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Free Flight

Shocked by the price of servos, Paul Dye decided to fabricate an aileron trim for his RV using compact linear actuators intended for use in radio-controlled models and robotics.

Learning To Weld

Ken Scott finds that practice makes perfect (or pretty good) as he puts his newfound wire-feed welding skills to the task of replacing rotting wood hangar doors with sturdy, steel-frame ones.

Military Oxygen

Want to look and sound like a fighter jock?
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Learning to Weld

Ken Scott continues his series on welding with oxyacetylene gas welding, and discovers the art and aesthetic in this traditional technique.

Ask The DAR

DAR Mel Asberry answers a reader’s question regarding the Experimental/Amateur-Built eligibility of an airplane he’s building with parts salvaged from a Cessna 175.

Completions

Builders share their successes.

Firewall Forward

Here’s what you need to know to get your engine controls—propeller, throttle, mixture, carburetor heat, cabin heat—placed correctly and working properly.

Perking up the performance of a Glasair Sportsman

Power Flow exhaust shows a measureable efficiency gain over the standard system.

Let Yourself Soar!

Let Yourself Soar! Not all homebuilts have engines. By Frank Paynter.

Get a Grip!

Choices in the stick grip market.