Experimentals

Rare Bird »

A biplane designed in the 1920s inspires thoughts of aviation's Golden Age, and for one pilot, it's a perfect complement to his Aeronca Champ. More

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Podcast: Batteries the... »

Producing electrical power from the sun has come a long way, and solar cells are getting remarkably efficient. But where to put all that power remains the... More

Video: Kitplanes Flies the... »

"Kitplanes" magazine recently flew the SubSonex, the world's only currently available single-seat personal jet. In this video, "Kitplanes" editor Paul Dye... More

Build It Better »

There are always unknowns in any human endeavor, but in aviation, we must think about the ways we can minimize them. More

Video: Pipistrel Alpha... »

Pipistrel's all-electric trainer, long known as the "WattsUP," has acquired a commercial designation, the Alpha Electro. And according to chief engineer... More

Video: AVweb Flies the... »

Autogyros are big in Europe -- but in the U.S., not so much. The reason for that is primarily regulatory. The U.S. light sport rule doesn't include... More

Sikorsky S-38 Project »

It's probably safe to just come right out and say it: Walter Treadwell is not your typical homebuilder. In fact, he's something of a legend around his local... More