Kitplanes Magazine January 2016, by Phil Dixon

Kitplanes Magazine
January 2016

by Phil Dixon & Sherwood Harris

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2016
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January
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84
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Paperback
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • Flight Review
    • 6 Stretching The Envelope: Flying the SuperSTOL Stretch XL with a 180-hp ULPower engine. By Dan Horton.
  • Builder Spotlight
    • 14 The New Old Aero Engine! ULPower takes a different approach to air-cooled, horizontally-opposed, direct-drive engines. By Steve Ells.
    • 20 On a Wing and a Whim: Flying a scratch-built Sonex is good for the soul. By Kerry Fores
    • 28 Light Aircraft Fuel System Design: Part 2—Every component is there for a good reason! By Ken Krueger.
    • 34 Error Chain: Gear collapse—not all mishaps happen in the air. By Russ Erb.
    • 38 Engine Theory: Exhaust—expelling the remains. By Tom Wilson.
    • 68 Ask the DAR: Combining parts from multiple kits, N-numbers,using an amphibian for land-only training. By Mel Asberry.
    • 74 Completions: Builders share their successes.
  • Shop Talk
    • 46 Aircraft Wiring: Instrument panel switch layout for Experimental aircraft.
    • 54 The New Guy: Ten universal tips for Experimental aviation. By David Boeshaar.
    • 56 Maintenance Matters: Maintenance for an extended journey. By Dave Prizio.
    • 78 Aero ’Lectrics: Winging it with LEDs. By Jim Weir.
    • Shop Tip
      • 64 Temporary Downdraft Paint Booth: By Larry Larson.
          • Designer's Notebook
            • 50 Stressing Structure: Buckling of panels. By David Paule.
            • 75 Wind Tunnel: Horns and spades. By Barnaby Wainfan.
              • Exploring
                • 22 Editor’s Log: Shaving time with Occam’s razor. By Paul Dye.
                • 60 The Dawn Patrol: The dropped tool disastrophe. By Dick Starks.
                • 65 Checkpoints: Oshkosh 2015 musings. By Vic Syracuse.
                • Kit Bits
                  • 4 Letters
                  • 69 List of Advertisers
                  • 70 Builders’ Marketplace
                  • 80 Kit Stuff: Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

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