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.

2015 Engine Buyer’s Guide: Traditional and Conversion Engines

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

2015 Homebuilt Aircraft Directory

A brief overview of kit and plansbuilt fixed-wing aircraft and rotorcraft. Compiled by Richard VanderMeulen and Omar Filipovic.

In Case You Missed it

Free Flight

What a difference a few years make. Paul Dye discusses the evolution of kits, using the two he built (Van’s RV-8 and RV-3) as examples.

Thundering Mustangs

If you want to go faster, add more horsepower.

Engine Beat

Steve Ells surveys those in the know for tips about what to consider when contemplating the purchase of a used aircraft engine.

Jet Eze

Turning a dream into reality, part 2.