Watch Where You’re Going!

You can track on a smartphone or laptop the flight paths of Experimental aircraft as they fly in real time.

An Approach to Airplane Maintenance

If we put maintenance and repairs together, we can easily see a link between maintenance well done and minimizing repairs. Of course, too much...

Another Drill Guide

The cordless hand drill is a marvel of engineering. Lightweight and powerful, it can do just about any drilling job on an airplane. But...
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Metal Magic: Removing Bad Rivets

How to properly remove bad or damaged rivets. You'll probably do this a lot over the course of an airplane project!

Here Come Hell’s Bells Again

We can use decibel calculations no matter if we are measuring in power or voltage; the calculations and outcome are identical.

Maintenance Tools

If you are going to do a proper job of maintaining your airplane, you will need some tools that don’t have much use outside of aviation.

Wheel Pant Suspenders

The challenge with this wheel pant was where to mount it, and how.

A Match Made in VSWR Heaven

Why should we care about VSWR?

Disconnected Pitot Line

Ever lose your airspeed in flight? The nylon lines held in the “push-grip” fittings must have some flexibility in them so they aren’t pulled...

Don’t Get Stuck!

Have you ever found yourself in over your head when it comes to taking on a big project?

In Case You Missed it

To (VHF) Nav or Nav Not

A KITPLANES Roundtable Technologies develop, sometimes slowly over time, with the kind of sloth that...

Sausage, Law and Breadboards

Otto von Bismarck said that if you enjoy sausage and law, you should never...

Letters

Wankel EnginesIn "Mistral Magic" , Paul Janssens wrote: "The engine is very good as...

SeaRey LSX Amphibian

Progressive Aerodyne has a new version of its kitbuilt amphibian, the SeaRey LSX, and the updates to the design live up to high expectations. By Ed Wischmeyer.