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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.

Nobody Likes a Drip

Ultraviolet light helps locate oil leaks from sources that are tough to find.

Solder Sleeves

Should they be in your tool kit?

Slow Leak From a Quick Drain

Solving the mystery of dirty oil leaking from an engine full of clean oil.

Being Cool

Despite Newton’s claims, those of us who have been upside down, under the panel, with sweat dripping uphill, know that there are sopping exceptions...

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.

In Case You Missed it

CubCrafters EX-3/FX-3

Another better Cub!

Remember When: The BD-5 Micro

The BD-5's reputation precedes it: long in development, company bankruptcy, investor losses, challenging to fly, early accidents. With an introduction like that, who would think this micro plane would be such a positively straightforward blast to fly?

The Creative Homebuilder

Make your own pull tester.

Organizing Rivets

We all have the same problem: Organization eludes us. It can be a nightmare...