Kitplanes MagazineAug 2019, by Phil Dixon

Kitplanes Magazine
Aug 2019

by Phil Dixon & Sherwood Harris

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Copyright Date:
2019
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August
Pages:
84
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • RANS S-21 Outbound
    • Flight Review
      • 6 RANS S-21 OUTBOUND: Great looks, easy to build, and a wide choice of engines. Is this the RANS you’ve been waiting for? By Dave Prizio.
      • Builder Spotlight
        • 14 GARMIN’S NEW BUDGET NAVIGATORS: Just when we thought the stand-alone GPS navigator was dead, Garmin introduces two new ones aimed at lower budgets. By Larry Anglisano.
        • 18 SAIL BY WIRE: Paulo Iscold’s Nixus sailplane debuts a fly-by-wire control system. By Eric Stewart.
        • 26 FLYING TO ALL 50: With Hawaii and Alaska out of the way, I decided to visit the other 48 states. By David Lind.
        • 34 GOOD VIBES: Dynamic prop balancing demystified. By Paul Dye.
        • 40 THE MOST RELIABLE ENGINE: What is the most common cause of engine failure? It could be you! By Kerry Fores.
        • 48 LET THERE BE LIGHT: Build your own mobile shop light tower. By John Stoll.
        • Shop Talk
          • 64 HOME SHOP MACHINIST: The jack hack. By Bob Hadley.
          • 75 AERO ’LECTRICS: Franklin vs. Edison, Thomson, Millikan, et al. By Jim Weir.
          • 79 UNAIRWORTHY: Missing labels. By Vic Syracuse.
          • Shop Tip
            • 59 SCRAPE WITHOUT SCRATCHING: By Paul Dye.
            • Designer’s Notebook
              • 72 WIND TUNNEL: Design process—CG limits and tail size, part 2. By Barnaby Wainfan.
              • Exploring
                • 2 EDITOR’S LOG: There’s always a way. By Paul Dye.
                • 58 BUILDING TIME: Weigh and balance each addition. By Kerry Fores.
                • 60 CHECKPOINTS: Do’s and don’ts of aircraft building. By Vic Syracuse.
                • 78 REAR COCKPIT: Twice the angst and what a cost! 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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