of Europe...

Fly It Like You STOL It!

With 300 hp, Steve Henry’s incredible Just Highlander is too much fun!

Velocity U

You could probably figure out how to fly one on your own, but it wouldn’t be pretty. Velocity will show you how.

Buying Used: Long-EZ

Construction workmanship varies greatly, so it pays to have experienced eyes look over your temptation before you succumb to its charms.

Mike and Laura Starkey’s RANS S-21: Part 3

The build begins “small.”

Leaking Lycs

In truth, all engines can leak. Here’s how to deal with it.

Yearly Condition Inspection, Part I

If you own a Cessna or other certificated airplane, you need to get an annual inspection every year. If you own an Experimental/Amateur-Built airplane,...

Design Process: Planform Effects on Span Loading and Drag

Last month we started our discussion of wing planforms with a look at the various planform shapes in use. We now turn our attention...

Billet or Weldment With Off-Axis Turning?

People tend to design around their particular expertise. A machinist will design based on machining parts out of solid billet, a welder will design...

Leaky Static Lines

Ever wonder why static systems often start to leak after a couple of years? See the little plastic insert between the two tubes in...

In Case You Missed it

Ticket to Fly. IFR or No?

Like hundreds of fellow enthusiasts, the weather kept us out of Oshkosh 2019 on...

Aero ‘lectrics

Jim Weir concludes his explanation of how to make any cell phone power up a remote electrical device.

Detail Man

Master craftsman Andy Paterson's innovative finish work on a Glasair Sportsman polished the airplane to near perfection.

Garmin G5

Garmin figured out that not everyone was in the market for a full G3X...