Avionics Troubleshooting 101

Common diagnostic tasks to consider when things stop working.

The Luxury Tool

Safe-T-Cable is an expensive alternative to safety wire, but worth it!

DarkAero Keeps It Light

The Karl brothers bring a new carbon fiber speedster to market.
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Take a Ride In a Thorp T-18

Join Phil Mandel for a walkaround description and a brief flight in his Thorp T-18 homebuilt, one of the most affordable high-performance homebuilts on...
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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.

One Piece at a Time

Les Krumel invested 22 years building his award-winning Thorp T-18.

Skiplane Shangri-la

Two Bearhawks and a Cessna travel to the tundra in Saskatchewan.
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GlaStar Walkaround with Amy White

New GlaStar owner Amy White describes what it's like to own and fly this popular homebuilt aircraft. Ride along as she offers her first-hand...

Lessons From A Repeat Offender

What I learned from building four airplanes.

Testing, Testing!

Part 3: Testing components and assemblies.

In Case You Missed it

Wind Tunnel

The aerodynamics of an airplane sometimes don't cooperate with the pilots desire to roll, and instead produce both yaw and roll. Contributing factors are aileron parasite drag, induced drag between the wings and changes in the roll rate itself;

Wheel Pant Suspenders

The challenge with this wheel pant was where to mount it, and how.

Stressing Structure

Places to save weight and places not to.

Changing a Perfectly Good Airplane

Designing and building a modified RANS S-9, part 1.