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Old 09-21-2016, 02:01 PM
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That looks nice, those swoopy lines are not an easy thing to do, I tried but aborted due to lack of an artistic hand. So, is she faster with that sleek paint?
Tony, the layout artist and painter at ArtCraft, is a real pro! I'm amazed at how nice the curves are and how symmetrical both sides are.

Our TAS was the same (165KTAS) on the flight home as it was on the flight down, but I had my father with me, so I need to go fly solo at cruise alt to see if we gained any speed. I'm also looking forward to weighing it to see how much the paint added. ArtCraft estimated 15-18 lbs.
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Old 09-21-2016, 11:34 PM
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I like the panel! I'm planning on a very similar arrangement. Dual glass screens, ASI and ALT steam gages in the middle, along with radios, etc. below.

Have you had any issues with this setup?
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Old 09-22-2016, 01:51 PM
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Beautiful colors. Really like it.
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Old 09-22-2016, 06:56 PM
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Gorgeous paint, Trevor. Nicely done.
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Old 10-30-2016, 07:51 AM
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So on Friday 26 February 2016 I have put another RV7A in the air. It is a QB that someone no longer with us started (RIP) and I have finished it in 14 months.

The panel is dual Skyview and the engine is a Superior XP-IO-360 with a Hartzell CS at the sharp end.



No snags during the maiden flight and four further flights were done. As you can see it was quite hazy and a lot of low cloud around, but at least not as hot as during the previous few days. It flies straight and fast like any RV should . The paint scheme is based on a F86 sitting in Seattle in the Museum of Flight.



The RV GRIN


This is the sixth RV project for me. I wish the three owners many years of RV adventures.
Man, I love this panel! Clean!
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Old 11-10-2016, 01:24 AM
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What size are those Dynon Skyviews? I have been considering 10" models but wasn't sure how much panel space they'd eat up.


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So on Friday 26 February 2016 I have put another RV7A in the air. It is a QB that someone no longer with us started (RIP) and I have finished it in 14 months.

The panel is dual Skyview and the engine is a Superior XP-IO-360 with a Hartzell CS at the sharp end.



No snags during the maiden flight and four further flights were done. As you can see it was quite hazy and a lot of low cloud around, but at least not as hot as during the previous few days. It flies straight and fast like any RV should . The paint scheme is based on a F86 sitting in Seattle in the Museum of Flight.



The RV GRIN


This is the sixth RV project for me. I wish the three owners many years of RV adventures.
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Old 01-22-2017, 01:46 PM
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Haven't yet flown due to weather here in GA/SC. Had a great experience with Lewis Blackwell (DAR) out of Charleston, SC for the inspection and paperwork.

Planning to paint after phase I, wheel pants and a few minor tweaks.



10" SV1000T
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Old 01-22-2017, 08:35 PM
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What size are those Dynon Skyviews? I have been considering 10" models but wasn't sure how much panel space they'd eat up.
Those look to be 7-inchers; I was doing some layout with the 10-inch paper mock-ups, and there is no way you'll get that much space in the center area with 10-inchers.

Very nice panel!
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Old 01-22-2017, 08:58 PM
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Wink Dynon Skyviews 10" models

WJB

Those are 10'' Skyviews...Look carefully at the picture and you will see that each screen has 3 screws per side to hold them in place...The 7'' in my -4 has only 2 per side...

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Old 01-23-2017, 09:48 AM
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Ray,
What's under the hood? Do you have the SJ plenum to go with the cowl? My 6A has the SJ cowl and plenum - along with AFP fuel injection...I needed turbo vents to go LOP with that setup... Let me know if you have questions on that....
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