Homebuilts at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016
The Homebuilts area is the place to go for the makers and doers at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Homebuilders from all over bring their aircraft to share the results of their hard work and dedication.
EAA 2018 Sweepstakes Airplane Time-Lapse
Wonder what it was like to restore the EAA 2018 Sweepstakes Piper J3 Cub? Here's a quick look! Enter to win this airplane at www.EAA.org/sweepstakes.
A Belite Built for Two
James Wiebe, EAA 859932, introduces Belite’s first two-seat airplane, the Chipper. It promises affordable STOL and cross-country flying from a kit that’s fast and easy to build. Read more about the Chipper in the January 2018 issue of Sport Aviation.
Webinar- Technical Counselor Airworthiness Prep
Join Vic Syracuse and Dave Prizio, both designated airworthiness representatives (DARs), for a presentation and discussion regarding prepping first-time builders for their initial airworthiness inspection. They will review common DAR issues found.
Midwing Special - It Used to Be a What?
Believe it or not, this airplane used to be a Super Cub. Ben Anderson, EAA 1032615, bought the one-of-a-kind Midwing Special from air show pilot Ned Surratt about three years ago, and spent a couple of years restoring it before bringing it to #OSH17.
Webinar- Developing a Pilot's Operating Handbook for E-AB Aircraft
A Pilot’s Operating Handbook (POH), provides a useful tool for recording and referencing specifications, performance parameters, and general information that is useful for safe flight, proper operation, and compliance with FAR 91.103.
NASA Flight Director Paul Dye
Paul Dye was NASA's lead flight director for 24 shuttle missions from 1993 to 2013 at the Johnson Space Center. Paul's homebuilding roots, including the completed construction of an RV-8, launched him into being editor in chief of Kitplanes magazine.