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Bob Schmitz and Glen Clarke's Searey This Searey LSX amphibian was built over a three-year period by owners Bob Schmitz and Glen Clarke in...

Geoff van Asch's Murphy Rebel

Murphy Rebel ZK-VAN (kit #798) flew on Saturday, October 24, 2015.  After 9 years and many, many hours she flew at Omaka, New Zealand. Powered by...

Rhea Van's RV-7

My slow-build Rv-7 was started in August of 2012. I work full time so this was an evening and weekend project. This is my third...

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...

Booker Zenith Cruzer

After 3 years and 800 hours, N553BD made its inaugural flight. The Lycoming O-235-powered aircraft flew hands-off and climbs like a homesick angel. This...

Ed Lee's Sonex

I completed Sonex #1212 and made the first flight August 28, 2016. It now has 112 hours on it with its Corvair 3100cc engine...

Facchinetti RV-12

I took our Van's RV-12 HB-YPI on her maiden flight on November 13th, 2019, in Yverdon, Switzerland after 7 years of on-and-off building in...

Eric Joern’s Kitfox Super Sport

After attending AirVenture three times, watching my brother build his Kitfox and getting to know the folks at the Kitfox factory, I decided Kitfox...

First Flight -"Risky Business" Columnist Sid Mayeux

When one of our regular columnists here at Kitplanes finishes and flies a new airplane, we like to celebrate a little! We received word...
Bearhawk Companion

First Customer-Built Bearhawk Companion Completed

Bearhawk Aircraft announced today the first flight of a Bearhawk Companion, side-by-side two-place aircraft. The Companion is a utility aircraft with backcountry flying characteristics....

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Sausage, Law and Breadboards

Otto von Bismarck said that if you enjoy sausage and law, you should never...

Completions

Builders share their successes.

Design Process: Wingtips

In our study of wing design, we have progressed from the inner portion and...

Spars-The Heart of the Wing

Laying out the spar, part 2.