Aertronics Builds Garmin G900X Panel for Velocity

Aerotronics has been selected to build a prototype panel for Velocity's XL aircraft. According to Velocity's Scott Baker, “We are very excited about having...

Aveo's RockRack Streamlines Panels

Settled quietly next to the dazzling display of AveoFlash LED aircraft lights, AveoEngineering’s selection of aircraft cockpit rocker switches demonstrated their own brand of...

2009 Engine Buyer’s Guide

In Part 4 of our Annual Buyer's Guides, we present a variety of aircraft engines, among which are alternative engines and engines in development. Compiled by Julia Downie.

KITPLANES Staff Out the Door, Lakeland Bound

If you get our voicemail or email auto-responder starting, oh...about...now, it's because the KITPLANES staff and contributors are making their way from wherever they...

And Now for Something Completely Different

One of the great aspects of events like Sun 'n Fun is the frequency with which something new shows up. It's unusual for those...

Cub Crafters Introduces Carbon Cub Kit

In a utility airplane, the power-to-weight ratio reigns supreme, which is why Cub Crafters is making a big deal about its new Carbon Cub...

New Product: SVT for G900X Is Like G1000

EFIS in light aircraft is approaching its eight-year anniversary, and all I can say is, you’ve come a long way, baby. Just this past...

Oshkosh Set Up Day

Wonderful, not-too-humid weather greeted AirVenture participants today, with many of the previously flooded/swamped parking spaces (aircraft and cars) drying into usefulness. The overall mood...

You Don’t Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind...

Yes, you do, if you’re going to fly safely. And while there are a lot of websites out there that give...

Scheme Designers Goes 3-D

Craig Barnett, principal of Scheme Designers, which creates unique paint schemes for aircraft of all makes and models, is beaming like a proud parent....

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Building the RV-3 Aileron Trim

Shocked by the price of servos, Paul Dye decided to fabricate an aileron trim for his RV using compact linear actuators intended for use in radio-controlled models and robotics.

Editor’s Log

Mary Bernard explores the background of Jeff Ackland and his new Radial Rocket RG, this issues cover story.

To Launch a Light Sport

After a disappointing postponement of the first flight, the Jabiru J250 takes to the skies for real. By Bob Fritz.