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Instrument panels have changed drastically over the years, most planes now have video readouts and GPS screens that track your flight as you move through the air with the greatest of ease.

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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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