Kitplanes Magazine May 2016, by Phil Dixon

Kitplanes Magazine
May 2016

by Phil Dixon & Sherwood Harris

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2016
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May
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84
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • Flight Review
    • 6 Flying Legend’s Tucano Replica: If you can’t own an original, it’s the next best thing. By Luca “Luke” Perazzolli.
  • Builder Spotlight
    • 12 Built in Britain: The Light Aircraft Company’s Sherwood Ranger. By Geoff Jones.
    • 18 ECO-nomical Autopilot: And now for an autopilot that’s completely different. By Paul Dye.
    • 32 Stand-alone VHF Radios: Our market scan reveals plenty of models with advanced feature sets and space-saving designs. By Larry Anglisano.
    • 44 Error Chain: Expectations—You don’t know what you don’t know. By Dave Holmgren.
    • 50 Engine Theory: Oil system design—Exploring the components that keep your engine alive. By Tom Wilson.
    • 67 Completions: Builders share their successes.
    • 74 Ask the DAR: Converting a Taylorcraft to E/A-B, rebuilding and modifying a Rans S-9. By Mel Asberry.
  • Shop Talk
    • 24 Fixing a Sticking Valve: It may not be overly complicated, but it’s not for the faint at heart. By Mike Bullock.
    • 38 Firewall Layout: The chess game. By Paul Dye.
    • 56 Best Practices: Choosing the right sealant. By Dave Prizio.
    • 62 Home Shop Machinist: Counterbores. By Bob Hadley.
    • 78 Aero’Lectr ics: Call me a taxi (light). By Jim Weir.
    • Shop Tip
      • 55 Right-Angle Deburring Tool: By Larry Larson.
          • Designer's Notebook
            • 75 Wind Tunnel: A bit about blades. By Barnaby Wainfan.
              • Exploring
                • 2 Editor’s Log: On with the shows! By Paul Dye.
                • 60 The Dawn Patrol: The dropped tool disastrophe. By Dick Starks.
                • 64 Checkpoints: Back courses and billy goats. 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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