Kitplanes Magazine Issue February 2015, by Phil Dixon

Kitplanes Magazine Issue
February 2015

by Phil Dixon & Sherwood Harris

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2015
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February
Pages:
84
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • 2015 Annual Engine Buyer’s Guide
    • 16 Traditional and Conversion Engines: Choices have never been better or more plentiful. By Tom Wilson and Patrick Panzera.
  • Builder Spotlight
    • 6 Backcountry Fox: Learning the secrets of mountain flying with Paul Leadabrand. By Paul Dye.
    • 30 Getting a Good Start: Sonex T-Flight program. By Paul Dye.
    • 39 Deciding What to Build: The more realistic you are, the better off you’ll be. By Brent Owens.
    • 30 Still More Mistral Magic: Flying a Glasair III with a Mistral rotary engine. By Paul Janssens
    • 42 GPS-Assisted Airspeed Calibration: Are your airspeed indications accurate? By James B. Dabney.
    • 44 Insurance And Training: Just because you built it, doesn’t mean you’re ready to fly it. By Scott “Sky” Smith.
    • 68 Completions: Builders share their successes.
    • 75 Ask the DAR: Pilot’s operating handbook, the most common builder error, and adding vortex generators. By Mel Asberry.
  • Shop Talk
    • 46 Maintenance Matters: Taking care of your metal prop.By Dave Prizio.
    • 58 The New Guy: Starting Your First Project. By David Boeshaar.
    • 60 Home Shop Machinist: Fun with fly cutters. By Bob Hadley.
    • Shop Tips
      • 64 Static Prop Balancer: By Bob Hartunian.
      • Designer's Notebook
        • 76 Wind Tunnel: Simple aerodynamic improvements with tape.By Barnaby Wainfan.
          • Exploring
            • 2 Editor’s Log: Power to the people. By Paul Dye.
            • 51 Risky Business: Preparing for flight test unknowns. By Sid Mayeux.
            • 54 Checkpoints: Advice for flying in Alaska. By Vic Syracuse.
            • 65 Legalities: Unique aspects of insurance for homebuilts. By Jerry Eichenberger.
            • 78 Aero’lectrics: A sound decision. By Jim Weir.
            • Kit Bits
              • 4 Letters
              • 69 List of Advertisers
              • 70 Builders’ Marketplace
              • 80 Kit Stuff: Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

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