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RV-12iS Tailcone Construction Part 4 - VansAircraftBuilders.com
In this video, I'm finishing up the skins on the RV-12iS Tailcone.
RV-12iS Tailcone Construction Part 3 - VansAircraftBuilders.com
In this video, we're continuing work (part 3) on the Tailcone section of the RV-12iS.
RV-12iS Tailcone Construction Part 2 - VansAircraftBuilders.com
In this video, we're continuing work on the Tailcone section of the RV-12iS.
RV-12iS Tailcone Construction Part 1 - VansAircraftBuilders.com
In this video, we're starting work on the Tailcone section of the RV-12iS.
RV12iS! A Fun & Easy Airplane to Build - VansAircraftBuilders.com
Van's aircraft makes it easy to build an airplane. This video is only a sample of the ease of construction. Van's provides a method to hang side panels without having to hold them in place. Cool!
Broomsticks and Blue Stuff - VansAircraftBuilders.com
Here's how I remove the blue film from the big sheets of metal. Thanks goes out to Jason Ellis for this great tip: https://youtu.be/2I3NJqnpCjg?t=163 Visit his YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/vihravendrel Visit his Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/palamedes
More work on the Stabilator Spar - Part 4 - VansAircraftBuilders.com
Work continues on the RV-12iS Stabilator Spar Box, adding more and more items before attaching the ribs and the outer skin.
Pop Riveting in Tight Places - VansAircraftBuilders.com
The majority of riveting on the RV-12iS is done with the LP4-3 Pop Rivet. Most go in very easily, but some require a great trick from Van's, an angled wedge that allows the installation of a Pop Rivet in situations where the pop rivet gun barrel is too large to use perpendicular to a surface.
100 Dollar Hamburgers! Life is Good! - VansAircraftBuilders.com
What a great combination, Van's RV Aircraft and Hamburgers! Join us as we Fly Gene's RV-7A from McKinney National Airport to Sulphur Springs Airport, to grab a burger at The Red Barn Cafe!
Propeller Adapter for V8 Auto Engines - VansAircraftBuilders.com
Stuart Davis of Auto PSRU demonstrates a real time demonstration of his company's geared drive on an automotive engine, allowing the conversion of auto engines for aircraft use. Visit their website: https://www.autopsrus.com/
Upper & Lower Cable Horns Assembly - VansAircraftBuilders.com
In this video I'm am attaching and final drilling the upper and lower stabilator horns to the stabilator spar assembly on my RV-12iS from Van's Aircraft.
RV-12iS Horizontal Stabilizer: Vlog #2 - VansAircraftBuilders.com
In this video I'm assembling the Spar Cap for the horizontal stabilizer of the RV-12iS.
RV-12iS Horizontal Stabilizer: Vlog #1 - VansAircraftBuilders.com
In this video I'm putting the Hinge Brackets together for the front spar or the horizontal stabilizer of the RV-12iS.
Basic Tools to Build a Van's RV - VansAircraftBuilders.com
Here are some of the tools and accessories I used to build my RV-9A.
Van's Aircraft Photo Contest! - VansAircraftBuilders.com
Upload a single (full size) photo of your completed RV or your RV project (in any building stage you're currently in). We'll select twenty of the best photos submitted and share them on this website and our official Van's Aircraft Builder YouTube Channel. One of the photos will be selected as the Best Photo and the Winner will receive 4 Great Tony Bingelis Books! Contest ends on July 4th, 2020. The winner will be announced on our Facebook.

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