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Interference Drag Adds Up

Barnaby Wainfan explains the role of properly designed wing-fuselage junctions in reducing interference drag.

Traveling Machine

If you made clever design decisions when building your plane, did you make sure it can still be maintained away from home without special tools?

Down to Earth

You like to think that once you're finished building, those deliriously long cross-country flights you've been craving are near at hand. Enter the DAR, who may or may not agree with that premise. Columnist Amy Laboda and her husband were just such eager beavers, but they soon learned (somewhat reluctantly) that there's value in listening to the voice of experience.

New to Homebuilding?

With so many options available, how can you choose a kit aircraft to build? From financing to storage to operating costs (and don’t forget insurance), a few factors can point you to a project that will fit your needs. By Scott “Sky” Smith.