Aero ’lectrics

Vizz-war: A little drop’ll do ya.

The Misfire

The Usual Suspect, Part 1.
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Builder Profile: Fred & Pams Great Big Airplane Adventure

Fred Darnells Murphy Super Rebel Moose is a real heavy hauler, and a pussycat to fly. By Bill Repucci.

Brake Tech for Builders

Marc Cook talks theory, practice, technology and maintenance with Matco Manufacturings George Happ and Grove Aircrafts Robbie Grove. Consider it a primer for all things brake-related.

Home Shop Machinist

Exhausting options-a DIY muffler for a Pietenpol.
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In Search of Speed

Looking for the perfect next project, part 1.

New to Homebuilding?

With so many options available, how can you choose a kit aircraft to build? From financing to storage to operating costs (and don’t forget insurance), a few factors can point you to a project that will fit your needs. By Scott “Sky” Smith.

A Sign of the Zodiac (Part 7)

It’s about the journey, not the destination, as Rick Lindstrom’s homebuilt Zodiac 601 XL is ferried by friends from Florida to its new home in Cloverdale, California.

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Cory Emberson Now that office mate Rick Lindstrom has another kit project in his mitts-oops, did we tell the missus before you, Rick?-Corys newfound tool...

Build a Bear: Third Time Charm

Repeat offender Dave Prizio goes for his third strike, ultimately deciding to build an Texas Sport Cub.