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Forum: International 01-08-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 820
Posted By WVM
EFLEVA Days 2018

Hello,

EFLEVA Days 2018, the gathering of the European Federation of Light, Experimental & Vintage Aircraft, will once again be organized at Sanicole airfield (EBLE) on June 29 & 30, 1 July 2018....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,805
Posted By WVM
Thumbs up Hi Jeff, Good to see it flying! Nice job, see...

Hi Jeff,

Good to see it flying! Nice job, see you at OSH18!

Wim
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,741
Posted By WVM
Nice Ed, I was not aware that it was you in Osh!...

Nice Ed, I was not aware that it was you in Osh! Else I certainly would have come to say hello. Love your videos especially the Johnson Creek video.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 30,091
Posted By WVM
Number of visitors Oshkosh 2017

Just arrived home from OSH17. And we are already looking forward to the next year... ;)

It has been a great honor to volunteer for the third year in a row. My wife and I had a great time parking the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-06-2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 28,631
Posted By WVM
Thank you for sharing! This is so beautifull!

Thank you for sharing! This is so beautifull!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,641
Posted By WVM
Looking forward to it! Thanks for this great...

Looking forward to it! Thanks for this great event!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-08-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,638
Posted By WVM
Bonjour Alain, Very nice! I was in France on...

Bonjour Alain,

Very nice! I was in France on Monday but to far north in Saint-Omer to have witnessed it. :p

Are you planning to come to the RSA flyin in Vichy?

Wim
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,182
Posted By WVM
It al depends of the country. In Belgium our...

It al depends of the country. In Belgium our AVGAS is around 2 euro per liter. And a C172 around 2.5 euro per minute. Landings may be free, but usually on the smaller airfields it is about 5-10 euro....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-02-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,179
Posted By WVM
I will put this on my wishlist! thanks for...

I will put this on my wishlist! thanks for sharing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2017, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,343
Posted By WVM
Thumbs up It is not that they don't like English speaking...

It is not that they don't like English speaking visitors, they just don't feel confident in speaking it as French is widely spoken... I think France is a great aviation minded country.

I don't know...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-18-2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 133,331
Posted By WVM
Really cool Bruce! Will we be able to see it in...

Really cool Bruce! Will we be able to see it in Osh this year?
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-28-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,003
Posted By WVM
Talking Thanks for sharing! Especially because I planned...

Thanks for sharing! Especially because I planned to do the wing ribs this weekend. Just in time!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-28-2017, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,984
Posted By WVM
Fully agree!

Fully agree!
Forum: International 02-16-2017, 04:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,774
Posted By WVM
Thumbs up EFLEVA Days 2017!

I am proud to inform you that we scheduled EFLEVA Days for the first time. More information is available on this website: http://efleva-days.eu.

http://efleva-days.eu/images/flyer-2017.jpg

EFLEVA...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-10-2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,372
Posted By WVM
Many thanks Phil! Have a nice weekend!

Many thanks Phil! Have a nice weekend!
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-04-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,372
Posted By WVM
I noticed that you both did a different thing for...

I noticed that you both did a different thing for the spar flanges.

In the manual they say "Drill the holes to final size (#40) and dimple the upper spar flange along the length of the W-907B. When...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-03-2017, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,372
Posted By WVM
Many thanks! It is clear now.

Many thanks! It is clear now.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-02-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,372
Posted By WVM
Rear spar doubler plate

Hi,

I am trying to understand the countersinck & rivet schema for the "Rear wing spar". For the W-907E Rear spar doubler plate I noticed this picture on a builder website:...
Forum: Tools 02-02-2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 38,491
Posted By WVM
Agree Mike! :D

Agree Mike! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 37,778
Posted By WVM
Exactly, thought the same... :D

Exactly, thought the same... :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,051
Posted By WVM
Not everyone is the same. I prefer a number that...

Not everyone is the same. I prefer a number that I can measure, you prefer to do it on feeling. This is what makes us unique. But I feel, based on the many topics on this and other forums and blogs,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,051
Posted By WVM
Thank you Mudfly! Clearer than this is...

Thank you Mudfly! Clearer than this is impossible.

I once asked VANS during a Q&A at OSH if they plan to implement improvements from the RV14 into the earlier models. Their answer was: No. But if I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2017, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,051
Posted By WVM
Dimensions of #6 screw countersinck

Hi,

What are the outside dimensions for a #6 screw countersinck? For the #8 screws on the wing spar I found a value between 0.365 and 0.375 inch in various blogs and posts. This worked out fine...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-25-2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,548
Posted By WVM
Hi, This SB is only required if you have a crack...

Hi,

This SB is only required if you have a crack not per default:

For RV-3/3A/3B, 4, 7/7A, 8/8A, 9/9A aircraft:
Inspect for cracks as described in this document. If cracks are present in the spar...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,918
Posted By WVM
I like your attitude Mel, and you are right, as...

I like your attitude Mel, and you are right, as long as you are able, go for it! Thanks for the great advise you give on this forum!
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-19-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,463
Posted By WVM
Working on wings

Today I officially changed my signature from "Working on empennage" to "Working on wings", Yeaaaah! :D

I have already started weeks ago on the wings but they never really were completed until now.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-19-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,423
Posted By WVM
Hi, Is there a specific reason you added our...

Hi,

Is there a specific reason you added our Flemish Anthem as music for this video: https://youtu.be/jUYyjzuyyfg?t=14s vs https://youtu.be/XfjOpjwkPzk?t=2m54s....
Forum: Virtual Hangar 11-18-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,251
Posted By WVM
The result is as beautiful as the scenery!

The result is as beautiful as the scenery!
Forum: Virtual Hangar 11-18-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,251
Posted By WVM
Hi Johannes, everything OK? It would even be...

Hi Johannes, everything OK? It would even be better to convince him to come to Experimental Days! :D See you soon!

Wim
Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-14-2016, 04:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,175
Posted By WVM
Wink US is a beautiful country. We love to visit it....

US is a beautiful country. We love to visit it. There is no need to make it greater? because it already is. Europe is watching you... ;)
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-02-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 93,205
Posted By WVM
Take your time and enjoy it. Most builders I know...

Take your time and enjoy it. Most builders I know do miss it when it is completed. I just started the wings on my RV9 and it is indeed a lot more repetitive compared to the empennage. I kinda like...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-12-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,932
Posted By WVM
Hi, You might remember this post... I drilled...

Hi,

You might remember this post... I drilled those out today after reading this comment on the forum (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=201258&postcount=17) about drilling out...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-26-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,722
Posted By WVM
Thank you, trim tab has been installed.

Thank you, trim tab has been installed.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-22-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,986
Posted By WVM
Yes indeed, that is really fast! Now you can also...

Yes indeed, that is really fast! Now you can also visit our fly-in for Experimental aircraft next year on 30 June & 1,2 July in Belgium (EBLE): www.experimentaldays.be :D
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-22-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,722
Posted By WVM
Question Trim tab alignment

Hi,

When I drilled the wedge in between both skins of the left elevator, I followed the instructions which say: "Draw a fastener line on the upper surface of the trailing edge wedge 7/32” to ¼” aft...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-16-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,071
Posted By WVM
Isn't it almost calendar time? Great candidates!

Isn't it almost calendar time? Great candidates!
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-12-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,172
Posted By WVM
I closed the rudder trailing edge. The result is...

I closed the rudder trailing edge. The result is not superb, but I expect it to be within limits. After all the trouble with this rudder, I re-glued it and made sure that both skins where perfectly...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-08-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,316
Posted By WVM
20 Years?

Hi,

I was in OSH this year and witnessed the RV6 celebrations. I liked the t-shirt and while wearing it everybody was asking me "Do you have a six?"... As I am building a 9, I checked the first...
Forum: International 09-05-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,986
Posted By WVM
VANS at Sywell (UK)

VANS was at Sywell this weekend for the 70th birthday of the Light Aircraft Association in UK. I wanted to share a few pictures with you. Enjoy.

During the presentation (same presentation as on...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-10-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,172
Posted By WVM
What is the correct way to remove a bow in the...

What is the correct way to remove a bow in the trailing edge? The instructions from VAN's note that you should monitor for possible divations but how to act when it is happing?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-04-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,420
Posted By WVM
Enjoyed it, as always. Thank you and it was nice...

Enjoyed it, as always. Thank you and it was nice to finally meet you in person!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-04-2016, 01:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,249
Posted By WVM
I am in your video at 5:53 :D Thanks for sharing!

I am in your video at 5:53 :D

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-02-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,876
Posted By WVM
So happy that this gives inspiration, keep on...

So happy that this gives inspiration, keep on building... :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-02-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,876
Posted By WVM
Here you go:...

Here you go: http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1099798#post1099798
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-02-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,855
Posted By WVM
OSH16 Videos & Pictures from the taxiway P1

These videos are taken from the taxiway. Therefore they are a bit shaky, but on the other hand from really nearby:
? Mustangs & Ford Tri-motor (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PLMcMty8cI)
? Tora!...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2016, 04:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,962
Posted By WVM
OSH16: New record 932 home-builts on Monday

Hi,

This white board is located in the small home-builders parking shed: http://kitplanes2.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Parking-Record-board.jpg

The results from Friday/Saturday/Sunday have...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-01-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,876
Posted By WVM
Nice meeting you too Bruce. It was cool to see...

Nice meeting you too Bruce. It was cool to see the 9 in real life after following you blog for so long. I hope you had a good flight home.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-01-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,876
Posted By WVM
Thank YOU for flying. It was really impressie! I...

Thank YOU for flying. It was really impressie! I do have other videos and pictures. If you like I can share them later when the jetlag is over...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-01-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,876
Posted By WVM
Talking Impressive RV taxi chain at Oshkosh 2016

Hi,

We have just arrived home from Oshkosh. It was our third year in a row and second as volunteer. I have been helping as marchaller at 'north point'. This is the point which goes toward the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-19-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,778
Posted By WVM
Question How does the alternating rivet technique actually...

How does the alternating rivet technique actually work on the rudder/relevators?

VAN'S suggests to start with one half-set rivet each 10th position. Then followed each 5th etc. But I see a lot of...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-19-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,172
Posted By WVM
It is normal that it is coming of the table, but...

It is normal that it is coming of the table, but it need to do so equally on both sides. This appears to be different for the RV7 compared to the RV9. RV9 should be flat on the table surface on both...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-19-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,172
Posted By WVM
I am surprised that we are the only builders...

I am surprised that we are the only builders actually having (or noticing) this issue. VAN'S support tells me that both sides should lay flat on the table for the RV-9. Who am I to not agree? But......
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-19-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,855
Posted By WVM
Are you in OSH this year? :D

Are you in OSH this year? :D
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-18-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,172
Posted By WVM
Question Hi, There is a difference in the angle of the...

Hi,

There is a difference in the angle of the rudder on the bottom and top. At least on my rudder. I know this because I put the rudder upside down on a paper and made a template. When I use this...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-16-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,172
Posted By WVM
Angry You are right. Still the problem remains. This...

You are right.

Still the problem remains. This is the trailing edge now. It looks straight to me:


http://malcot.be/RV9/rudder1.jpg http://malcot.be/RV9/rudder2.jpg

Still, when I lay it flat on...
Forum: International 07-16-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,578
Posted By WVM
More than 300 pictures from the 2016 edition...

More than 300 pictures from the 2016 edition added on our website: http://experimentaldays.be/#pictures

The third edition of the only fly-in in Belgium for experimental aircraft is planned on 30...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-14-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,172
Posted By WVM
VAN'S responded: All the part I have on the shelf...

VAN'S responded:
All the part I have on the shelf have holes punched and drilled in them, the R-901 left and right as well as the R-916 trailing edge.

In that case it doesn't make any sense to me...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-14-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,172
Posted By WVM
Hi, I finally found the courage to remove the...

Hi,

I finally found the courage to remove the wegde from the rudder. The proseal is mostly cleaned out. Before I glue it again. Does anyone remember what came pre-drilled? It looks like both L & R...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,614
Posted By WVM
Hi Ken, you will be missed, but I am sure you...

Hi Ken, you will be missed, but I am sure you will miss our (my) silly questions too :-)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-21-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,784
Posted By WVM
Hi, From the pictures it looks to be one with a...

Hi,

From the pictures it looks to be one with a high quality standard! Congrats!

A suggestion from me:
Experimental Days on 1-2-3 July in EBLE:...
Forum: International 06-01-2016, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,578
Posted By WVM
Talking naturally... :D

naturally... :D
Forum: International 05-31-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,578
Posted By WVM
Program is finalized

http://experimentaldays.be/images/affiche-2016.png
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2016, 04:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 32,862
Posted By WVM
Will be there, looking forward to it!

Will be there, looking forward to it!
Forum: International 03-28-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,578
Posted By WVM
Exclamation Experimental Days 2016 Website online

Hello International friends!

The website for Experimental Days 2016 is live! This European fly-in for experimentals is scheduled on 1,2 & 3 July 2016 in Hechtel (Belgium).

Visit...
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