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

The Home Machinist

This months feature offers a three-in-one discussion that includes how to use the steady rest to work with any material that extends beyond the chuck, a review of Googles SketchUp program that will allow you to get designing on your home computer quickly, and notes on how to make an indispensable tool for the home machinist; by Bob Fritz.

Home Shop Machinist

Acrylic windshield restoration.

Lockwood Super Drifter

Throttling back to enjoy the Florida scenery, Marc Cook is reminded of the reasons he first fell in love with flying as he pilots the new Lockwood Super Drifter.

Light Stuff

Its two aircraft in one: The Jabiru J230 is being sold both as a kit and as a Special (factory-built) Light Sport Aircraft thats ready to fly. By Dave Martin.