Archive: April 2007

Faithful KITPLANES® readers who picked up our April 2007 issue might be forgiven for thinking we’d lost our minds and put a Piper Comanche...

Archive: December 1993

Our end-of-year issue for 1993 was then, as it is now, the annual “homebuilt directory,” which in this edition packed 487 aircraft into a...

Archive: January 1993

Our January 1993 cover featured the provocative RANS S-11 Pursuit. Howard Levy’s story chronicled Randy Schlitter’s already impressive resume at the time—nearly two decades...

Archive: February 1999

Our February 1999 issue teased a summer’s worth of aeronautical splash-n-dash with a “Water-Flying Special.” In it, we covered amphibious aircraft and floatplanes as...

Archive: October 1999

Mike Arnold’s hyper efficient AR-5 was on our October 1999 cover with a report by editor Dave Martin that posed an interesting question: Could...

Archive: October 1997

A sleek Lancair IV-P was on our October 1997 cover along with the blurb promising an over-gulf trip from Florida to Mexico.

Archive: April 1998

On our April 1998 cover was the sleek, motorglider-esque Europa. Actually, not just one but three of them, celebrating the latest Europa XS model,...

Archive: June 1995

A turbocharged Pelican was on our cover of this issue. Inside, LeRoy Cook reported on the French homebuilt design’s kinship to the Cessna 150...

Adequate Supply

How to keep your engine happy.

Archive: August 1989

We called it “Pulsar With a Purpose,” on our August 1989 cover, and it was Mark Brown’s popular follow-on to the single-seat Star-Lite, the...

In Case You Missed it

Drill Guide for Canard Install

Neighbor Phil Hooper's Velocity RG project is making serious progress. With the installation of...

Deformed Gascolator O-Ring

Some gascolators have internal O-rings that should be checked for deformation regularly. This was...

Understanding Lithium Batteries

Kathy and Reg Nicoson of EarthX, Inc. explain what you need to know.

17 Kits For Under $25K

Building economically can be done, but you’re going to be part of the cost savings.