Kitplanes Magazine Archive

January 2023

On the cover: Pete Dougherty enjoys a flight in CubCrafters’ new Lycoming-powered 186-hp EX-2 363i. Photographed near Yakima, Washington, by Jon Bliss. Table of contents ...

December 2022

On the cover: A small sampling of the 658 aircraft (594 fixed-wing and 64 rotorcraft) that appear in this year’s directory. Which one will...

November 2022

On the cover: Originally designed for National Geographic photo expeditions, the AirCam is the perfect aircraft for flying low and going slow. Photo by...

October 2022

On the cover: Axel Alvarez flies the RV-15 engineering test prototype over Oregon. The aircraft is the first high-wing design from Van’s. Photo by...

September 2022

On the cover: Tricycle gear and taildragger versions of Sling’s new High Wing fly in formation near Johannesburg, South Africa. Photographed by Bruce Perkins. Table...

August 2022

On the cover: Chris Pryce flies his “KR-2S ish,” a highly modified, stretched KR-2S that is powered by a Corvair engine. Photographed by Jon...

July 2022

On the cover: Herrill Davenport flies the Golden Nugget, which was built by his father between 1965 and 1967. Photographed near Boulder, Colorado, by...

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...

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Shop Upgrades

Part 2: Keep it clean and organized.

Rear Cockpit

If this place was an airport…a guide to airport personalities.

Aero ‘lectrics

Columnist Jim Weir has completed his solar-powered battery charger, and it works! It may not be the fastest charger, but it is certainly up to the task of keeping a battery topped off, even in winter.

Archive: February 1989

On our February 1989 cover we celebrated the “Return of the Cub.” From today’s...