Completions

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Marin Streeter’s BushCaddy

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

John “Snaps” Knapp’s Micro Mong Rocket Seaplane

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

Bud Weddington’s and Ed Nolan’s Double Eagle

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

Dan McElroy’s Questair Venture

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

Ed and Kaye Pierson’s Lockwood AirCam

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...

Ted Sutton’s Just Aircraft Highlander, Parker, Arizona

I took my demo flight with Gary Schmitt at Oshkosh 2004, and a friend helped me with the down payment for the show price....

Rob Jamros’ Challenger II, Negaunee, Michigan

Construction began on November 3, 2008, in my basement where the airframe and fabric work occupied me during the long Upper Michigan winter. Then...

In Case You Missed it

2013 Engine Buyer’s Guide

For homebuilders, power is a top-of-mind issue, and engines are among their most important decisions. From the familiar Lycomings and Continentals to the options in radials, here’s what the traditional aircraft-engine market offers.

Unusual Attitude

On his way home from an unexceptional summer jaunt, author Bill Repucci got a most exceptional call from the tower.

Dimple Tokens

Sooner or later a part will need to be countersunk for a dimple....

Plane and Simple

Drilling in tight places.