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Kerry Fores

Kerry Fores
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Kerry Fores was born and raised in Oshkosh, WI and was interested in homebuilding by age 12. Between 1998 and 2003 he scratchbuilt and polished a Sonex, which he named Metal Illness. Kerry logged nearly 500 hours in Metal Illness and was awarded Plans Built Champion at AirVenture 2006. Kerry is retired from a 21-year career at Sonex Aircraft, most of it dedicated to supporting builders. Kerry is on the web at thelifeofdanger.com.

Emotions, Expectations, and Execution.

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"Strange business this is; what works well for one does not work well for someone else!" I'm not sure the builder who wrote that...

Narrowed Focus

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A seemingly complicated part layout can be simplified by narrowing your focus from the part as a whole, to a single hole in...

Misplaced Confidence

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Advice from a kit manufacturers technical support manager.

On a Wing and a Whim

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Flying a scratch-built Sonex is good for the soul.

In Case You Missed it

APP in the Real World

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Using the Additional Pilot Program for the first flight of an RV-10.

Maintenance Matters

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Non-structural fiberglass repairs.

Plane and Simple

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Filling without spilling.

Viewfinder

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By getting an up-close look at the Sandberg reporting station in Southern California, Editor-at-Large Marc Cook finds out why the weather there is almost always worse than it is anywhere else in the L.A. basin.