Me and the Val

It is so easy to take things for granted when you have had them for a long time. I've been flying my RV-8, which...

It Starts With One Pair of Pliers

The job was to remove and replace a cotter pin (in order to remove and replace a clevis pin) in the nose-wheel well of...

Getting Fuelish

One of the interesting things about the Subsonex kit is that it is easy to skip around from one task to another as you're...

Engine Day!

I know that "Kneeboard Notes" is supposed to be about flying as well as building--but winter weather seems to have settled into our little...

Oh Nuts!

Well actually... "Oh nut!" What do you do when you drop a nut inside a fuel tank with a hole too small to get...

A Little of This, a Little of That

One of the nice things about having all of the sub-kits and materials necessary to build an airplane in your shop at once is...

Easy Hole Spacing

One of the curses of modern CAD technology is that designers can draw something up, then have the computer dimension it for them on...

And we're off!

Yes--the new kit is here! Our Subsonex project got underway just this weekend, starting with a complete inventory (of a very complete kit). With...

Checking In – Deland, Florida

The Deland Sport Aviation Showcase wraps up our show attendance for this year, and as I leave Florida, I can think back on a...

Tool Migration

It could be happening right now, while you're safely at your desk or on your couch. It happens quietly, when your guard is down....