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

The Superior IO-360 engine stripped and ready for cylinder removal. Note that oil return lines are capped as are the intake tubes in the sump. Until the decision has been made to completely tear down the engine it is best to protect everything as you go.

Maintenance Matters: Engine Overhaul Part I

Evaluation and Removal.

The Art of Corner Blocking in Wood Aircraft Construction

Tips for working smarter when making these small, critical parts.

Parallels, Stops, and Travel Limiters

Although the title might suggest it, this is not about parallel parking, speeding tickets, or driving of any kind.

Wind Tunnel

Tail surface flutter.