VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

-POSTING RULES
-Advertise in here!
- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

Keep VAF Going
Donate methods

Point your
camera app here
to donate fast.


Go Back   VAF Forums > Main > RV General Discussion/News
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-27-2019, 01:06 PM
Special Delivery's Avatar
Special Delivery Special Delivery is offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: League City, TX
Posts: 612
Default Eagle's Nest Projects - 1st Flight RV-12iS / Clear Springs HS (TX)

Eagle's Nest Projects
Clear Springs HS (TX)
1st Flight / RV-12iS N922EN s/n: 121088

5-27-2019

On this beautiful Memorial Day, Bruce Bohannon, Eagle's Nest Director and professional test pilot, conducted the first flight on Clear Springs HS 5th RV-12 build; RV-12iS N922EN s/n:121088. To the credit of an outstanding mentor team, David Grover, Kirk Taylor, and Roger Elder, and a highly motivated team of PLTW Aerospace Engineering students, Bruce reported the test flight as "All Aces... No Squaks". Following are a few photos from today's first flight. The "inaugural first flight" party will take place when phase-1 is completed; planning for later this week.

Related VAF Thread >> HERE

Bruce - Reviewing aircraft performance numbers and test card


"Yes, Ernie... I'm ready..."


All good... ready for taxi


1st Take-off roll


Slipping the surly bonds of earth for the 1st time


Flight Report - "All Aces... No Squaks"
__________________
R. E. "Ernie" Butcher
Friends of the RV-1/Eagle's Nest Projects
"Mentors build the student...
Students build the airplane." -Glen Salmon

Dedicated to the historical preservation of the RV-1 Aircraft
and organized for the purposes of promoting, supporting,
fostering, and engaging in aviation and aerospace education.

www.RV-1.org
www.EaglesNestProjects.org

Last edited by Special Delivery : 05-29-2019 at 06:39 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-27-2019, 01:44 PM
SPX SPX is offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2018
Location: San Diego
Posts: 574
Default

Fantastic. Congrats all
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-27-2019, 06:45 PM
Tomcat RV4 Tomcat RV4 is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Jacksonville,Fl. 32246
Posts: 281
Default

How cool, how lucky to have Bruce as test pilot!
__________________
Tomcat RV4
RV4 gone to RV heaven !building Zenith 701
dues paid and worth every penny
Life is uncertain -Eat desert first !
U F O Member since Dec 2017
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-27-2019, 07:54 PM
Crafting N112DR's Avatar
Crafting N112DR Crafting N112DR is offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Powell, OH
Posts: 300
Default

Simply Tremendous!! Congratulations to all.
__________________
___________
David Rohrlick
PPSEL, A&P
N112DR (RV-12iS) (SOLD)
Airworthiness signed off by the FAA 1/23/2020
First Flight on 3/14/2020
Phase I Finished on 5/7/2020
Serial#12-0864
https://youtube.com/c/CraftingN112DR
VAF donation made for 2021
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 05-28-2019, 06:26 AM
jsenft jsenft is offline
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Burlington, WI
Posts: 206
Default

Great Job. See you in Oshkosh.
Jim
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:59 AM.


The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.