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Dave Forster

Dave Forster
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Dave Forster has built 3 airplanes, 1 helicopter and 1.5 cars. He lives on an airpark in Texas with his wife and Australian Kelpie, where he is trying to figure out what to build next and what he wants to be when he grows up.

Crimping Style

Repairing the cable on a Bose headset.

Let There Be Light

Upgrading to LED lighting with “The Works” kit from Flyleds.

Still Searching for Speed

Looking for the perfect next project, part 2.

In Search of Speed

Looking for the perfect next project, part 1.

3D Printing to the Rescue!

Saving a $1,000 headset by making a new earcup bracket.

Rutan Aircraft Flying Experience

Keeping Burt Rutan's classic canards alive.

Print Your Own Parts

Using a 3D printer to make an avionics fan shroud.

Ten Years With A Time Machine

Life with a finished F1 Rocket.

Hello, Tech Support

Im trying to build this airplane, but I have literally never even tightened a bolt in my life.

Straight and Narrow

Wheel alignment 101.

In Case You Missed it

Down to Earth

Ice season again…are you ready? By Amy Laboda.

Tribute to a Homebuilt Legend

Understanding Paul H. Poberezny means understanding the history of homebuilt aircraft in the USA. By Amy Laboda.

All About Avionics, Part 9

One of the final steps in getting your avionics suite to work is installation of some sort of antenna to capture various radio frequencies. Failing to choose the right antenna and install it properly can compromise the whole installation. Rather than focusing on the intricacies of antenna design, the author discusses the merits of internal versus external for particular equipment plus where to place them; by Stein Bruch

Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.