2018 Engine Buyer’s Guide

162 ways to turn fuel into thrust.

Buying Used: Van’s RV-7/7A

A worthy successor to the world’s most popular experimental.

Big Talk

The standalone com radio lives on—smarter, more flexible and affordable than ever.

2021 Propeller Buyer’s Guide

Which Propeller?

Handheld Transceivers

We still need portable radios. Models from Icom and Sporty’s are favorites.

Buying Used: Sonex & Waiex

What you need to know when shopping for these Sonex Aircraft models.

Homebuilt Aircraft Directory 2022

Here we are again with our annual “directory” of homebuilt aircraft that are available as kits, plans or both. The 2022 Homebuilt Aircraft Directory...

2022 Engine Buyer’s Guide

Power up with our annual powerplant directory.

Finding the Proper Prop

Which propeller is right for your homebuilt?

Buying Used: The Pulsar

A popular homebuilt from the 1990s remains viable, if somewhat rare, today.

In Case You Missed it

Best Practices – Fabric

Fabric covering.

So, You Want to Buy a Used Experimental Airplane

Is this a good way to acquire a plane of your own?

Two Years to Solo

Ken Pollock did not come by his interest in flying in the usual way. His father was the first to want to learn, but then when he changed his mind, his son took up where Dad left off. All this despite the fact that Ken had broken his neck in a car accident, and had no use of his legs, and little use of his arms and hands.

Checkpoints

The best-laid plans.