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.

Big Talk

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

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.

2021 Propeller Buyer’s Guide

Which Propeller?

2016 Engine Buyer’s Guide

There are plenty of choices to power Experimental aircraft.

In Case You Missed it

News from E-Mag, Levil, and Sensenich

E-Mag offers an electronic mag for the IO-540, Levil has a PC-based EFIS, and Sensenich introduces a composite ground-adjustable prop for the RV crowd. Edited by Mary Bernard.

Error Chain

Bubble, bubble, boil… and trouble! Vapor lock stops a Lycoming during Phase 1 testing. By Bill Repucci.

Timing

Building an airplane is something that requires not only specific shop skills and experience,...

The New Guy

Getting advice from the Internet. By David Boeshaar.