Geared Drives Remembered

The innovative work of Bud Warren contributed much to the homebuilt community and saved many an engine from being relegated to the scrap heap. By Rick Lindstrom.

Round-Trip Flight

Let’s see. Where was I? When we last spoke, I was headed back into the motorcycle realm, where I eventually got to be editor in...

What Capability Are You Building Toward?

New home, new airport—they present an opportunity to learn. This learning has been especially acute since the beginning of the year and my move...

Forgetting How?

Overheard comments are often the most interesting, probably because your brain is in a more receptive mode than if also occupied trying to one-up...

Barriers to Entry

Sometimes, when using shorthand in our conversations about Experimental aviation, we use the term “barriers to entry” primarily in the context of money. And...

In Case You Missed it

Home Shop Machinist

The lathey guy’s guide to work holding.

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

High-Desert Tales

My first intentional ground loop.

Homebuilding in South Africa

On an “aviation safari,” Amy Laboda checks out South Africa’s homebuilding activity (and some spectacular scenery) and discovers the industry there is thriving—along with some of the factors that help keep it that way.