The Mysterious Glasair Gate Guardian at YPK

Every so often we catch a glimpse of something. You do a double-take and your heart flutters before your brain can make sense of...
Zenith STOL CH 701 Taildragger

Shifting Gears with Ivan Gromala

What’s that? A custom-built Zenith STOL CH 701 taildragger? Now that’s something you don’t see every day. As we all know, Experimental aviation provides...
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AeroLEDs Equinox Vs. the 4509 Landing Light

Does the latest LED technology beat up on the ancient 4509 landing light for Experimental aircraft? You bet it does. Here's KITPLANES editor in...

uAvionix Announces Remote Magnetometer

Since the beginning, the uAvionix AV-30 mini EFIS has had an internal magnetometer—the device used to sense magnetic north and help create a heading...

Zenith’s “Fly-In into Summer” Scheduled for June

Zenith Aircraft Company's “Fly-In To Summer” Open House and Fly-In Gathering is scheduled for Saturday, June 18, 2022, at the Zenith kit aircraft factory at Mexico Memorial...

AirVenture Oshkosh 2022 NOTAM Released

With the annual Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in convention around the corner, the organization has released the notice covering arrival and departure...

Couch Surfing with the Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington, is now offering virtual walkthroughs of some of the aircraft in their collection, including the Boeing B-29,...
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Top Gun Slinger

One of the best things about going out to visit kit companies—aside from the airplanes of course—is meeting the people that make up our...
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Comp Air Previews Model 6.2 for AirVenture

Comp Air's Michael Ryan and Ron Lueck discuss the new Comp Air 6.2 six-place, high wing kitbuilt to make its formal debut at AirVenture...

West Coast Zenith Fly-In and Open House

Zenith Aircraft Company's West Coast representative, Quality Sport Planes, is hosting an Open House and Zenith Fly-In on Saturday, May 21st, at their facility at Cloverdale Municipal...

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Completions

Bob Schmitz and Glen Clarke's Searey This Searey LSX amphibian was built over a...

The Dawn Patrol

Know when to hold em, know when to fold em.

Laps and Lapping

Lapping was an important step featured in two recent columns. Last month’s gauge block...

Aircraft Wiring

Top 10 wiring mistakes. By Marc Ausman.