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.

2020 Propeller Buyer’s Guide

Finding the right prop.

Weather In the Cockpit

Portable receivers rule the roost. How you choose depends on your app of choice.

Different Strokes for Different Folks

From simple to complex, there's an Experimental aircraft for almost everyone.

In Case You Missed it

The STOL Equation

Barnaby Wainfan explains the challenges designers face in creating viable STOL aircraft.

Fuel Leak and Cracked Flare

A major fuel leak was discovered on this airplane not long after the first...

Wind Tunnel

Design process: wing size and stall speed.

Dan’s World

Columnist and RV builder Dan Checkoway advocates keeping it simple so that you can actually afford to fuel and fly your homebuilt aircraft. He claims many builders buy into the hype about the latest and greatest equipment must-haves, and then complain about the price at the pump.