AirCam Adventure

When a former editor of KITPLANES gets an invitation to fly with a group of AirCam pilots to the Bahamas, resistance is futile. By Dave Martin.

Engine-run Requirements for the DAR Inspection

Do you need to run your engine for the DAR? How does using a certified engine and prop affect your Phase I test period? How about the gray areas regarding dual flight instruction? DAR Mel Asberry gives you the straight scoop.

The Dawn Patrol

Dick and Sharon Starks and The Dawn Patrol make their annual, magical pilgrimage to AirVenture Oshkosh. Mix in a big, surly storm, the Wild Snorting Piglet, and an Air Force Brigadier General, and you've some something to write home about.

Three Years Before the Masts

There’s something about piloting a twin-engine, open-cockpit AirCam that gets under your skin, and it may become habit-forming. By Ed Wischmeyer.

What’s New

American Legend Aircraft debuts two additions to its line, Belite wins award at Sun n Fun, Richard Collins book reissued and Pro-G hub earns PMA. Edited by Mary Bernard.

Product Review: Inogen Aviator

Marc Cook flies with the new Inogen oxygen system for aviation and offers a clear-headed appraisal of the systems benefits.

Light Stuff

Roy Beisswenger takes over the Light Stuff column this month, and quickly shows why hes the right man for the job.

Checkpoints

A continuing journey.

The Fellowship of the Wing

In the classic J.R.R. Tolkien trilogy Lord of the Rings, a small band of intrepid adventurers are sent on a near-impossible mission—to save the...

Booster or Bravado?

A few years back, during AirVenture, a person asked me what vibration testing had been performed on the tail of the Sonex. His jargon-filled...

In Case You Missed it

Insurance And Training

Just because you built it, doesn't mean you're ready to fly it. By Scott Sky Smith.

Building the RV-3 Aileron Trim

Shocked by the price of servos, Paul Dye decided to fabricate an aileron trim for his RV using compact linear actuators intended for use in radio-controlled models and robotics.

Brake Tech for Builders

Marc Cook talks theory, practice, technology and maintenance with Matco Manufacturings George Happ and Grove Aircrafts Robbie Grove. Consider it a primer for all things brake-related.

Rear Cockpit

Flying glass.