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Kanardia HORIS EFIS Testing and Review - RV-10 / RV-14 Adventures
Here is a quick video to show off a new back up attitude instrument, which fits perfectly in a 2.25 inch hole.
New from ForeFlight! The Sentry! A Compact ADS-B Receiver - AOPA
ForeFlight has released new a compact ADS-B receiver. The new Sentry!
Rob Holland showcases the MGL Avionics panel in his MXS-RH - MGLAvionics
Rob Holland, 3-time World Freestyle Aerobatic Champion and 5-time US Aerobatic Champion, showcases the MGL Avionics panel in his MXS-RH. More information HERE
RV-14A Homebuilt Aircraft with SkyView HDX Quick Panel - Dynon Avionics
Building your own airplane entails thousands of hours of handcrafted attention to detail. Greg's gorgeous RV-14 features a SkyView HDX-equipped Quick Panel from our Advanced Flight Systems team to make the final stretch go much quicker.
Beautiful RV-8! - SMAviation LLC
Check out this RV-8 walk-around. Very nice!
How Affordable can an EFIS Panel be? - HomebuiltHELP
This is a quick overview of the Talos Avionics EFiS that currently sells for less than $600 when used with your Tablet or smartphone.
RV10 with Garmin G3X Touch Panel Tour - Good Plane Living
Good Plane Living RV-10 panel layout tour.
Vans RV8 "Glow Worm" - Garmin G3X RNAV approach - ninelima
Using the Garmin G3X for a RNAV approach.
RV-12 AOA Demonstration - Brent Connelly
This video is about RV-12 AOA Demonstration.
Removing and Installing Avionics / Radios - SteinAir
Quick video showing you how to simply remove and re-install current avionics units (like the Standard GPS, Audio Panel, Radios).
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This website was built to document the construction of an RV-9A in compliance with the FAA requirements needed to certify the aircraft. Any experiences and/or comments are by no means to be considered as instructions on how to build an RV-9A or any other aircraft.
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