KitStuff

In many ways, Robrucha’s cartoons are as much a part of KITPLANES® as the airplanes themselves. Through the years, his clever, classy, always humorous...

The Perils of Cartooning About Avionics

Whenever I try to cartoon about avionics, all I get is resistance.

Human-Powered Planes

Letters

Winner’s Circle What’s this I hear about Paul Dye already winning some kind of award for his SubSonex? When will we see more on this...

Kit Stuff

We have to winterize everything!

Letters – October 2019

Praise for Paul Former Editor in Chief (and now Editor at Large) Paul Dye made a brief announcement through social media detailing the handoff from...
Kitstuff - Genesis of a project

Kit Stuff: Genesis of a Project

In the beginning was the dream!

Letters: September 2019

Building and Selling Two articles in the June edition really hit home for me: “How Long Will it Take to Build” and “How to Sell...

In Case You Missed it

The Home Machinist

If you need to send a part out to be built by a professional shop, a good drawing, well identified, is essential. The KISS principle applies, and be sure you don't request closer tolerances or more exotic materials than you really need, or it will cost you. By Bob Fritz.

Homebuilt Accidents: Pilot Error

The fault is not in the stars, but in ourselves.

Ask the DAR

Converting a Taylorcraft to E/A-B, rebuilding and modifying a Rans S-9.

Alternator and Voltage Regulator Problems

As everyone moves toward electronic instrumentation, the alternator is taking on a more and...