Cygnet Distinction

Each of its unusual features serves a purpose.

The $30,000 RV-9A

Two builders helped each other build RV-9As, each employing significantly different outlays of cash. The results are impressive in both cases, but for different reasons. They help us ponder the question as we build: “What is something worth?” By Marc Cook.

Europa Returns!

Europa Aircraft is gearing up for the future with new leadership, a larger, more sophisticated manufacturing facility, and a sales force on the move.

Steen Skybolt

The Steen Skybolt is a fabric-covered, wood-ribbed biplane that is built for aerobatics—and doesn’t disappoint. By Ed Wischmeyer.

Same Fun, Less Fuel

Glasair Aviation leads the way with new Diesel Sportsman 2+2.

Ahead of its Time and Keeping Pace

The BD-4 flies into its sixth decade.

Roll Your Own

Although the KK-1 is scratch-built, builders Ken Scott and Ken Krueger have used all of the modern tools at their disposal to expedite the design and building process. This month, Scott discusses the more than satisfactory results of load-testing the wing and horizontal stab;

SeaRey LSX Amphibian

Progressive Aerodyne has a new version of its kitbuilt amphibian, the SeaRey LSX, and the updates to the design live up to high expectations. By Ed Wischmeyer.

Titan 51 Revisited

Capturing the look (and at least some of the feel) of a legendary aircraft-one that tops many pilots dream list-was no small feat. By Doug Rozendaal.

Carbon Cub EX on Amphibious Floats

A new way to have fun with a Carbon Cub.

In Case You Missed it

We Shall Be Led Into the Light

In 1850, British physicist Joseph Swan began experimenting with paper coated with carbon in...

Kit Stuff

Samurai Homebuilder

Using a Japanese pull saw on your aircraft project.

Measuring Curved Surfaces

Use sewing tape.