Harmon Rocket Desert Flight

Okay, so it's not technically an RV anymore, but this GIB (Guy In Back) POV video of a desert flight in a Harmon Rocket gives a pretty good impression of what I hope the back-seat view from the RV-8 will look like when she's finally done. Watch in full screen…

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The Synergy Project

Is this a vision of the future? Unveiled Friday, April 30, at the CAFE Electric Aircraft Symposium, the double-box tailed Synergy aircraft is being hailed as "a potential breakthrough in aircraft design." John McGinnis (EAA 797858) of Kalispell, Montana, has been quietly hashing out the aerodynamic theory behind…

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RV-8 over San Francisco

Just in case you'd forgotten why you were spending all that time in the shop bucking rivets and bending sheet metal, I submit this emotional little video as a reminder. This wonderful ultra-HD video was shot by Nigel Ellis at 4,500' over San Francisco Bay and the Marin Headlands,…

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First Flight in your Homebuilt

"A well thought-out test plan is a necessity for any first flight." That is the admonition of former Space Shuttle Commander Robert "Hoot" Gibson in this informative 24-minute video from the Experimental Aircraft Association. The probability of an accident occurring in a homebuilt aircraft is higher…

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