Homebuilt Campers Michael and Tricia Foss

Of all the stunning Homebuilt aircraft to fly into Lakeland this week, one would be hard pressed to see a more beautiful craft than...

Old Pilot’s Camper Journal Day 4

Some of the best moments of this week-long adventure occur at picnic tables. This morning Forrest and I grabbed an early breakfast at the...
John “Lites” Leenhouts

Sun ‘n Fun off to a Good Start

Following last year’s cancellation due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the annual Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo opened its doors to high ticket sales...

AirCam Close to Shipping 300th Kit

Phil Lockwood, an aviation legend, is looking to ship his 300th AirCam kit in the next few months. AirCam is displaying their newest model,...
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Dynon at Sun ‘n Fun 2021, Real and Virtually

KITPLANES' avionics editor Larry Anglisano caught up with Dynon's Michael Schofield on the company's plans for both in-person and virtual booth displays around Sun...

Old Pilot’s Camper Journal Day 3

For old pilot campers like myself camp food is an important matter. Like our non-camping old people brethren, old campers have lunch together and...

Aerolite 103 Goes All Electric

The Aerolite 103 has long been one of the leading truly legal (part 103 in the U.S.) ultralights on the scene. Pilots have been...

Vic Babyak Solves Cooling Issues With Creative Baffling Design

Cylinders 1 and 3 where running about 30°F hotter than the left bank, cylinders 2 and 4.

Old Pilot’s Camper Journal Day 2

Jim arrived at the campground in his Tundra truck on Monday, the day before the show is scheduled to begin. He missed the camper’s...

New Light Aircraft From Czech Republic To Seek 51% Kit Status

American shores have been blessed with a number of innovative and sleek light plane designs from the Czech Republic thanks to the bankruptcy and...

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Toolcraft

The best tool for certain tasks may require a bit of ingenuity and home...

Separator or Condenser?

Air-oil separators 101.

Viewfinder

Editor-at-Large Marc Cook considers the relevance of airworthiness directives for homebuilders and reflects on what he learned about the current homebuilt market at Sun ’n Fun.

Aero ‘lectrics, Strobes – Part 3

In Part 3 of this series about building an aircraft strobe, the author beefs up the project using off-the-shelf parts to provide a brighter, more frequent flash without running down the planes electrical system.