EAA Asking FAA to Recognize All Homebuilding Activity

The EAA today released a statement clarifying their position on the draft hangar usage policy that the FAA released for comment two weeks ago....

Oshkosh—A New Hope!

As we walked around the grounds at Wittman Filed in Oshkosh this weekend, it became apparent that there is new emphasis on the old...

Best Electric Aircraft Symposium Ever?

Kitplanes own Dean Sigler (Alternative Energies) attended this year's Electric Aircraft Symposium in Santa Rosa, CA as part of the faculty for the event,...

The Heights We Go To…

Veteran Kitplanes writer / photographer Tom Wilson is seen here, working on a cover shot for an upcoming Retro Flight Review of the Starduster...

Sun 'n Fun Wanderings

One of the best parts about working for KITPLANES is the opportunity I get to wander around a large show like Sun 'n Fun...

FAA Makes Progress on Dual-Pilot Phase One Testing

KITPLANES magazine met with Mark Giron of FAA headquarters on the opening day of Sun 'n Fun to discuss progress on the concept of...

AKIA Covers Lengthy Agenda with EAA

Members of the Aircraft Kit Industry Association (AKIA) sat down recently with senior staff at EAA headquarters in Oshkosh, WI to discuss a variety...

Have You Ever Scared Yourself?

Here at Kitplanes, we are not just dedicated to helping people find, build and fly their experimental aircraft - we want to make sure...

ADS-B IN and The Traffic Question

The proliferation of ADS-B IN portable products at this year's EAA AirVenture air show leaves this writer with a couple of vexing questions. When...

Editor's Log, December 2011

It's that time of year again, the time when we undertake the arduous task of updating and compiling the thousands of pieces of data...

In Case You Missed it

Mike and Laura Starkey’s RANS S-21: Part 5

Building somewhere to sit.

Failure to Launch

This month’s column is not about unmotivated or overaged adolescents living in Mom’s basement,...

Buzzwords: Human Factors—The Basics

Small design considerations can have a big impact on comfort, convenience and safety.

Free Flight

Why do seemingly simple modifications wind up taking so much time to complete?