Vans Aircraft in the UK

May News

Another RV7 cleared for flight, G-RVMM, hopefully testing going to plan. New start RV14 registered, Enjoy the build, it’s worth it.

April News

G-RVMS cleared to fly, enjoy.

More positive news from Vans. 

March News

Positive news from Vans

February News

Another RV14 cleared to fly, G-OXIV,  also a new start RV10. Good luck to both.

LAA Rally to return to Leicester the usual last weekend of August.

January News

Vans announced that kit prices were having to increase for existing orders by about 30% for airframe parts. Later in the month the engine and prop revisions were published. Reports are that many are proceeding with their projects. Hopefully this will keep Vans in business going forward. 

Sticky Items below

VIDEO: RV builder Steve Hicks talks to FLYER

Flyer will be releasing FLYER Live content as standalone YouTube videos over the coming weeks and months, starting with Jonny talking to aircraft builder Steve Hicks about his Van’s Aircraft RV-14 project, his workshop and motivations. Watch it here.

11,000th Van’s Aircraft RV makes first flight

It’s nearly 50 years since Van’s Aircraft was founded and during the years since the company has become the most successful kit plane manufacturer by far – and the 11,000th RV has just made its first flight.

Social Media Links 

Vans Aircraft Company Facebook page

Vans Aircraft builders Facebook page

Vans Airforce Facebook page

Vans Aircraft RV Owners & Builders UK Facebook page

Past news articles found here


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As of May 2024, Vans numbers haven’t been updated since 2023.

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