New starts this month, RV14A & RV7. Cleaered to fly, G-IFDA RV6A & G-SPRC RV8.
Lots of info and photos of the RV15 prototype at Oshkosh available on various feeds and website. Looks like another success in the making for Vans.
Oshkosh record attendance and near perfect weather for the week. Great show if you haven’t been before well worth the visit.
Don’t forget Glenforsa RV fly-in 27/28th August.
RV12is G-NCLA cleared to fly. New starts 2 x RV10, 2x RV8 & RV7, a busy month. Kit deliveries are also starting to catch up with the new batch processing procedures bringing delivery times back to closer to 2-3 months on average.
RV-15 TEST PROTOTYPE AIRCRAFT REVEAL
The cat’s out of the bag – and here’s what our team has been working on lately. Introducing the RV-15 Engineering Test Prototype aircraft. This airplane was built to evaluate and test the design, and what we’ve been learning from this engineering tool test airplane will result in refinements and changes that will appear in the final kit aircraft design. You’ll have a chance to learn more about the prototype airplane during our forums on Tuesday morning at AirVenture in Oshkosh, coming up in just a couple weeks!
RV12 G-CLSF has first flight.
Two RV8’s and a 4 cleared to fly this month.
2 RV8’s cleared to flight, G-PAPJ & G-YSIR. YSIR from the same builder as LEMI so expect something special.
Details for French Vans Club fly-in posted in event. 17-19 June Biscarrosse. Or at https://vansclubdefrance.fr/fly-in-biscarrosse-2021/
One more new start this month, a 12is, enjoy the build.
The LAA “not a rally” will be held at Popham as the usual venue is unable to host this year. There may be an alternative fly-in being planned for those that are interested and a bit further north.
Only 1 new start, a 7, this month, waiting for the start of the real flying season.
There’s the Private Flyer Show (London) – at Wycombe Air Park, 13th – 14th May 2022 coming up and slot bookings are now open.
A 10 and 2 7’s just been registered, one an import the other two new starts.
RV9A built by Nigel Heald G-CSAM has flown.
One new start this month, an RV14.
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 August 2022
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