Kitplanes Magazine Archive

April 2022

On the cover: Chris Hill patrols the skies over Gerogia in his plans-built, Le Rhône-powered Fokker Dr.I Dreidecker replica. Photographed by Julia Apfelbaum. Table of Contents ...

March 2022

On the cover: Outstanding workmanship is evident throughout Darwin Barrie’s Grand Champion RV-7. Photographed by Jon Bliss over Arizona’s Superstition Mountains. Table of Contents Finding...

February 2022

On the cover (clockwise from upper left): Rotax 912 ULS, Superior Air Parts XP Series, ADEPT Airmotive V-6, AC-Aero Centurion, Verner Scarlet 9S, Barrett...

December 2021

On the cover: Paul Dye flies Mike Lemons’ American Legend MOAC—the “Mother of All Cubs.” Photographed near Wautoma, Wisconsin, by Richard VanderMeulen. Table od contents ...

November 2021

On the cover: Mark Easton, Greg Hughes and Alex Easton explore the beautiful Oregon coast in Mark’s extremely well-equipped RV-10. Photographed by Jon Bliss. Table...

October 2021

Table of contents Star Bird! Luxury and efficiency join elegantly in this unique blend of twin engines and canard airframe. Mike and Laura Starkey’s...

September 2021

Table of contents Ryan ST Reimagined: Timber Tiger Aircraft’s ST-L brings modern technology to a classic design. Buying Used—Zenith STOL CH 701: For 35...

August 2021

On the cover: Bob Mackey flies Gabriel DeVault’s electric Xenos, which is powered by a Zero motorcycle drivetrain. Photographed near Hollister, California, by Marc...

July 2021

On the cover: While testing two of the latest three-blade composite props, Paul Dye photographed his RV-8 with a Hartzell Explorer and Whirl Wind...

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