Kitplanes Magazine Issue May 2014, by Phil Dixon

Kitplanes Magazine Issue
May 2014

by Phil Dixon & Sherwood Harris

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Copyright Date:
2014
Edition:
May
Pages:
84
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • Reader Review
    • 6 Vortex M912 Gyroplane: Low, slow...and fun! By Karl Storjohann
  • Builder Spotlight
    • 14 Building the Bearhawk LSA: The start of a long, enjoyable tale. By Ken Scott.
    • 18 Get a Grip! Choices in the stick grip market. By Tom Wilson.
    • 26 Heat Shields: Protecting your cowling from excess heat. By Eric Stewart.
    • 31 How the Pros Do It: Jim Kimball Enterprises-building the better biplane. By Dan Horton.
    • 36 Error Chain: Bubble, Bubble, Boil…and Trouble! Vapor lock stops a Lycoming during Phase 1 testing. By Bill Repucci.
    • 42 Error Chain: First flight surpise! Canopy-closed and latched? By Mike Newall.
    • 44 All about Avionics: Panel upgrades-planning the project. By Stein Bruch.
    • 73 Ask the DAR: Operating limitations, selling a homebuilt, aircraft that can’t be registered. By Mel Asberry.
  • Shop Talk
    • 48 Maintenance Matters: Look beyound the starter motor to solve starting problems. By Dave Prizio.
    • 55 Home Shop Machinist: DIY safety wire drilling. By Bob Hadley.
    • 58 Practical Electrical: Battery facts and fables for the aircraft builder—Part 2. By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.
    • 77 Aero ’lectrics:The ultimate ground plane. By Jim Weir.
    • Shop Tips
      • 64 Easy Wire Identification: By Gil Alexander.
      • Designer’s Notebook
        • 74 Wind Tunnel: Aeroelasticity II-aileron flutter. By Barnaby Wainfan.
        • Exploring
          • 2 Editor’s Log: Eye’s on. By Paul Dye.
          • Kit Bits
            • 4 Letters
            • 67 List of Advertisers
            • 68 Builders’ Marketplace
            • 80 Kit Stuff: Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

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