Let’s see. Where was I? When we last spoke, I was headed back into the motorcycle realm, where I eventually got to be editor in...
Do’s and Don’ts of Aircraft Building, Part 2
As we started to discuss last month, the landing gear is a major component of the airplane that affects the design in significant ways. Delaying the layout and design of the gear until late in the design process will inevitably lead to problems. Accordingly, the designer should address the major factors associated with landing gear […]
Air. Fuel. Spark. Right?
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...
Rubber isolator mounts should not have a gap between them and the engine mount when properly torqued.
In a parallel life of mine—auto journalism—shop talk occasionally got around to just how few cars the average person probably drives in their lifetime. Who knows what the average is, 20 perhaps, for a person who may not travel much and thus doesn’t rent too many of Hertz’s finest. But for an old-school journalist who […]
In the beginning was the dream!
Phantom dominates biplane pylon racing by harnessing traditional homebuilding talent.