Where Have All the Homebuilts Gone?

Thousands of E/A-B aircraft have been removed from the rolls, but most of them haven’t existed for decades.

Checkered Past

Building the Bearcoupe from 3D plans.

Experimental Audio Panels: Sophisticated, Integrated

PS Engineering and Garmin have kit-focused audio systems for under $2000. They have generous feature sets and high-end audio quality.

Crimping Style

Repairing the cable on a Bose headset.
Bull Moose

Meet the Bull Moose

All Moose, no bull—a throaty American V-8 motivates this outsized Canadian bush plane.
Rotax engine education

Rotax Training for the 9 Series

Lockwood Aviation helps you get a full understanding of the four-stroke Rotax.

Aithre Illyrian Smart Pulse Oximeter

For full-time SpO2 monitoring, stick the Illyrian under the headset and let the app do the rest.

Let There Be Light

Upgrading to LED lighting with “The Works” kit from Flyleds.

Build It Right: Belting Your Homebuilt

Thinking about restraints while building is easier than fixing substandard ideas later on.

Turbine Temptation: Into the Air

No parts left—let’s fly!

In Case You Missed it

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

Modifying Tools

Building an airplane in the mountains has its downside. The nearest tool store is...

Checkpoints

A new rating and a new windshield.

Best Practices – Sealants

Choosing the right sealant.