Sling Aircraft Tour: Keeping the Pipeline Flowing

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...

Trust Your Hunches

I’ve been spending enough time around the GlaStar lately—and taking every moment of good weather here in Oregon to actually fly it—that subtle changes...

Lathe Bauble

You do NOT need a machine shop, lathe, or mill to build any kit aircraft, but...

Something Doesn’t Look Right

Look ma’ no eyebrow cooling holes! The electric Xenos project rolls on, and forces one to rethink what we hold to be conventional. Most air-cooled...

In Search of the Perfect (Oil) Temperature

One of the many decisions presented during the swap from my old O-320 to the new, more powerful Titan IO-340 in my GlaStar was...

A Two-headed Stick

No, you have not entered the magical realm of a circus freak show—this really is exactly what it looks like—a control stick with two...

Instrument Ergonomics

Sometimes the path of least resistance is only good for the short term. You choose the most expedient course from idea to execution, hoping...

Saturday Morning Scud

Pilots are sitting in their airplanes this morning at Wittman field, waiting on the IFR conditions to lift so that the mass exodus from...

On the Way There

After four trips to AirVenture in the RV-10, we decided to park the tent and take the land-based RV (Motorhome) and try the Scholler...

Friday is the New Saturday

It's a natural evolutionary process—when an event gets big enough, the opening day becomes crowded. So those that don’t like the crowds start coming...

In Case You Missed it

2011 Kit Aircraft Buyer’s Guide

Some 320 current designs are arrayed with photos and specifications to beat the band. Compiled by Cory Emberson.

Rear Cockpit

A major cover-up.

Unairworthy

Control rod interference.

Completions

Builders share their successes.