Glasair Sportsman

Glasair Aviation to Restart With Kits, Not Two Weeks to Taxi

Glasair Aviation is planning to emphasize kit sales and production first and restart TWTT later.

Don’t Get Stuck!

Have you ever found yourself in over your head when it comes to taking on a big project?

For Evie

Early in my build project, I found the absolute perfect number.

Pack Your Spotted Cow and Go

I heard Jester’s coarse voice and felt the impact of each syllable, “You. Nev-er. Leave. Your wingman.” I’m foreshadowing the past, though, so let...
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eXenos Electric Motorglider

Paul Dye describes what's new and what's cool with the Gabriel DeVault Xenos motorglider powered by an electric motor.
Starduster biplane over grass strip

Old School Solution

It doesn’t seem that long ago, but maybe it was, that the essence of a sport airplane was a biplane.

Archive: October 1997

A sleek Lancair IV-P was on our October 1997 cover along with the blurb promising an over-gulf trip from Florida to Mexico.

An Icon Passes

Chris Heintz left behind a legacy of innovative, functional design and successful kit-company strategies that relied on keeping the designs simple and costs low.

Smooth Out Your Ride

Dynamic propeller balancing can smooth out your ride and reduce wear and tear on engine parts.

Barriers to Entry

Sometimes, when using shorthand in our conversations about Experimental aviation, we use the term “barriers to entry” primarily in the context of money. And...

In Case You Missed it

Build a Calibrated Tensiometer

An accurate, inexpensive, cable gauge thats easy to make.

2012 Rotorcraft Buyer’s Guide

The 2012 Rotorcraft Buyer’s Guide includes 49 designs for those who may be interested in building a kit helicopter or gyroplane.

Archive: December 2002

Eighteen years ago this issue, we put Jack Harper’s single-seat Breezy derivative on the...

Free Flight: Embracing New Ideas

Embracing new ideas in avionics and other areas of aviation will allow us to enjoy the benefits and move the industry forward.