Contributors

Doug Rozendaal Right place, right time. Thats Doug Rozendaals kinda luck this month. Quite simply: He was at AirVenture, the Lancair Evolution was at...

Letters

It Floats Your Boat Reader Chet Moen expresses interest in using an outboard powerhead for Experimental aircraft. Back in the late 1960s, when RotorWay...

Contributors

Bob FritzWe may have created a monster. At the time he submitted this months Home Machinist installment detailing the challenges facing Charlie Taylor in...

Letters

A Life SavedThe article in the August issue, Fire in the Hole, about fire extinguisher systems was good about the history and where to...

Contributors

Chuck Berthe Our flight-test man in the field took valuable time off from his fitness routine to do an uncommonly thorough job of evaluating...

Letters

Thirty K is OK Finally, you guys are getting it. Fred Galloways $30,000 (or so) RV-9A was a refreshing story. Im tired of hearing...

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RON ALEXANDERRon Alexander has been part of the homebuilding scene for decades. He began restoring aircraft in the 1970s but was frustrated by the...

Letters

Alternator RealityIn the wiring diagrams in the article "All About Avionics: The Electric Airplane" , the alternator is shown with a fuse between its...

Contributors

Mary BernardAs we put this magazine "to bed," its the beginning of the baseball season, so its fitting to say that our Managing Editor,...

Letters

Over the WeatherGreat write-up on aviation weather web sites by Bob Fritz in the May 2008 issue. However, he left out my personal favorite...

In Case You Missed it

Tires, Brakes & Wheel Bearings

Maintenance matters.

Landing Gear Guru

A visit with Robbie Grove of Grove Aircraft Landing Gear Systems.

Buzz Words: Understanding Dihedral Effect

While certified airplanes have to meet Part 23 requirements for positive dihedral, amateur-built airplanes are exempt. Ed Kolano looks into the details of dihedral, and how you can use it to your airborne advantage.

Making the Perfect Lancair

Terrence O'Neill has taken customization of his Lancair 235 to a new level, from the Burns Stainless exhaust to a remote-controlled canopy.