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    This. In my eyes, every year you apply for a new...

    This. In my eyes, every year you apply for a new medical, is another chance for the FAA to deny it. The first time you encounter a tough medical, switch to BasicMed, then if you no longer qualify...
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    I would love to find plans for the DA-11, but my...

    I would love to find plans for the DA-11, but my research suggests plans were never sold. What similar all-metal, high speed (90+ kt), low operating cost single seaters would be comparable to the...
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    The new B design does support the Rotax. The B...

    The new B design does support the Rotax. The B model cannot be scratch built, but I have heard good things about Sonex kits. The "issues" I have heard about Sonex were with the Aerovee Engines, and...
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    What can be done on a LODA?

    I have been reading a lot about EAB airplanes recently, with the long term intention of building my own. One of the subjects that I find confusing is the LODA (Letter of Deviation Authority).

    It...
  5. How long did it take you to define your "mission"?

    I am in the process of finishing my PPL, with around 80 hours. After I finish my PPL, I plan to go for my instrument and commercial.

    I'm 31, and only recently have I come to realize that 12 year...
  6. Where to find information about the Zenith 601HD?

    The Zenith Builder Forums are closed to anyone who is not building or currently owns a Zenith, and zenithowner.com does not appear to have much activity, so I am looking for alternatives.

    I am...
  7. The CX-5 is specifically designed around an 85HP...

    The CX-5 is specifically designed around an 85HP Revmaster, that is why I specifically mentioned that one. But I would consider any VW if it had advantages over the Revmaster. (I do not plan on...
  8. VW Aircraft engines - Tell me about your experiences

    I think I have found the airplane I want to build, but what is keeping me from pulling the trigger is the engine.

    After a bit of reading, no plane has caught my attention like the Thatcher CX-5. ...
  9. Understanding the safety of an aircraft via data rather than opinions

    I have been thinking about this since I saw this Youtube video comparing LSA accident rates many month back.

    https://youtu.be/iv_rRus-X9k

    But yesterday, I received the latest Kitplanes...
  10. If you are an EAA Member, check out EAA Virtual...

    If you are an EAA Member, check out EAA Virtual Flight Academy for FSX.

    https://www.eaa.org/en/eaa/learn-to-fly/eaa-virtual-flight-academy-resource-center
  11. Odd Question: What can be N-numbered?

    I was having a conversation with someone about experimental vs ultralight rules (we were talking about Mini Max Ultralights), and he mentioned something I did not consider: what if an amateur-built...
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    I would wait, but there is some risk. The only...

    I would wait, but there is some risk.

    The only thing that I could predict to cause the price of ADS-B to go up would be Garmin successfully getting an injunction against uAvionics. The odds of...
  13. Thanks for all of the help, after some time to...

    Thanks for all of the help, after some time to think about it, my complex dreams will have to wait a few years. Its back to looking for a good Grumman AA1/A/B/C.
  14. Is this a terrible mistake? Buying a dream plane as a first plane.

    I may have a chance to buy a dream plane as my first plane, but I am worried that I'm not viewing this objectively.

    I have always loved Mooneys, but specifically, I am fond of the early wood wing...
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    Thanks! My intention is to start my instrument...

    Thanks! My intention is to start my instrument training soon after I get my PPL. I have been reading about risks in flying and some accident reports with low time pilots, and because of that, I...
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    I'm working toward my PPL. From a "checkbox"...

    I'm working toward my PPL. From a "checkbox" perspective I still need an hour of simulated instrument, 6 hours solo (1 XC) and 3 hours of night. Then it is just prep for my checkride.
  17. This one has a 618, and it is at 310 hours. I...

    This one has a 618, and it is at 310 hours. I have read about them running on condition much longer, but I want to plan for a 0 time overhaul unless I see a very convincing argument that it is in...
  18. Long term, I want to build something fast and...

    Long term, I want to build something fast and efficient. Short term, I want to build hours.

    It's a fiberglass and fabric ELSA Ultralight trainer, this one is a Skyboy, but I have noticed some...
  19. Buying an experimental that has not flown for years.

    I'm considering buying an E-LSA that has not flown in years and has been stored in an open hangar.

    I would like some advice to help me decide on this purchase.

    How difficult is it to...
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    I'm learning to fly at 31 while working a...

    I'm learning to fly at 31 while working a full-time job, my CFI suggested I was ready to solo on a windy day at 14 hours, but then the weather went bad, and my CFI took an airline job resulting in me...
  21. 2 Seat, Kit built 150 mph @ 5 gph?

    I have been reading about Europe's Ultralights and I am impressed with how fast and efficient they are.

    There are multiple options that will carry 2 people/600lbs over 150mph on less than 5gph,...
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    Too Old? No, but you may be missing a bit of...

    Too Old? No, but you may be missing a bit of perspective.



    I don't keep 100% up to date on paper, I use apps, for the same reason I use a cell phone instead of a landline. I like money. ...
  23. STC'd experimental avionics - Continued Work?

    With the STCs for Dynon EFIS and Truetrak AP, there was a lot of talk about this opening the door to other experimental avionics in certificated aircraft.

    Have any other experimental avionics...
  24. [Wanted] Time builder in Southeast US

    Student/low time pilot on a budget looking for a basic time builder.

    I am open to experimental and certified, taildraggers and trigear.

    My ideal:

    Requirements:
    Low cost of ownership
    Low...
  25. I attended the 1025 pancake breakfast last month...

    I attended the 1025 pancake breakfast last month and I enjoyed getting to know that group. It's a little too far to plan regular attendance, but I am hoping that I can make a few more trips out...
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