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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

Legal Eagle XL

Sometimes slow and steady wins the race, especially when you want a leisurely wind-in-your-hair, no-fuss flight. The plansbuilt Legal Eagle XL answers that call.

Around the Patch

Editor-in-Chief Marc Cook reflects on the past years celebration of KITPLANES first quarter century, and finds that predictions for the next 25 years don't come easily.

Light Stuff

Sport Pilot rules make it possible to fly a powered parachute or flexwing trike at night, but make sure you have the right equipment.

Good Vibes…

Dynamic prop balancing demystified.