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Old 11-27-2014, 09:44 PM
219PB 219PB is offline
 
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Default RV-6A Victoria, TX 219PB

I purchased a RV-6A kit that was started by another builder. It is about at the quickbuild stage and I am plugging along with the build. So far it has been enjoyable and am having a good time. I am documenting my build at http://www.mykitlog.com/bonorden/

My plans for this plane is to install a constant speed prop, full Dynon Skyview system with dual panels, autopilot, convert my O-360 to fuel injection and electronic ignition by EFii.

I have gotten with the EAA group here in Victoria, TX and found great help from fellow RV builders. This forum has already been helpful as well.
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Old 11-28-2014, 10:51 AM
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Default The Dream

Paul,
Congratulations on pursuing your dream and sharing it with us.
I bet it will be a beautiful and safe plane when you are finished.
Looks like you have plenty of support from friends and family.
Thanks
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Old 11-28-2014, 09:46 PM
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Default Looks good!

I took a quick look at your pics. It looks like you are off to a great start! Enjoy the project! Your gonna really enjoy flying the plane!
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Old 11-29-2014, 07:32 AM
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Looks like your starting at about the same stage I did! Good Luck with your build!
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Old 12-01-2014, 08:04 PM
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Congrats!

So with an all-electric airplane, mind telling us what your electrical system will look like? Multiple altenators? multiple batteries? Essential power bus?
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Old 12-03-2014, 06:01 AM
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I am thinking dual batteries and a single alternator but have not worked out all of the details. It will be a VFR ship and I am still researching. As far as the essential bus alternatives I am waiting on a new product that Dynon is working on. It is not published yet but I spoke with one of the designers about EFii's bus manager and he told me that they plan to announce a similar product early new year. That will fit my timing.
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