2011 Plansbuilt Buyer’s Guide

Some 135 designs you can build from scratch.

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.

2014 Kit Aircraft Buyer’s Guide

The state of the kit world is sound. By Paul Dye and Mark Schrimmer

2019 Homebuilt Aircraft Directory

So many airplanes, so little time: over 1000 aircraft to choose from. Also learn how 10 of our regular contributors chose their own experimental aircraft. Introduction Directory compiled by Omar Filipovic.

Shopping for a Second-Hand Project

Bargains are out there, but do your homework before writing a big check.

How Complete?

Different manufacturers have different ideas about what makes a kit complete.

2012 Rotorcraft Buyer’s Guide

The 2012 Rotorcraft Buyer’s Guide includes 49 designs for those who may be interested in building a kit helicopter or gyroplane.

Propeller Buyer’s Guide

There's a perfect prop for every plane.

2020 Engine Buyer’s Guide

Get your aero motivation here!

2015 Engine Buyer’s Guide: Traditional and Conversion Engines

Choices have never been better or more plentiful. By Tom Wilson and Patrick Panzera.

In Case You Missed it

Homebuilt Accidents: Focus on Van’s

The RV series has an excellent safety record.

A Sign of the Zodiac (Part 5)

Builder Rick Lindstrom’s Zenith Zodiac 601 XL project continues as he discusses the successes and setbacks he experienced along the way to the first flight; by Rick Lindstrom.

Coming Into the Cold

Cryogenic treatments are the newest thing at the Ly-Con engine spa.

Completions

Builders share their successes.