Light Stuff

The Texas Sport Cub is the latest in a line of planes with the venerable Cub lineage. Dave Martin flies one and discusses the various licensing options available.

Narrowed Focus

A seemingly complicated part layout can be simplified by narrowing your focus from the part as a whole, to a single hole in...

Around the Patch

Editor-in-Chief Marc Cook comments on Zenith Aircrafts turbulent year following several in-flight breakups of CH 601XL Zodiac aircraft, and the company's response with an extensive update kit.

Murphy’s Law, Occam’s Razor

Ed, an aerospace engineer, and Bill, a 14th Century philosopher, walk into your workshop…and if you’re smart you’ll let them stay and you’ll hear...

Ask the DAR

What are the lighting requirements for homebuilt aircraft that will fly at night, and do you need a wet compass if you have an EFIS in your panel?

Dan’s World

Sometimes its surprising to see homebuilt aircraft kits languishing in garages or hangars or workshops. Especially the quickbuilds, which raises the question of whether there's something about buying a QB kit that leads to procrastination. Columnist Dan Checkoway ponders the question, looking to his own experience for an answer.

What’s New: Dynon’s New Com Radio and Intercom

Audio components designed to work with the latest SkyView firmware 6.0.

Rear Cockpit

Old airplanes, new pilots.

Raising the Misery Bar

The Dawn Patrol

Rear Cockpit

Builder types II.

In Case You Missed it

A Wood Tailwheel Lift

(Or how to save your achin back.)

Editor’s Log

The honor system.

Letters

Fenced Goods (Best Letter) Thank you, Dave Martin, for...

Flight Review: Lockwood Super Drifter

Like piloting an AirCam, only more so, the Lockwood Super Drifter is for those who can’t get enough of that wind-in-your-hair feeling. By Ed Wischmeyer.