Completions

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Paul Dye's SubSonex N958PD: Successful First Flight

SubSonex Serial #21 (N958PD) made its first flight out of the Dayton Valley Airpark in Nevada on the 24th of March, 2019. Winter kept...

Mathis Sport Aviators' RANS S-6

N646GT started with six members in an LLC, and currently has four left, 10 years after we bought the kit. One of our team...

Completions

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...

Phillabaum Helicycle

First flight of my Helicycle helicopter was on January 31, 2019 after two years of part-time building. Previously, before I retired, I built an...

Aupperle Zenith CH 750 STOL

I always wanted something to do in retirement that that would be both challenging and fun. I couldn't envision myself playing golf only during...

Pappas Waiex B Turbo

This is my second Waiex build. My first appeared in a Kitplanes article in 2007. This one took 24 months of part time work...

"Old Crow" Huber RV-7A

After six and a half years, I received an airworthiness certificate on August 2, 2018. The first two flights were on August 10, flown...

Hopwood Zodiac 601XLB

Zodiac 601XLB N601LL was first flown on September 12, 2018. It took 11 years from start to finish with numerous long breaks interspersed for...

Kincaid RV-12

Our Van's RV-12 E-LSA was completed September 2018. I am a first-time builder, and it took three year build working week-ends only. The plane sports...

Meisser Pulsar

Pulsar XP, serial# 404, made it's maiden flight on May 18, 2013 after quite a long period of building. Since then, the log book contains...

In Case You Missed it

Unairworthy

Multiple drilled holes on an RV-6 elevator spar.

Contributors

Susan BrunnerSusan spent seven years with her husband building their Lancair IV-P. Her administrative...

Blade Inflow Angle

As the propeller moves through the air, each point on the blade follows a helical path.

Rear Cockpit

Oil: how its cooled.