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S-51D Mustang


In Case You Missed it

The Acme tailwheel suspension system installed on Ted Waltman’s SQ-2.

Matching a Tailwheel to the Terrain

The right tailwheel can keep you out of trouble in the backcountry.

Finding the Perfect Project

The information in our Buyer's Guide is just the start. Here are some additional insights to help you make the right decision.

What’s the Future of Homebuilding?

Some builders of Experimental/Amateur-Built aircraft are builders in name only, deferring primary construction of the aircraft to the pros. So concluded the FAA, which is determined to clamp down on those who would flout the 51% rules. What does it mean to regular homebuilders? Those who are building now will be unaffected, but for future builders, the FAAs guidance revisions could be significant.

Ask The DAR

Repairman certificate requirements, increasing gross weight, correcting inaccurate V-speeds.