Kitplanes MagazineMay 2017, by Phil Dixon

Kitplanes Magazine
May 2017

by Phil Dixon, Lori N. Edwards,
Sherwood Harris & Kent S. Jackson

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2017
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May
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84
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • Flight Review
    • 6 Waiex-B: The B stands for bigger. By Paul Dye.
  • Builder Spotlight
    • 14 Building an Airdrome Aeroplanes Fokker D.VII : Part 3—the lows and highs of phase one. By Sam Buchanan.
    • 20 Supercharging: Instead of a turbo, Bill Beaton chose a centrifugal supercharger for racing and cruising. By Tom Wilson.
    • 26 Making Tapered Ribs: Restoring the damaged wings of the only Dalotel DM165. By Ray Ordorica.
    • 32 Roll Your Ow n Control Locks: An inexpensive alternative to wrapping a seat belt around the stick. By Axel Alvarez.
    • 36 The Effects of Ignition Advance on CylinderHead Temperature, Speed, and Efficiency: If a little is good, too much should be just right. Not! By Nigel Speedy.
    • 42 Rapid Prototy ping and Experimental Design: Coupon testing, part 2. By Eric Stewart.
    • 64 Completions: Builders share their successes.
    • 66 Ask the DAR : Moving a certified aircraft to another category, operating an Experimental internationally. By Mel Asberry.
  • Shop Talk
    • 40 Plane and Simple: Keep it in the groove. By Jon Croke.
    • 51 Home Shop Machinist: Chasing the elusive thread. By Bob Hadley.
    • 57 The Creative Homebuilder: Make your own upright Cleco pliers. By KITPLANES® staff.
    • 58 Best Practices: Aircraft plumbing—rigid lines. By Dave Prizio.
    • 75 Unairworthy: Weak starting. By Vic Syracuse.
    • 76 Aero’Lectrics: This IC walked into a (light) bar…By Jim Weir.
  • Shop Tip
    • 35 Drilling Out Rivets: By Paul Dye.
    • 62 Thin-Wall Close-Quarters Sockets: By Larry Larson.
  • Designer’s Notebook
    • 72 Wind Tunnel: Flying Flea, part 3. By Barnaby Wainfan.
  • Exploring
    • 2 Editor’s Log: Yes, you can...maybe! By Paul Dye.
    • 46 Checkpoints: Group fly-outs. By Vic Syracuse.
    • 54 High-Desert Tales: Crashed helmet. By Elliot Seguin.
    • 78 Rear Cockpit: Oil—how it’s cooled. 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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