Choices have never been better or more plentiful. By Tom Wilson and Patrick Panzera.
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.
The 2012 Plansbuilt Buyer’s Guide features 138 designs for those who prefer the challenge of building an aircraft from scratch.
If flying a rotorcraft is your goal, this is a great time to start exploring your options—there’s been growth in this segment, and even more expansion is on the horizon. By Roy Beisswenger.
Portable receivers rule the roost. How you choose depends on your app of choice.
Some 320 current designs are arrayed with photos and specifications to beat the band. Compiled by Cory Emberson.
For some builders, new aircraft engines may just be out of reach. Dave Prizio explains what to look for in a used Lycoming or Lycoming-type engine along with what you need to consider before buying.
How you choose might depend on panel space and your control set preference—but the choices are extensive!
The state of the kit world is sound. By Paul Dye and Mark Schrimmer
A worthy successor to the world’s most popular experimental.