Super Cub Kit Comparison

Super Cubs are beloved by many a backcountry adventurer, and several kits offer options to meet the demand of builders interested in these sturdy workhorses.

It’s Time to Start

It’s said you don’t know where to begin until someone shines a light down the dark hallway. Metaphorically, anyway, because it’s hard to build...

2014 Rotorcraft Buyer’s Guide

Essential knowledge for choosing and flying Experimental rotors. By Roy Beisswenger.

Buying Your First Homebuilt Aircraft

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

2012 Engine Buyer’s Guide

In Part 1 of our 2012 Engine Buyer’s Guide, Marc Cook explores what’s currently available in traditional powerplants, and why such engines might be the best choice for your homebuilt aircraft needs.

2020 Engine Buyer’s Guide

Get your aero motivation here!

Homebuilt O2

Do-it-yourself oxygen systems for when the air gets thin.

2016 Engine Buyer’s Guide

There are plenty of choices to power Experimental aircraft.

2012 Alternative Engine Buyer’s Guide

If you’re in the market for an auto-conversion engine for your homebuilt aircraft, here’s a definitive guide to the options. By Patrick Panzera.

Transponder Buyer’s Guide

Reliable transponder performance is critical in the ADS-B environment.

In Case You Missed it

Completions

Builders share their successes.

Ask the DAR

Major restoration of a 34-year-old Experimental, fabricating an engine from raw materials.

How the Pros Do It: Ripley Air

Ripley Air—small shop with clever ideas.
Van's RV-6

Buying Used: Van’s RV-6

What to look for when shopping for the world’s most popular Experimental.