Scratch-Built Christavias

Quickbuild kits too easy? Here's your next project.

Ask the DAR

Repairman certificate eligibility, who to list as the manufacturer, installing ADS-B equipment.

A Notable Retirement

Chuck Preston is the longest serving employee at KITPLANES.

All About Avionics

Building your own panel need not be daunting. Stein Bruch offers some wisdom about how to keep the project on task and avoid the mistakes others have made.

In Search of Speed

Looking for the perfect next project, part 1.

Completions

Builders share their successes.

PS Engineering PMA9000EX

After a quick and easy installation, PS Engineerings new PMA9000EX audio panel is test-flown by Editor-in-Chief Marc Cook in his Glastar Sportsman.

Completions

Builders share their successes.

All About Avionics

Panel upgrades—planning the project. By Stein Bruch.

Eclectic Obsession

David Shirey’s Rotec-powered Celebrity is an affordable barnstormer.

In Case You Missed it

Ask the DAR

Whats the difference between the FAAs SLSA (Special Light Sport Aircraft) and ELSA (Experimental Light Sport Aircraft) designation? DAR Mel Asberry clears it up.

Ask the DAR

KR-2 as LSA, overweight ultralights, pre-cover inspections.

Brake Tech for Builders

Marc Cook talks theory, practice, technology and maintenance with Matco Manufacturings George Happ and Grove Aircrafts Robbie Grove. Consider it a primer for all things brake-related.

Rivet Buster Chisel

This "rivet buster" chisel was made from an old butterfly wood drill bit.Recently...