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In a never ending attempt to work on perfecting his landings, Gene tried using his GoPro cameras in a new way to record the details of what's going on Below the plane. See what the runway sees! Gene's Youtube Channel: Right Rudder
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A view of the nose gear of a Vans RV-9A during take offs and landings. Vans original nose wheel was replaced with a Berringer nose wheel.
RV-9A Nose Gear - semelton1
Gear check, anti-splat nose wheel bearing.
Perfect Landings: The Search Continues in Gene's RV-7A - Right Rudder
This is definitely and 'Ah' landing video. Nice! This is Gene's attempt at raising the bar, as well as the nose-wheel, and improving his technique.
Van's RV-7 FIrst flight - Simon Hitchen
First flight of C-FCSH - Van's Aircraft RV-7.
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 - Experience Oshkosh - EAA
Experience the largest annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts. From unique, historic aircraft to world-class daily air shows, you don't want to miss the World's Greatest Aviation Celebration. Buy your tickets today! www.EAA.org/tickets
ASI presents the 2018 GA Safety Award - Dick VanGrunsven - Air Safety Institute
AOPA Air Safety Institute Executive Director, Richard McSpadden, presented the inaugural GA Safety Award to Van's Aircraft founder, pilot, and engineer Dick VanGrunsven.
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