Experimenter

MAR 2015

Experimenter is a magazine created by EAA for people who build airplanes. We will report on amateur-built aircraft as well as ultralights and other light aircraft.

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EAA Experimenter 3 Features 02 Tower Frequency BY JACK J. PELTON 04 Homebuilder's Corner BY CHARLIE BECKER 06 News from HQ NEWS FROM EAA 08 Flightline INDUSTRY NEWS 28 Hints for Homebuilders Don't Do This! BY RICHARD KOEHLER Departments Columns CONTENTS Vol.4 No.3 I March 2015 18 Team Mini-Max Yesterday and today BY GRANT SMITH 24 What Our Members are Building Two Planes in Three Years BY CLYDE "BOB" RYCHEL EAA PUBLICATIONS Founder: Paul H. Poberezny Publisher: Jack J. Pelton, EAA Chairman of the Board Vice President of Communities and Member Programs: Rick Larsen Editor-in-Chief: J. Mac McClellan Homebuilding Community Manager: Charlie Becker Editor: Mary Jones/EditEtc. LLC Senior Graphic Designer: Chris Livieri News Editor: Ric Reynolds Copy Editor: Colleen Walsh Multimedia Journalist: Brady Lane Visual Properties Administrator: Jason Toney Contributing Writers: Charlie Becker, Budd Davisson, Dan Grunloh, Tim Kern, Richard Koehler, Bob Rychel, Grant Smith ADVERTISING Display Sue Anderson Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3086, Oshkosh, WI 54903-3086 Phone: 920-426-4800 Fax: 920-426-4828 E-mail: experimenter@eaa.org Website: www.EAA.org Need to change your address or have other membership questions? Call 800-564-6322 (800-JOIN EAA). EAA® and SPORT AVIATION®, the EAA Logo® and AERONAUTICA TM are registered trade- marks, trademarks, and service marks of the Experimental Aircraft Association, Inc. The use of these trademarks and service marks without the permission of the Experimental Aircraft As- sociation, Inc. is strictly prohibited. 10 Bill and Kyoung Clapp's Corvair- Tailwind A Chevrolet six-banger fi nds a new home BY BUDD DAVISSON On the cover: Bill and Kyoung Clapp's Corvair-powered Tailwind. (Photography by Tyson Rininger) 30 Under the Cowl When New Really Means New BY TIM KERN 36 Ultralight World Deadstick Landing Secrets BY DAN GRUNLOH

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