Completions

Have a completed aircraft you’d like to see in KITPLANES Magazine? Send us your completion report.

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...

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Introduction to driven rivets. Learn how to judge the size of rivets you need and how to tell if you've driven them correctly.

Wind Tunnel

Advice—the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Light Stuff

The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association presented its 16th annual Presidents Award to Rotaxs Eric Tucker at Oshkosh/AirVenture this year. Tuckers history dovetails with LAMAs history, and each will play a significant role in the growing Light Sport Aircraft market; by Dave Martin.