“…Now go cat, go…But don’t you…Step on my Blue Suede Shoes.” Elvis was singing this in 1957, and yes, I convinced my mom that I needed blue suede shoes to graduate 8th grade that year. So, this is going to be another one of those multi-topic columns where I have three seemingly disconnected subjects that […]

Three to Get Ready

“…Now go cat, go…But don’t you…Step on my Blue Suede Shoes.” Elvis was singing this in 1957, and yes, I convinced my mom that I needed blue suede shoes to graduate 8th grade that year. So, this is going to be another one of those multi-topic columns where I have three seemingly disconnected subjects that […]

Aero ‘lectrics

Staying current.

Aero ‘lectrics

Columnist Jim Weir offers his annual awards for the best products or services seen at Oshkosh/AirVenture 2007.

DIY Firewall Boots

Need to seal your firewall, reduce carbon monoxide and allow components to move freely? Chuck Dieterich shows you how to make firewall boots.

Aero ‘lectrics

Jim Weir takes a look at low-cost and free CAD software available to help you document modifications you've made to your aircraft.

Aircraft Plumbing: Flexible Lines

Best practices

Aero ‘lectrics

Break out your laptops, iPhones and iPads. There is a new batch of apps and other software that can help pilots chart their course when traveling cross-country.

Practical Electrical

Wire termination science, part 2.

Maintenance Matters

Look beyond the starter motor to solve starting problems.

Home Shop Machinist

Totally tubular: Tips for tube notching.

In Case You Missed it

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

National Test Pilot School

There's always more to learn (Part 1).

Magnetic Bit Holder

By Kitplanes® Staff.

Engine Build School

Class is in session at Superior Engines-Part 2.