Completions

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Ted Sutton’s Just Aircraft Highlander, Parker, Arizona

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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

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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

DarkAero Keeps It Light

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The Karl brothers bring a new carbon fiber speedster to market.

Viewfinder

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Marc Cook considers the relevance of airworthiness directives for homebuilders and reflects on what he learned about the current homebuilt market at Sun ’n Fun.

Capturing Air-to-Air Shots

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Marc Cook reflects on the years of on-the-job lessons he learned while formation flying and shooting air-to-air photography.

Preparing for Flight Test Unknowns

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Admit it: We're all amateurs. Unless we're actual test pilots, none of us are...