Kitplanes MagazineNovember 2017, by Robert Alkov PhD

Kitplanes Magazine
November 2017

by Robert Alkov PhD, Phil Dixon,
Garrett W. Gleim, Irvin Gleim &
Sherwood Harris

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2017
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November
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84
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • Flight Review
    • 6 Updated! Van’s adds the Rotax 912 iS Sport to the RV-12. By Paul Dye.
  • Builder Spotlight
    • 16 Misplaced Confidence: Advice from a kit manufacturer’s technical support manager. By Kerry Fores.
    • 22 A Quarter Century of Excellence: Zenith Aircraft celebrates its 25th anniversary. By LeRoy Cook.
    • 30 Effect of Propeller RP M on Speed, Efficiency, Noise, and Vibration: Getting better performance from a constant-speed prop. By Nigel Speedy.
    • 36 Changing a Perfectly Good Airplane: Designing and building a modified RANS S-9, part 2. By Michael Ryer and John Wells.
    • 44 Using Drywall Spackling Paste as a Filler Material: A comparison of 10 products. By Vince Homer.
    • 50 Rapid Prototyping and Experimental Design: How to fabricate sandwich panels, part 2. By Eric Stewart.
  • Shop Talk
    • 43 Unairworthy: Control rod interference. By Vic Syracuse.
    • 48 Plane and Simple: Protecting wires with cable sleeving. By Jon Croke.
    • 56 Maintenance Matters: Hartzell propeller overhaul. By Dave Prizio.
    • 64 Home Shop Machinist: Nibblers. By Bob Hadley.
    • 75 Aero’Lectrics: A brighter approach to lamp dimmers. By Jim Weir.
  • Shop Tip
    • 74 Lightweight D-Su b Connectors: By Larry Larson.
    • 77 Marking to Make a Planar Cut on a CurvedShape: By David Paule.
  • Designer’s Notebook
    • 72 Wind Tunnel: Design process, part 1—it all starts with the mission. By Barnaby Wainfan.
  • Exploring
    • 2 Editor’s Log: A huge world. By Paul Dye.
    • 60 Checkpoints: First year maintenance. By Vic Syracuse.
    • 78 Rear Cockpit: Certified nuts. By Tom Wilson.
  • Kit Bits
    • 4 Letters
    • 67 List of Advertisers
    • 68 Builders’ Marketplace
    • 80 Kit Stuff: Drawing on experience. By cartoonist Robrucha.

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