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.

2018 Engine Buyer’s Guide

162 ways to turn fuel into thrust.

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.

2017 Homebuilt Aircraft Directory

Pick a plane, any plane-an overview of kit and plansbuilt fixed-wing aircraft and rotorcraft. Introduction Directory compiled by Omar Filipovic.

2016 Engine Buyer’s Guide

There are plenty of choices to power Experimental aircraft.

Homebuilt Aircraft Directory 2016

Over 1000 kits and plans listed. Introduction by Paul Dye, compiled by Omar Filipovic

Different Strokes for Different Folks

From simple to complex, there's an Experimental aircraft for almost everyone.

How Complete?

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

Shopping for a Second-Hand Project

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

Buying Your First Homebuilt Aircraft

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

In Case You Missed it

Insurance Update: Experimentals and LSAs

Despite recent economic traumas, the aviation insurance industry has continued to support Experimental and LSA aircraft. The keys for the builder/pilot? Proficiency, training, and availability of parts and service for the airplane.

Engine Beat

Those who understand the aviation marketplace will be in a position to make the most of opportunities-and Tempest gets it. By Steve Ells.

Alternative Energies

Electric motors—state of the art. By Dean Sigler.

Editor’s Log: Crew Change

Marc Cook, former editor in chief, is once again going to hold that position here, as Paul Dye steps into the role of editor at large.