2013 Engine Buyer’s Guide

For homebuilders, power is a top-of-mind issue, and engines are among their most important decisions. From the familiar Lycomings and Continentals to the options in radials, here’s what the traditional aircraft-engine market offers.

Buying Used: Kitfox

Always in high demand, be ready to act fast when you find one you like.

Homebuilt Aircraft Directory 2016

Over 1000 kits and plans listed. Introduction by Paul Dye, compiled by Omar Filipovic

In Case You Missed it

Checkpoints

Prebuy inspection success tips.

The Dawn Patrol

Beware the numbers.

DIY Bond Studs

Cost-effective ways to restrain wiring and small equipment.

Flight Review: Pitts Model 12

For the Pitts Model 12 from Jim Kimball Enterprises, the name of the game is power. By Ed Wischmeyer.