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Old 06-30-2006, 09:48 AM
NYTOM NYTOM is offline
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Wink Raising my bar

Gar your plane is absolutely beautiful. Like most RV builders I scour the flight lines and pictures of RV's to help in forming the final out come my own RV-6A. These pictures will be on top of my heap at the head of the line. I want to head to my shop right now!
RV-6A ( still in many little pieces)
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Old 06-30-2006, 11:22 AM
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Dave Gamble
Grove City, OH

RV-6 N466PG Purchased already flying - SOLD!

The Book: The PapaGolf Chronicles

Built RV-12

The Book: Schmetterling Aviation

The above web blogs and any links provided thereto are not instructional or advisory in nature. They merely seek to share my experiences in building and flying Van's RV airplanes.
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Old 07-07-2006, 08:11 AM
CraigH@KRPH CraigH@KRPH is offline
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Here's a shot of my new (to me) RV-6A. It's an OSH award winner built by Ralph Koger, and boy do I love it!

I've only had her about 3 weeks, but have already racked up close to 20 hours. Just got back from a trip to Canon City / Leadville Colorado over the 4th of July weekend. This shot was taken at KLXV.
Craig Helm VAF #585
Graham, TX (KRPH)
RV-4 (sold)
RV-6A (sold)
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Old 07-10-2006, 09:22 AM
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Very nice photograph of your "new" plane!

One thing in the photo reminded me of something you might keep in mind; never, never, walk away from your aircraft with the towbar still attached to the plane! We had a local RVer who did this, got distracted, and managed to take off with the towbar attached. The episode resulted in a trashed C/S prop and an engine that required teardown. Fortunately he was able to return to the runway without personal injury.

The towbar if not being used should always be either stowed in the hangar (or aircraft) or in your hand.

Enjoy your new plane!
Sam Buchanan
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Old 07-14-2006, 10:18 AM
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This is a picture of my RV-6 that I sold in 2002. I now fly a Rocket.
Randy Pflanzer
Greenwood, IN
Paid through 2043!
Lund fishing Boat, 2017, GONE FISHING
RV-12 - Completed 2014, Sold
427 Shelby Cobra - Completed 2012, Sold
F1 EVO - partially completed, Sold
F1 Rocket - Completed 2005, Sold
RV-7A - Partially completed, Sold
RV-6 - Completed 2000, Sold
Long-EZ - Completed 1987, Sold

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Old 07-14-2006, 07:51 PM
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Here a photo of my RV-6A, N57TK. First flight was 9/5/05. It has a Lycoming O-320-H2AD, fixed pitch Sensinch prop and a Dynon D-10 VFR panel.

This is a wonderful aircraft and I just love flying it!

The construction photo album can be seen at this link.

Opinions, information and comments are my own unless stated otherwise. They do not necessarily represent the direction/opinions of my employer.

Tony Kirk
Van's Aircraft Tech Support (working from home)
Building RV-7 (N777RV Reserved)
RV-6A N57TK (sold)
First flight 9/5/05...
Sold in 2011 after 725 hours of pure joy!

Last edited by Tony Kirk : 07-09-2015 at 09:40 AM. Reason: broken photo link
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Old 10-02-2006, 06:32 PM
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Alan Judy, Beaver, OK rv969wf 460hours on RV. IO 360A1B6 215HP

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Old 10-02-2006, 06:54 PM
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Default Alan Judy RV-6

My RV-6 along with my grocery getter,,, 58 Lister/Jag with all aluminum engine, Kinsler fuel injected,etc etc..... RV-6 is 1,112 lbs. 200+ HP and the Lister is 1,750 lbs. at 685 HP,,, Power to weight ratio is extreme on the Lister. Must say that the Lister will eat the RV-6 and have it for lunch in the first Both have about the same top speed though. Happy flying. Yes I like to go fast!! Alan Judy, Beaver, OK RV969WF

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Old 10-03-2006, 10:53 PM
CraigH@KRPH CraigH@KRPH is offline
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Not the most "technologically advanced" panel, but here it is:
Craig Helm VAF #585
Graham, TX (KRPH)
RV-4 (sold)
RV-6A (sold)
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Old 01-26-2007, 07:58 AM
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Default The Rebuild of N966RV

Some pictures of my RV-6. It was ready for flight last summer and awaiting the final inspection. There was a fire in the hanger and my plane got damaged. So it's now getting rebuilt. I'm on it like a fanatic. Never was I so motivated. It's coming back way better than it was. It will fly this summer.

Go here for pictures. My RV-6
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