Planning for the Storm—on the Ground!

There is one thing for certain about a week in Oshkosh in July - you WILL worry your way through at least one strong...
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Upper-Left Coasters Head to OSH

Marc and Omar bring the Glastar from Oregon toward Oshkosh. Tonight's stay is Aberdeen, SD, on the way to Madison, WI. There, they will...

The Arrival Show

It’s considered bad form—but a whole lot of fun—to line up five friends along runway 27 at Oshkosh, each with a large piece of...

The Fisk Arrival – It’s Not Magic

People make a big deal out of the VFR arrival to Oshkosh during AirVenture, and of course, I understand why. The “Notice” is 32...

Mental Prep

A funny thing happens to me in early July - I begin to psych myself up for the trip to Oshkosh, and honestly, it...
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Poker Run, For Fun

Not everything here at KITPLANES has to be serious news, you know. Here’s some footage of me and my boyfriend, Brian Hickman, flying his...

Solo To AirVenture

This summer I turned 38, and to celebrate another year of living my best airplane nerd life, I received a book about backcountry flying...
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Top Gun Slinger

One of the best things about going out to visit kit companies—aside from the airplanes of course—is meeting the people that make up our...

High Wing Sling on Safari

Our man Paul Dye is in South Africa this week flying the all-new Sling High Wing airplane. The company has pulled out all the...

First Impressions of the Sling High Wing

Our man Paul Dye is in South Africa this week flying the all-new Sling High Wing airplane. The company has pulled out all the...

In Case You Missed it

To Launch a Light Sport

Once he decided on a kit, builder Bob Fritz went full-speed ahead on the project and has made remarkable progress in a short time. He’s nearly ready to start making airplane noises.

Down to Earth

Born again. By Amy Laboda.

Taming the Lancair IV

Vortecx winglets make a glass speedster faster, slower, and safer.

Wind Tunnel

Gyroplanes.