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Ed and Kaye Pierson’s Lockwood AirCam

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My wife and I finally completed our Lockwood AirCam after nearly 10 years of work. It’s equipped with Rotax 912S engines, MGL EFIS and...

Dan McElroy’s Questair Venture

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I just finished my Venture, which was started 20 years ago. There are marriages that have not lasted 20 years, there are careers that...

Bud Weddington’s and Ed Nolan’s Double Eagle

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This is a Double Eagle designed by Leonard Milholland. We started the project thinking it would take about six months to complete. We got...

John “Snaps” Knapp’s Micro Mong Rocket Seaplane

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Flying in my 1984 Avid Seaplane for 2600 hours, the first one on floats, I always loved the nostalgia of biplanes, especially biplanes on...

Marin Streeter’s BushCaddy

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I started my project on December 28, 2006, and N620MP received its ELSA airworthiness certificate on August 24, 2009, after 735 hours build time...

Kurt Klewin’s Van’s RV-6A

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N85KC was started in 1999 and completed in 2004. It is powered by an Aerosport Power O-360 and Sensenich prop. Built a bit prior...

Bob Carson’s Sonex

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Sonex N754TA took 2.5 years to complete, and it first flew in September 2009. This is my first build and the construction went smoothly...

Lory Ghertner's Glasair

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After too many years of my wife's putting up with the odor of resin and thousands of parts, N494U is now a cross-country machine....

Philip Smith's Zenith CH 701

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Started building in February of 1997 - finally signed off after three years, eight months and 20 days. Lost track of the hours...

Gero and Beatrix Dargel's Skyranger Swift

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After a couple of more or less successful radio controlled models, the Skyranger is our first "full size" project. The main structure of the...

In Case You Missed it

Unusual Attitude

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Guest columnist Bob Collins takes on those who would rush the airplane building process in the name of getting real about the project. To him, the journey is as important as the destination, and he believes he has his priorities straight when he occasionally puts family and friends ahead of spending an extra hour or two in the garage.

Whole Airplane Parachutes

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Should you install one on your ultralight or experimental?

What’s New

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Garmin offers a GTN 750 training app for iPads; Dynon Avionics and Pocket FMS announce availability of worldwide AeroData for SkyView EFIS;

25+ Years with an RV-6

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The story of N168TX.