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RV-10 Wings - Right wing, Bellcrank, Torque Tubes and Pushrods - Jason Ellis
In this video Jason works on getting the right wing up to the same place as the left wing. That includes dimpling the ribs, running wires, and getting those aft stiffeners in place. Check out his Patreon Page!
Fabricating Coax Cables for Experimental Aircraft - HomebuiltHELP
Radios and navigation equipment used in Experimental aircraft require custom coax cables for connection to their antennas. This video Tip discusses the best coax cable to use in an aircraft as well as demonstrating how to install the BNC connectors to the cable ends. The ability for the builder to fashion their own cables is a skill that will provide benefits for years to come.
RV-7 Skydance - Aerobatics UA
A fun aerobatic flight in a Van's RV-7 by Vzletim.
Vans RVs in Formation at the Corsicana Airshow - VansAircraftBuilders.com
A wide variety of Vans RV's at the Corsicana Airshow. See them flying in formation, with smoke!
Secrets of Instruments Approaches and Departures - Rod Machado
Rod Machado's NEW 8-hour interactive eLearning course titled, Secrets of Instrument Approaches and Departures is now available! If you're an active IFR pilot or preparing for an IPC or even your ATP or IFR rating, then this course is for you. Why? Because the IFR pilot's weakest link is approach and departure knowledge as it relates to instrument charts.

View course details at: www.RodMachado.com

Powered Aircraft Tow for Cessna's! PLUS a C172 flight to Commerce, TX - FunPlacesToFly.com
FunPlacesToFly.com purchased a new Electric Aircraft Tug from MiniMaxTugs. Here they are demonstrating just how easy it is to operate. Priced just right for anyone wanting a great aircraft tug.
Vans RV Formation Flying | 4K - Aerobatic Aviator
A couple of Vans RV-6's flying in formation on a coffee run.
P-51 Engine Out, Off-Airport Landing - Video Clip - Air Safety Institute
British warbird pilot, Mark Levy, was part of a 21-airplane formation in the annual airshow at Duxford, England when the P-51 he was flying had a partial engine out. Levy recorded the entire event on a pair of point-of-view video cameras, and he shared the images, as well as his lessons learned, in a candid discussion with Richard McSpadden, Executive Director of the AOPA Air Safety Institute.
RV-12 Photo Video Shoot - Fantastic! - Greg Hughes
2 Van's RV-12s in flight! Beautiful!
Night time above Nashville in a Vans RV-10 - Scott Martin
Scott Martin over Nashville in his Vans RV-10. Very nice video!
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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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