Wind Tunnel

When the airflow separates from a surface, the result can be unsteady forces or turbulent wake shedding, neither of which is desirable.

Wind Tunnel

Design process: balance, part 3.

Wind Tunnel

Design process, part 4-more about speed.

Wind Tunnel

Advice—the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Wind Tunnel

Design process, part 5-airports.

Wind Tunnel

Design process, part 3-how fast?

Wind Tunnel

Barnaby Wainfan explores the optimum size of a wing and the best ways to balance performance and efficiency.

Wind Tunnel

Taxi testing may seem to be a mere formality, but it is a vital step toward bringing a new aircraft to flight, and is not without its dangers.

Wind Tunnel

It’s in the book!

Wind Tunnel

Horizontal tail design.

In Case You Missed it

Antenna Installations

Sourcing the right antennas for your kits avionics suite is only half the chore. Placement, proper grounding, and routine upkeep are critical to performance.

Fuel Dipstick and Holder

The first photo shows the fuel dipstick I made in its holder, and...

Quickly Trimming a Glass Layup

An easy way to prevent painful punctures to your fingers.

The Dawn Patrol

Carburetor confusion.