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David Boeshaar

David Boeshaar
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David Boeshaar is a systems analyst for corporate Disney. A former mechanic, teacher, and computer help desk guru at a major university, he is now building a Van's RV-9A for fun with his brother-in-law. As the new guy in aviation, Dave has learned lots, both good and expensive, and hopes to pass along a little help to the builders coming up behind him.

The New Guy

Documenting your build. By David Boeshaar.

Tips From the New Guy

Picking your panel. By David Boeshaar.

Dealing With Builder’s Fear

Tips From the New Guy

Tips From the New Guy

Helpers. By David Boeshaar.

The New Guy

Ten tips for buying airplane stuff online. By David Boeshaar.

The New Guy

Ten universal tips for Experimental aviation. By David Boeshaar.

Going Off-Plans

Going off-plans adds significant time to your project. Even small changes will add to your build time.

The New Guy

Getting the spark back. By David Boeshaar.

Joining Two Small Wires

By David Boeshaar.

The New Guy

Shop safety tips. By David Boeshaar.

In Case You Missed it

While Im in here…

It all begins so innocently. We have the best intentions to make a small...

Home Shop Machinist

Reamer madness.

Ask the DAR

Can a builder modify a Vans RV-12 kit under the 51% rule? How about changing the gross weight of a RANS S-7? Plus, the FAA releases revised homebuilding rules.

Garmin GPSMap 696

Garmin has introduced at tablet-style portable that combines the best features of a panel-mounted multifunction display and a portable GPS. The screen real estate in itself is noteworthy, but the additional features are impressive; by Marc Cook.