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Kit Airplane Construction by Ronald J. Wanttaja
This guide for kitplane builders features new and classic kitplane designs. This bestseller shows you how to choose, build, and fly a homebuilt plane. Kitplanes magazine calls this book "required reading for anyone thinking about building an airplane."
More than a how-to book, Kit Airplane Construction by Ronald J. Wattaja is also a why-to book. In this unbiased look at every aspect of the kitplane process, award-winning aviation writer Ron Wanttaja covers everything from cost comparisons with certified used aircraft to drilling all those holes for the rivets.
Expert, easy-to-understand instructions help you construct your chosen kitplane type: tubing and fabric, wood, traditional sheet metal, or leading-edge composites. Case studies confer the benefit of others' experiences in purchasing and building a variety of kitplanes.
You'll find state-of-the-art kitplane designs, high-quality illustrations, current prices, costs associated with shipping kits, expanded information on financing options, highlights of the auto-engine debate, and quality control features to add confidence to workmanship. Kit Airplane Construction is printed in the USA and is the perfect book for any experimental aviator ready to take to the skies!