Happy New Year.
Fingers crossed that 2022 brings us closer to a more normal living, if we can remember what normal is!
Several Major events coming up in 2022, Van’s aircraft 50 years, RVSqdn 30 years.
New start RV14, RV12is & RV8 with more to follow soon! Cleared to fly RV7’s G-JIMC & G-CINX. Well done to both of your and enjoy.
UK bucks the trend and now has more RV7’s flying then RV6’s. Worldwide has a long was to get to get to this milestone.
Busy month on RV14 new starts, 3 reported. Also RV8 G-EIGT cleared for flight, hope the test flying is going well.
Vans Hobbs sitting at 10999, wonder who will get the 11000 flying number?
Spain also has a website for their RV’s http://avansrv.es/. Google translate does a good job for those of use not speaking Spanish.
Vans online shop has also been revamped and is much better. For those with build numbers you can register and download electronic copies of the plans for your aircraft.
Busy month, RV7’s CMAP & G-PEEE cleared for flight. New starts on a RV10, 8 & 14A
There’s also an RV fly-in at Netherthorpe 16/17th October.
G-ELWK Jim Devlin’s RV12 ready to fly this weekend 25/9.
G-CLMA RV12 was cleared for flight and new start RV12iS .
LAA Rally had good weather and a good turn out with 739 aircraft in total, 113 of which RV’s. Weather in the north and far south prevented many from getting there. Breakdown of numbers thanks to Nigel of the North Weald Marshalling team RV3=2 RV4=7 RV6/A=30 RV7/A=26 RV8/A=23 RV9/A=14 RV10=3 RV12=7 RV14A=1
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.
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RV Hobbs December 2021
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