*** PREVIOUS RESULTS ***
Last week, AVweb asked the burning question on so
many would-be aircraft owners' minds: Build or
We offered a range of answers, hoping to find out
where our readers stand on today's hot-shot homebuilts.
The answer? All over the map.
Our readers' opinions seemed pretty diverse, with the
largest segment (35% of respondents) telling us they'd
happily build their own plane. Another 7% of you
said you'd love to own an already-built experimental,
but maybe you don't have the time to put into building
it yourself. 23% of you endorsed the homebuilts
but told us it was a combination of time and/or money
holding you back from taking the plunge.
On the other side of the spectrum, 8% of our
respondents confessed to being "spam can" all the way
with no interest in building or flying homemade
aircraft. Another 11% admitted they were tempted,
but they just couldn't bring themselves to trust their
bodies in planes of their own construction.
16% were perfectly happy with their certificated
aircraft, believing the officially-constructed planes
reduced risk and in some cases even saved them money.
*** THIS WEEK'S QUESTION ***
This week, AVweb wants to know whether you prefer
round gauges or flat panels.
Enough with the finer details.
State your preference.
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