Crimping Style

Repairing the cable on a Bose headset.
Bull Moose

Meet the Bull Moose

All Moose, no bull—a throaty American V-8 motivates this outsized Canadian bush plane.
Rotax engine education

Rotax Training for the 9 Series

Lockwood Aviation helps you get a full understanding of the four-stroke Rotax.

Aithre Illyrian Smart Pulse Oximeter

For full-time SpO2 monitoring, stick the Illyrian under the headset and let the app do the rest.

Let There Be Light

Upgrading to LED lighting with “The Works” kit from Flyleds.

Build It Right: Belting Your Homebuilt

Thinking about restraints while building is easier than fixing substandard ideas later on.

Turbine Temptation: Into the Air

No parts left—let’s fly!

Arctic Flight

A journey to Northern Canada’s Barren Lands.
Van's RV-6

Buying Used: Van’s RV-6

What to look for when shopping for the world’s most popular Experimental.

Building Unusual

Westfall Special past and present.

In Case You Missed it

The Dawn Patrol

Built in to any aircraft construction project is time for head scratching and trying to recall why you just walked from one end of the shop to the other. These are some of the most valuable moments.

Product Review: Glass Panel

While new electronic flight instrument systems (EFISes) sometimes seem ubiquitous, PC Avionics new yourGlassPanel line stands out as an easily retrofittable blend of form and function that may fit the bill for homebuilders seeking a moderately priced primary or backup EFIS; by Marc Cook.

Flight Testing

Personnel roles, emergency contingencies, communications-there are many moving parts involved in the first flight of a homebuilt. Paul Dye catalogs them and offers a sample flight plan that worked for him.

Tools for Homebuilders, Part 1

Terry Edwards covers some of the less-often discussed aspects of homebuilding, from the decision-making processes, to the best sources for assistance to choosing a project director (and deciding if you need one).