The Future of Homebuilding: Engines

The future is going to look a lot like the present when it comes to Experimental aircraft engines. Sorry to be so mundane about...

The Future of Homebuilding: Avionics

I mean, how much better should avionics really get for what we use them for? I’ll hold short of saying we’ve reached market saturation...

The Future of Homebuilding: Builders

If we could magically transport a modern homebuilder back to the 1960s, they would probably be amazed at just how far we have come....

The Future of Homebuilding: Industry

For the general public, the idea of constructing your own airplane, with your own hands, in your own space, is borderline fantastical. To them,...

Final Steps to Flight

Part 4: Overhauling Your Own Lycoming

Testing, Testing!

Part 1: Wing Static Load Test

Tough Spot

How to install a hardpoint in a cored composite panel.
N82EZ Long-EZ

It Don’t Come Easy

After 13 years, Allen Floyd builds a Grand Champion Long-EZ.

The Art of Assembly

The day will come when all of your engine’s parts come home from their exciting trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Remember that, in the last...

First Start

This GlaStar’s new Titan engine comes to life.

In Case You Missed it

Down To Earth

Swapping out an engine leads to an even greater question than just finding one that fits: How do you keep it cool? By Amy Laboda.

What’s New

Garmin expands online training and Sky-Tec introduces ST5 starters for Continentals. Edited by Mary Bernard.

What’s New

Rockwell BenchJaws introduced, Kitfox Aircraft offers engine options, and Garmin debuts new VHF, nav/com radios.

Dawn Patrol

When a casually tossed length of two-by-four and a pristine fabric-covered airplane meet, the result isn't pretty. Author Dick Starks describes his wifes initiation to the art of fabric repair.