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.

2014 Engine Buyer’s Guide

Conventional engines—purpose-built for flight.

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.

Firewall Forward: New, Used, Something Else?

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.

2020 Propeller Buyer’s Guide

Finding the right prop.

2014 Alternative Engine Buyer’s Guide

Converted for flight. By Patrick Panzera.

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.

2013 Kit Aircraft Buyer’s Guide

Here’s a look at the newest designs and how the kit aircraft segment of Experimental aviation has changed over the past year. By Mary Bernard and Suzanne B. Bopp.

Big Screen EFIS

How you choose might depend on panel space and your control set preference—but the choices are extensive!

In Case You Missed it

Build, Maintain, Inspect

One of the big reasons that people build their own airplane is the flexibility...

Home Shop Machinist

Exhausting options-a DIY muffler for a Pietenpol.

Easy Wheelpant Repair

Or how I stopped worrying and embraced the fiberglass...

Do-It-Yourself Camera Mount

Homebuilt aircraft struts often require a homebuilt mount.