Fun With Part Numbers

As I'm getting ready to re-assemble my wife’s O-360-A1A, I have spent a lot of time looking up part numbers. Not, as it turns...

EAA Virtual Expo Taking Shape

EAA has announced that its Spirit of Aviation Week will include an online expo that allows exhibitors to offer product showcases, show specials, multimedia...

Arnold Cub Crafters EX-2

Like most of us, I have always wanted to build a plane. After retirement and 3 years later in October 2019 my plane took...

American Legend Aircraft Introduces “Mother of All Cubs”

American Legend Aircraft has developed an “extreme” version of its popular experimental/amateur-built Cub it’s calling the MOAC, for “Mother of all Cubs.” Boasting more...

Watch this SPOT

A funny thing happened on the way to the coast. I’ve been flying with the Garmin GNX 375 GPS/transponder for a few months now....

Glasair Aviation Takes “COVID Pause”

Announcing a “proactive business strategy,” Glasair Aviation, maker of the Sportsman Experimental, says it is furloughing its production and builder-assist staff while retaining a...

Huneycutt RV-10

Our RV-10, affectionately named "Tess" slipped the surly bonds of earth for the first time on November 15th, 2019. The build took almost seven...
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A Crowd of One

Kitplanes contributing editor Kerry Fores, a lifelong resident of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, self-populated AirVenture's famous Brown Arch in March while self-isolating. This video is a...

2020 STIHL National Championship Air Races Canceled

The Reno Air Racing Association announced the cancellation of the 2020 STIHL National Championship Air Races, scheduled for September 16-20, due to the ongoing...

Hate It When I Do That!

First things first - this is in no way Aircraft Spruce’s fault! Nope, this is totally on me - they sent exactly what I...

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Avidyne IFD540 vs. Garmin GTN 750

Understanding the differences between these highly capable GPS navigators.

Down to Earth

Amy Labodas Kitfox 4, Little Bird, wont break any speed records. But it will tuck nicely into a short turf airstrip in time for a barbecue.

“Gonna Finish This Sucker”

Sam Kurtz set out to build an RV-7A. It ended up restoring him.