2012 Rotorcraft Buyer’s Guide

The 2012 Rotorcraft Buyer’s Guide includes 49 designs for those who may be interested in building a kit helicopter or gyroplane.

2012 Plansbuilt Buyer’s Guide

The 2012 Plansbuilt Buyer’s Guide features 138 designs for those who prefer the challenge of building an aircraft from scratch.

2012 Kit Aircraft Buyer’s Guide

The 2012 Kit Aircraft Buyer's Guide features a stunning 316 designs.

2011 Plansbuilt Buyer’s Guide

Some 135 designs you can build from scratch.

2011 Kit Aircraft Buyer’s Guide

Some 320 current designs are arrayed with photos and specifications to beat the band. Compiled by Cory Emberson.

Constant-Speed Props

Sometimes using a constant-speed prop makes sense, but the decision is often a compromise among weight, cost and performance. By Marc Cook.

In Case You Missed it

Ask the DAR

Selling a project, Sport Pilot-eligible aircraft, recycling an N-number, Phase I testing.

Lightning Strike!

Arion introduces the XS-more power, more fun.

On Getting Dark

Tyrants make memorable flight instructors, a good thing when the lessons being imparted need...

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.