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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.

Ten Tool Tips

I love tools. I really love tools. I give tools as wedding presents. The first gift I ever bought my wife was a set...

The New Guy

Ten riveting tips. By David Boeshaar.

Easier Panel Wiring

By David Boeshaar.

The New Guy

Getting advice from the Internet. By David Boeshaar.

Tips for Setting Up Shop

Why would a new guy offer advice about how to set up a shop? First of all, I just set up a new shop....

The New Guy

Wiring your Experimental aircraft. By David Boeshaar.

The New Guy

Starting Your First Project. By David Boeshaar.

In Case You Missed it

Unusual Attitude

As Dick Starks rouses the Dawn Patrol, he recalls his aeronautically inspired familiarity with grain crops, and a nimble performance of the Nieuport Stomp.

Good Vibes…

Dynamic prop balancing demystified.

Build It Better: Building a Team

Sometimes working alone in your hangar is exactly what you want. But other times a helping hand is called for, and then it helps to know you’re part of a worldwide homebuilding community.

Wind Tunnel

Pitch is not the only axis involved in making an airplane fly well. Yaw and roll are also important, and this month Barnaby Wainfan turns his attention to lateral/directional stability and its effect on flying qualities.