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Kerry Fores

Kerry Fores
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Kerry Fores grew up jumping the airport fence in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He wanted to build an airplane in 10th-grade woodshop but was asked to choose a smaller project. In 1998, unconstrained by teachers, Kerry scratch built a Sonex he polished and named Metal Illness. It was awarded Plans Built Champion at AirVenture 2006. Kerry is on the web at thelifeofdanger.com.

Emotions, Expectations, and Execution.

"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

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

Advice from a kit manufacturers technical support manager.

On a Wing and a Whim

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

In Case You Missed it

An Approach to Airplane Maintenance

If we put maintenance and repairs together, we can easily see a link between...

Legalities of Fly-Ins

Fly-in season is coming up, but lawsuit season is year-round. By Jerry Eichenberger.

Letters

 Perils of PIOI must take exception to the statement, "The BD-5 suffered from a...

Completions

Builders share their successes.