Dispatches from Florida

There was a time when we had multiple airshows and events in a year that had at their center (or near to it) Experimental...

Light Up

When I first started construction on my RV-10 in 2007, old-school incandescent lights were making their way out of the market and LEDs were...

Terms and Conditions

“Customers are always right except in matters of money.” Those stark-but-telling words were emblazoned on a sign in the break area of a fast-food...
Starduster with a flat tire.

Flat Broke

It was just two days before standing down for an annual inspection, so I thought to take the ol’ box kite out for a...

Fueled Again

Not a moment after sending our April issue to the press, my editorial “Avgas Next Steps” became partially obsolete. In it, I said that...

A Visit With Glasair Aviation

I had a reason to fly up to Arlington, Washington, to see the current state of affairs at Glasair Aviation. As you might remember,...

Shelving Progress

By introduction to his Civilisation television series, Sir Kenneth Clark made a case for the most trustworthy window on a society being its art,...

Archive: May 1988

An impressively tight shot of the Prescott Pusher homebuilt made sure our May 1988 cover was dramatic. There, we promised a flight of the...

Extra Fuel–What Price Range?

What from our evolutionary past predisposed us to the need for more? Always more. What scarcity did our species experience that threatened our survival...

Fed Stories

By just about every measure, the aeronautical industry in the United States—including the number of pilots, manufacturing and federal oversight—is by far the largest...

In Case You Missed it

How Skin Condition Affects Aircraft Performance

In the last few editions of Wind Tunnel, we looked at how changes to...

Aero ‘lectrics

Jim Weir takes a look at low-cost and free CAD software available to help you document modifications you've made to your aircraft.

Ziggy’s New Engine

Adding a 180-hp Titan engine to a Legend Cub.

Aero ‘lectrics

Floobydust #2.