Minimax to the Rescue

It's not easy to find a tug/tow bar assembly substantial enough to handle the job adequately and still be portable enough to be carried aboard.

Shenanigans

”Experimental Two Sierra X-Ray,  Oshkosh Tower, you are clear for touch-and-goes on any runway. Enjoy.” That is one of a handful of ATC communications that...

Hot Over Warming Up

To warm up or coldly go into the takeoff?

Makin’ PC Boards

Looking back at projects in prior issues of KITPLANES®, I realize I’ve given you a lot of good ideas for circuits without telling you...
Kitplanes June 1999 cover.

Archive: June 1999

The Viking Cygnet was on the cover of our June 1999 issue. The plansbuilt design debuted at Oshkosh 1977 as Bert Sisler’s second design....

2021 Engine Buyer’s Guide

Power up with our yearly powerplant directory.

Engines of Change

It never fails to amaze me, this choice in powerplants for our Experimental aircraft. Here, you’ll find everything from standard “conventional” engines to radical...

Clearly the Same?

There are two materials that are commonly used for homebuilt windshields and windows: Lexan and Plexiglas.

Buying Used: RANS S-7 Courier

The Sport Pilot’s Super Cub.

Prebuy vs. Condition Inspection

What’s the difference?

In Case You Missed it

The EAA HAC Grows

The EAA’s Homebuilt Aircraft Council (HAC) has expanded to better address this segment’s needs.

Floating The Dream

Rick Lindstrom revisits Canadas Dream Tundra, this time when its on floats. Dream Aircraft Founder Yvan Desmarais spent 10 years developing the prototype for this design, with the intention of building and kitting a better bushplane. Lindstrom says hes achieved that goal and then some.

Letters

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

Builder Profile: Fred & Pam’s Great Big Airplane Adventure

Fred Darnell's Murphy Super Rebel Moose is a real heavy hauler, and a pussycat to fly.