Mr. Bearhawk’s Wild Ride

Calm winds at the airport and clear skies don’t necessarily mean it’s a good day to go flying!

Buying Used: Van’s RV-7/7A

A worthy successor to the world’s most popular experimental.

Mike and Laura Starkey’s RANS S-21: Part 4

Flying forward with the wing build.

Weather In the Cockpit

Portable receivers rule the roost. How you choose depends on your app of choice.

Metal vs. Wood

A new prop for an old plane.

Fly It Like You STOL It!

With 300 hp, Steve Henry’s incredible Just Highlander is too much fun!

Velocity U

You could probably figure out how to fly one on your own, but it wouldn’t be pretty. Velocity will show you how.

Buying Used: Long-EZ

Construction workmanship varies greatly, so it pays to have experienced eyes look over your temptation before you succumb to its charms.

Mike and Laura Starkey’s RANS S-21: Part 3

The build begins “small.”

Leaking Lycs

In truth, all engines can leak. Here’s how to deal with it.

In Case You Missed it

Editor’s Log

Traveling machine.

Editor’s Log

Shop memories.

Builder Liability and You

There are ways to protect yourself from lawsuits when you sell a homebuilt aircraft. These include accurate and complete documentation of the building process, adherence to manufacturers instructions during the build, a good record of safe flight over a period of time, third party liability insurance protection and a signed liability waiver.

Build Your Own Annunciator Panel

When you use an Arduino processor board, it's easier than you think.