Panels in Days, Not Months

Pre-built panels are an easy way to save time and eliminate frustration during avionics installation. By Bruce Eicher.

APP in the Real World

Using the Additional Pilot Program for the first flight of an RV-10.

To (VHF) Nav or Nav Not

A KITPLANES Roundtable Technologies develop, sometimes slowly over time, with the kind of sloth that makes you wake up one day, see an evolved landscape,...

All About Avionics

With all of the ways to get GPS information into the cockpit, a handheld unit remains a viable option. By Stein Bruch.

Builder Profile: Orange Appeal

Marc Cook profiles a rookie Copperstate show winner: a spectacular F-1 Rocket with a distinct Harley vibe.

Electronic Ignitions

As electronic ignitions become more popular, some homebuilders will want to consider making the switch (especially given the potential savings in fuel costs). Tom Wilson provides an overview of the marketplace and offers a “cost-benefit” analysis.

Alpha Systems AoA

A standalone angle-of-attack solution.

Future Fuels, Part 2

When 100LL phases out, the replacement will almost certainly be a 100-octane equivalent. But which one? By Paul Bertorelli.

Grow a Third Hand

When you need an extra hand, make a jig.

Fast Squeeze

Todd Rudberg’s RV-8 helps usher in a modern era of nitrous-oxide-assisted sport planes.

In Case You Missed it

Ask the DAR

Does an A&P have to sign off on an ELT inspection? And can a Sport Pilot fly a Cessna 172?

Wind Tunnel

All-moving tails.

Drill Straight!

We've finished up the left spar for our Xenos motor glider, and that means...

Aero ‘lectrics

Using LEDs for lighting an aircraft has much to commend it. Low draw, reasonable cost, long life, good visibility. This month, Jim Weir takes us through the beginning steps of building these lighting systems yourself, using off-the-shelf parts and a little ingenuity.