Calculating Weight and Balance

Tackling weight-and-balance calculations is a task we have all faced with some trepidation, but it is so vital, so important, so fundamental to flight...

Build Your Skills: Metal, Part 1

An RV builder begins our journey through the gritty details of working with metal.

Soaring with Sonex

Sonex Designer John Monnett returns to the motorglider scene with the two-place Xenos.

Building a RotorWay 162F, Part 4

Part 4 of 8: Installing Controls

Metal Workshop Setup

KITPLANES Magazine, March 2003 Every great homebuilt starts with a comfortable and efficient workshop.By Ken Scott So you've met the homebuilt airplane of your...

Gyroplane Safety

by Ralph Taggart Most sport gyroplanes aren't beautiful or even cute, but there is no denying that they have a certain magnetic appeal. If you...
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Homebuilt vs. Certified

Seemingly two peas in a pod are the GlaStar and its factory-built derivative, the OMF Symphony. We flew both of these wonderful two-seat aircraft to get a handle on what either FAR Part 23 certification or the freedom of homebuilding means to those facing such a delectable decision. By Ed Wischmeyer

First Time Builders

Here's how to maximize your chance of success.

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Audio Control Panels

We compare three models from Garmin and PS Engineering.

Aero ‘lectrics

Three for the money.

Aero ‘lectrics

Multimeter musings.

Flight Review: The Enduring Eagle

For pure flying excitement and adventure, the Christen Eagle remains hard to beat. By Bob Grimstead.