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Preparation

Empennage
- Horizontal Stabilizer (49:40)
- Vertical Stabilizer (21:15)
- Rudder (32:15)
- Right Elevator (35:45)
- Left Elevator (30:50)

Wings
- Inventory & Setup (9:30)
- Left Wing Prep (54:30)
- Left Fuel Tank (45:20)
- Left Wing Skins (46:10)
- Right Wing Prep (34:15)
- Right Fuel Tank (47:50)
- Right Wing Skins (40:15)
- Ailerons (54:30)
- Flaps (40:30)
- Rods and ends (18:45)

Fuselage
- Fuselage Parts List
- Inventory and Setup (7:15)
- FireWall (14:30)
- F-704 Bulkhead (13:25)
- F-705 Bulkhead (14:20)
- Other Bulkheads and Longerons (17:30)
- Tailcone (29:30)
- Center Section (35:15)
- Forward Section (52:40)
- Forward Assembly (24:30)
- Skins/Baggage Area (46:30)
- Seats & Seat Floors (30:15)
- Flaps & Gear Mounts (18:15)
- Fuselage Plumbing (14:0)
- Tail Feathers (16:35)
- Front Deck/Firewall (58:50)

Finish Kit
- Electrical (57:30)
- Electrical Part 2 (24:0)
- Canopy (22:30)
- Landing Gear (18:35)
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Time-lapse! Van's Aircraft RV-12iS Tailkit Unboxing - VansAircraftBuilders.com
This is a fun little time-lapse video of the unboxing of our Van's RV-12iS Experimental Aircraft.
Van's Aircraft RV-12iS Rudder Final Assembly -Part 3 - VansAircraftBuilders.com
In this video, we're finishing the Rudder for our RV-12iS.
Hands Free GoPro Filming for RV Aircraft Projects - VansAircraftBuilders.com
Sometimes It's difficult to video your RV Aircraft Project when both hands are busy. This setup allows you to do video documentation while you work.
RV-12iS - Rudder Spar Assembly - Plus Video Documentation Tip - VansAircraftBuilders.com
In this video, we're assembling the Rudder Spar and doing a test fit. Also, we show how we video our work, plus the equipment used.
EAA Chapter 323 - Steve Riffe's RV-8 from Van's Aircraft - VansAircraftBuilders.com
EAA Chapter 323 went out to North Texas Regional Airport in Denison, TX and got to see Steve Riffe's RV-8 from Van's Aircraft. What a beautiful airplane!
EAA Chapter 323 - Frank Connery's RV-14A from Van's Aircraft - VansAircraftBuilders.com
EAA Chapter 323 went out to North Texas Regional Airport in Denison, TX to see Frank Connery's brand new RV-14A from Van's Aircraft. Frank has done a wonderful job building this unique aircraft. I know he will enjoy it immensely
RV-12iS Project Update - Vertical Stabilizer - Part 1 - VansAircraftBuilders.com
We started working on the vertical stabilizer and tried out "the wedge", using our new Milwaukee M12 cordless pop riveter. Very nice! The RV-12iS shown in the beginning of the video was built by high school students in McKinney, Texas.
GoPros & Grass Strips - Fun in a Cessna 172 - VansAircraftBuilders.com
We as Aircraft Builders, need to take time and get out and fly, just as reminder of how great it will be one day to fly an Airplane that we built ourselves. Today we flew into Cedar Mills Airport (3T0) in Gordonville, Texas . A beautiful and well-kept grass strip worth checking out. Just a short walk to the Pelican's Landing Waterfront Restaurant.
Pat Longs Hatz Classic Experimental Aircraft - From Fabric to Flight! Keep on Building! - VansAircraftBuilders.com
Inspiration! See Pats beautiful Hatz Classic Experimental Aircraft, built right in his garage. From Fabric to Flight!
Van's Aircraft RV-12iS - Milwaukee M12 Cordless Riveter Gun for Pop Rivets - VansAircraftBuilders.com
This video is about the New Wireless Milwaukee Pop Rivet Gun M12, along with a comparison to the a traditional pneumatic Pop Rivet tool. See the Milwaukee M12 Wireless Pop Riveter.

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