Zenith Goes Virtual

Stuck at home? It might just be time to start building the plane of your dreams.

How the RV-8 Came to Be

25 years ago, Richard VanGrunsven designed an aerobatic tandem sport plane that’s also a great traveling machine.

Standalone Engine Monitors

Electronics International is a modern standout, but price an EFIS with built-in monitoring first.

Building and Flying an RV-8

For pilots brought up with standard certified aircraft, the RV-8 will plaster a grin on their face that can’t be washed off and rarely fades.

A Highly Modified Gyroplane and a Piper, Christavia, Bearhawk, Zenith Mashup?

Question: I am building a gyroplane from pieces of an RAF 2000. I will be building my own frame with dropped keel and main...

NXT Next

Electroflight and Rolls-Royce partner to set the world’s electric airspeed record.

“Gonna Finish This Sucker”

Sam Kurtz set out to build an RV-7A. It ended up restoring him.

Product Review: Garmin GI 275 EFIS

This full-featured, full-priced certified EFIS is impressive but might not be ideal for homebuilts.

17 Kits For Under $25K

Building economically can be done, but you’re going to be part of the cost savings.

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Aero ‘lectrics

The last Floobydust.

Editor’s Log

No two rivets alike.

Non-Marring Fluting Pliers

Are your fluting pliers leaving scratches in the aluminum? Here's an easy and quick...