Kitplanes MagazineAugust 2018, by Phil Dixon

Kitplanes Magazine
August 2018

by Phil Dixon & Sherwood Harris

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Copyright Date:
2018
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August
Pages:
84
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • Flight Review
    • 6 Ahead of its Time and Keeping Pace: The BD-4 flies into its sixth decade. By Scott M. Spangler.
  • Builder Spotlight
    • 18 Paul’s House: A very special part of EAA history…and an unforgettable tour. By David Gustafson.
    • 22 Getting Started on the GlaS tar Project: Starting on the wings and ordering more parts. By Dave Prizio.
    • 28 Homebuilt Accidents—When the Prop Stops:Too many accidents start with a stoppage. By Ron Wanttaja.
    • 34 Oshkosh’s Homebuilt Parking Crew: Bringing you safely to final stop…and off again. By Louise Hose.
    • 40 Going Retractable: The ups and downs of retractable gear. By LeRoy Cook.
    • 44 Rapid Prototyping and Experimental Design:Learning from the pros. By Eric Stewart.
    • 66 Ask the DAR: SLSA max empty weight, sailplane condition inspections, licensing a RANS S-7LS as an ELSA. By Mel Asberry.
    • Shop Talk
      • 49 Unairworthy: Unlabeled lights. By Vic Syracuse.
      • 50 Best Practices: Fabric covering. By Dave Prizio.
      • 62 Plane and Simple: Riveting soft materials.
      • 64 Home Shop Machinist: Interference. By Bob Hadley.
      • 72 The Creative Homebuilder: Hardened steel mandrels for close-quarters dimple dies. By KITPLANES® Staff.
      • 73 Aero ’Lectrics: Weir’s wires. By Jim Weir.
      • Designer’s Notebook
        • 76 Wind Tunnel: Initial weights. By Barnaby Wainfan.
      • Exploring
        • 2 Editor’s Log: Blurring the line…By Paul Dye.
        • 58 Checkpoints: A new rating and a new windshield. By Vic Syracuse.
        • 60 Checkpoints: Improving the safety record. By Vic Syracuse.
        • 78 Rear Cockpit: An inside look. 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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