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gorbak 07-22-2014 10:19 AM

I like it
 
Tiger paint jobs are cool and the design you have is so clean and crisp. I hope to see this in person some day. Maybe we can park next to each other.
Great looking plane. Congratulations.
Pat Garboden
Katy, TX
RV9A. N942PT

jet_pilot 07-23-2014 01:20 PM

Thanks:-)
 
maybe one day I will fly over the big lake and visit US with the tiger:)

Doug 08-22-2014 04:46 AM








ccsmith51 08-28-2014 05:55 PM

Purchased today...
 
And I love her!! I have been RV-less for a month and it has been horrible!!!!:D




Rob Erdos 09-11-2014 07:45 PM

C-FSPB Flies!
 
It's still in bare aluminum, but we were very excited to see our new RV-6 take to the air on 09 Aug 2014.

It has a Mattituck IO-320 engine with Hartzell constant speed prop and LightSpeed electronic ignition. The panel is dual 7" Skyview with an IFR Garmin stack.

The airplane was everything we had hoped for, and we anticipate many adventures to come.


WingsOnWheels 09-12-2014 05:43 AM

Rob,

Your RV-6 Looks great, even in the nude. Sounds like you have set up the aircraft very well. Congrats!

jimbower 09-12-2014 04:03 PM

Got any more photos? I like what you did with the back windows.

Jim Bower
RV-6A tipup...flying since 2011

Rob Erdos 09-14-2014 07:15 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jimbower (Post 915989)
Got any more photos? I like what you did with the back windows.

Jim Bower
RV-6A tipup...flying since 2011

Thanks for the kinds words guys. I acquired the project from another builder a few years ago, and the square back windows were his idea. It's different, but I'm not sure it adds anything to either field of view or aesthetics, frankly. Another view, as requested.



We're planning a paint scheme of overall red with gold and black vinyl detailing.

CopterJohn 10-06-2014 09:16 PM

First flight RV6A N763RV at Boone, IA. QB tipup started 11-2008 working out of WC Aircraft in Boone where the tips from the pros help a lot. Flies hands off. 174kts tas at 9500.' Whirlwind 74RV prop and field overhauled 0-360 converted to fuel injection with airflow performance kit. Still some avionics and adsb issues to wrangle with.






Pittsartist 03-14-2015 05:35 PM

Another new RV-6 flying
 
Friday 13th March, 11.45 am and G-DCOE leaves the ground for the first time.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/115470196@N06/16815566555/

Day 2 of testing, 2400 rpm / 1000' level with about 10mph tailwind

http://www.flickr.com/photos/115470196@N06/16629517979/

Fitted the spats for day 2 of flight testing

http://www.flickr.com/photos/115470196@N06/16608352917/

Another view

http://http://www.flickr.com/photos/...6/16629540699/

Interior & canopy detail

http://http://www.flickr.com/photos/115470196@N06/16195729003/

RV GRIN :D

http://www.flickr.com/photos/1154701...n/photostream/

(I'd done the whole project without ever having a pilot OR passenger flight in ANY type of RV ... Ever !. this was on the basis that if they were rubbish I'd never find the motivation to finish mine ..... I think the last photo answers this one :D)


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