2018 Homebuilt Aircraft Directory

So you want to buy or build an Experimental Aircraft? Heres how to find the perfect project. Introduction Directory compiled by Omar Filipovic.

Super Cub Kit Comparison

Super Cubs are beloved by many a backcountry adventurer, and several kits offer options to meet the demand of builders interested in these sturdy workhorses.

Firewall Forward: New, Used, Something Else?

For some builders, new aircraft engines may just be out of reach. Dave Prizio explains what to look for in a used Lycoming or Lycoming-type engine along with what you need to consider before buying.

Homebuilt Aircraft Directory 2016

Over 1000 kits and plans listed. Introduction by Paul Dye, compiled by Omar Filipovic
Van's RV-6

Buying Used: Van’s RV-6

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

2011 Plansbuilt Buyer’s Guide

Some 135 designs you can build from scratch.

2012 Kit Aircraft Buyer’s Guide

The 2012 Kit Aircraft Buyer's Guide features a stunning 316 designs.

Buying Your First Homebuilt Aircraft

Building isn't the only path to owning an Experimental aircraft.

2016 Engine Buyer’s Guide

There are plenty of choices to power Experimental aircraft.

Buying Used: Kitfox

Always in high demand, be ready to act fast when you find one you like.

In Case You Missed it

Around the Patch

Homebuilt aircraft manufacturers are sometimes reluctant to admit that they have created a less than perfect design, let alone offer a fix. Arion Aircrafts Nick Otterback is bucking that tide; by Marc Cook.

All About Avionics

More and more pilots are installing all-inclusive engine monitoring equipment in their aircraft, and, fortunately, todays monitors are dully reliable.

Still More Mistral Magic

Flying a Glasair III with a Mistral rotary engine.

Expanding Current Technology

The Fourth Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium gathered an elite group of movers and shakers who are doing some exciting things with electric motors and other fuel-efficiency technologies. By Marc Cook.