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New PJ2 Portable VHF Comm From Sporty’s

No matter how well you equip the panel of your kit, there’s good reason to invest in a portable comm transceiver.

EAA to Give Free Admission to Youth at AirVenture

The Experimental Aviation Association announced that young people age 18 and under will be...

I Know Better…

Always design for maintenance.

Turbine Legend

Let’s celebrate the return of some very fine whine.

RANS S-21 Outbound

Great looks, easy to build, and a wide choice of engines. Is this the RANS you've been waiting for?

Speedster Evolution

Kitfox Series 7 steps up to speed.

Whisper X350 Gen II

Fast, sleek cruiser from motorglider origins.

Sling TSi

Four seats. Full fuel. Lets go!

Revised Raven

RANS adds metal wings and a big engine to their popular side-by-side.

Builder Spotlight

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Buying Used: GlaStar

This article begins a new series that takes off from our previous articles on...

Ed Zaleski 1947–2019

Ed Zaleski was in so many KITPLANES® photos that he should have been on the payroll.

Garmin G5

Missing ELT Batteries

Many aircraft owners don’t realize that some ELT control panels and audio alerters have...

Edging to the Rescue

Sometimes the aircraft kits we build can use a little extra help when it...

Starter Trouble

Maxing Out the Fun Factor

For those who have experienced it, the fun of going on a flying trip...

Affordable! Fast! Too Hot!

Marketing departments willfully ignore the difference between objective and subjective statements, especially the marketing...

The Dream Is Alive

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New PJ2 Portable VHF Comm From Sporty’s

No matter how well you equip the panel of your kit, there’s good reason to invest in a portable comm transceiver.
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AeroVonics AV-20 and AV-30 Review

A New Mexico start-up called AeroVonics rolled out the most innovative panel-mount electronic displays...
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Headset Trial: David Clark Pro-X2

In this Avionics Bootcamp video series, we put the David Clark Pro-X2 on the evaluation bench and took them flying for this field report.

It’s Da Bom!

Levil Aviation’s BOM puts pitot-static, AHRS, GPS, ADS-B In, and its own power source right under your wing.

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Risky Business

Checklists-giving the madness method. By Sid Mayeux.

Down to Earth

Ice season again…are you ready? By Amy Laboda.

Build Your Skills: Fabric

Who knew there was so much to consider when selecting a fabric for your aircraft project? Cotton or polyester? Light weight or heavy? STCs, TSOs, PMAs, FAA requirements. Poly-Fiber or Ceconite systems? Ron Alexander unravels the alphabet soup and explains how and why each fabric may be the way to go for a specific project.

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The tale of the scale reveals the truth.

Best Practices- Nuts and Bolts

Nuts and bolts.