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Let Yourself Soar!

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

Get a Grip!

Choices in the stick grip market.

How to Build Your Own Engine (Or Maybe Not)

Adding a rotary engine to a Q2 is easier said than done.


Builders share their successes.

Experimental or Certified

Which one will work for you? By Gary Jones.

How to Use Your Oxygen System

Things to know before you go. By Gary Jones.

Separator or Condenser?

Air-oil separators 101.

The Ins and Outs of Pre-buys

Dont buy a used Experimental aircraft without one (Part 1).

Homebuilt or Store-Bought?

Raising the bar for RV-10 interiors to an entirely different level. By Bruce Eicher.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

Welding the fuselage.

In Case You Missed it

Down to Earth

When an aircraft engine is tightly cowled without cowl flaps, running hot can be a problem. But there are solutions, as author Amy Laboda found out after much research and experimentation.


Builders share their successes.

Roll Your Own Pitot Tube Cover

An easy solution when commercially available covers wont fit. By Axel Alvarez.

Ask the DAR

Mel Asberry answers readers’ questions on one-off engineering data requirements, how to fill out an AC 20-27G form, and how to test-fly an aircraft in the U.S. Virgin Islands.