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Growing up, Jerry Lynch said he never dreamed he would become a mechanic, much less a pilot, but after his first flight lesson, he was hooked on the feeling of freedom flying gave him.

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Highflying fun

Retired aircraft mechanic builds a light sport plane

Jerry Lynch declares he has the bug. An all encompassing high flying sickness for aviation. Flying he says fondly, “is like a disease.” A disease so impermeable that two years ago when Lynch decided to sell off his fleet of planes and take up another hobby, the bug bit back and Lynch willingly bought a kit for an RV-12 light sport aircraft.


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