Day 1 with Charlie Echo

I’m sure there were good used homebuilts closer to me than N531CE, but this 2002 GlaStar is, in many respects, the right airplane for...
The whole High Sierra spread out to the north

It’s Different in the Jet

Let's face it - when flying a cross-country in an RV (or other higher-performance experimental single that isn't turbocharged), we like to think about...

Literally

I have been writing this blog called Kneeboard Notes for about four or five years now, and one thing I don't think I have...

Group Therapy

As a naturally introverted engineer (redundant, I know), I enjoy working in my shop all alone, with nothing but a little soft music (and...

The Gorge

How is it that an airplane oriented company like Van’s Aircraft can be based in a valley that always seems to be fogged or...

It’s That Time Again

It's time for us aviation journalists to trot out our well-oiled please for practice, tolerance, and good decision-making
Paul Dye

Passing the Baton

Marc Cook returns to the pages of Kitplanes as Editor in Chief while Paul step into another role.
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Loki the SubSonex Jet is a Free Bird!

My ever-vigilant neighbor caught the official end to my Phase 1 test period on "Loki," the little jet, this morning as I made a...

Thirty Hours

As I rolled the SubSonex to a stop in front of my hangar this morning, the mighty TJ-100 spooling down and going in to...

Keep it Covered

Although our airplanes mostly live indoors, it is not uncommon to tie them down outside when we're on the road. Although a good canopy...

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Letters

Tech Takeover? (Best Letter) Maybe its the general fascination with electronics...

Practical Electrical

What’s all this master switch stuff anyhow? By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.

Letters

Say You Want an Evolution?Great article on the Evolution, and what an excellent design...

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