Archive: January 1988

Jim Bede’s BD-5 had, by the late 1980s, still managed to hang onto its Bond-esque glory despite never really finding a good piston powerplant...

Archive: September 2001

Over the years, the Kitfox has been a frequent visitor to our cover. This issue had the Kitfox Lite Squared, which was to be...
Kitplanes June 1992 cover

Archive: June 1992

Editor’s Note: With this issue, we’re going to begin a loving look back at our past, and with it an abbreviated history of the...

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!

In Case You Missed it

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

Get a Grip!

Choices in the stick grip market.

How to Run an Airline

Compressed air is one of the great, yet unheralded, conveniences of the modern workshop....

The Usual Suspect, Part 2: Missing Power

The dark interior of a hangar comes into focus as an announcer says, “Building...