I Know Better…

Always design for maintenance.

Bob Nuckolls and Morrie Hummel Inducted into EAA Hall of Fame

Notable contributors to the world of homebuilts were inducted into EAA's Sport Aviation Halls of Fame on November 7 during a ceremony at the...

Walker Zodiac CH640 – “Bluebird”

I’ve always enjoyed woodworking and working with my hands. After building a regulator clock from a kit, then building a dulcimer from an instrument...

Zenith Aircraft Workshops at DeLand

Zenith Aircraft Company is returning to the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase with kit aircraft assembly demonstrations and its popular hands-on workshop sessions. At the Zenith...

New Online Builder’s Log From EAA

The Experimental Aircraft Association introduced a new, online EAA Builder's Log, free for all EAA members, to use to document projects and demonstrate compliance...

Machin Zenith 601XLB

After about 10 years of stop-start building (funny how life gets in the way of the important stuff) I finally finished up I got...

First US-Built Sling TSi Completed

The South African kit manufacturer celebrated a milestone this week when the first Sling TSi built at the company’s Southern Californian builder-assistance center completed...

Dirk Verdonck’s Sonex Onex

I completed my Sonex Onex in March 2019. Building started in 2013 and during a period of 5 years, I spent 1800 hours on...

Garmin, uAvionix Resolve Patent Lawsuit

ADS-B solutions company uAvionix announced that it has resolved a patent lawsuit brought by Garmin which has been ongoing since June 2018. According to...

Sparrow Fokker D VII

Dear Kitplanes, here’s a great sunset to complement my Aerodrome Airplanes 80% scale Fokker D VII. It was completed in January 2016, and inspected...

In Case You Missed it

Hamming It Up

Amateur radio enthusiast Chuck Deiterich explains how pilots can use the Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) to track their flights and stay in touch with loved ones for a modest investment.

Wind Tunnel

Design process-tail volume. By Barnaby Wainfan.

Letters

Jabiru Truth I thoroughly enjoy Bob Fritzs articles. And having built an airplane,...

Free Flight

Modern avionics, knowledge of the weather, a sturdy airframe and a cell phone make cross-country trips less of a gamble.