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RV Aircraft News Stories
Sam's Kitchen and Grill, Eufaula, AL
"4.9 stars folks! It don't get much better than this.. Located on the field at KEUF.. Check out hours on facebook https://www.facebook.com/pg/samskitchenandgrill/about/?ref=page_internal" - Submitted by Larry Standifer
RV Aircraft News Stories
Prop Swap - Sensenich High Speed Ground Adjustable
We removed our old wood prop and replaced it with a Sensenich ground adjustable composite. Our previous one was both dated and needed some TLC, plus a ground adjustable prop is very helpful at our high altitude. Hope you enjoy us sharing our first major change with you.
RVation Nation
RV Aircraft News Stories
Horseshoe Bend Airport, Horseshoe Bend, AR
"Airport management. Aviation fuel. Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown). Hangar leasing / sales. Pilots lounge / snooze room. Public telephone and Restrooms." - Submitted by Michael
RV Aircraft News Stories
RV-7A Aerobatics Lesson with Air Show Pilot Adam Baker - Part 1
In this video Gene Lee is flying with an instructor that he found who has aerobatic experience in a Vans RV. Adam Baker is a local air show pilot who holds an unlimited ground level waiver. They start out my lesson with reviewing Spin Recovery techniques.
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RV Aircraft News Stories
Colorado Air and Space Port, Watkins, CO
"KCFO is just 6 miles SE of DEN and we typically save our customers $300-500, while providing the same convenience in connecting to DEN airline flights. Friendly FBO personnel are on duty from 7am to 5pm daily and provide Shuttle Service to DEN, nearby hotels and light rail. Enterprise rental cars and crew cars are also available. We offer ample ramp space and transient hangar space is available by reservation, and quality fuel service as a trusted Phillips 66, City Service Valcon dealer, with Contract Fuel through Phillips 66, UVAir/Universal Fuels, Multi Service Card, and Everest / EVO Fuel with a release. Outstanding aircraft maintenance and avionics facilities are located KCFO. No Landing Fees, No Handling Fees. Call the FBO for rates and availability." - Submitted by Kate Brenchley
RV Aircraft News Stories
Advanced Panel RV-7
Rob, from Advanced Flight Systems, shows and advanced Panel for Van's RV-7.
AF-5000 Video Pilot's Guide
RV Aircraft News Stories
Wings Airport Cafe, Brainerd, MN
"HOURS OF OPERATION: Sunday to Saturday 5:30 AM to 4:00 PM. You can expect the food to be top notch with fresh ingredients and made from scratch cooking served up with a warmth and friendship. Take some time on your lunch break to try us out, we offer quick service and can have you fed and back to work in less than an hour, if you have less time call your meal in advance and we will have it ready for you when you get there or you can have it to take out. We offer breakfast all day and are open early enough in the morning that you can eat before work. Wings Airport Café located in the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport just minutes from downtown Brainerd, 1.5 miles east of the East Brainerd Mall on Hwy 210, left on Airport road." - Submitted by Jim
RV Aircraft News Stories
Quadruple Redundant Aircraft Panel with “Fun Switch” - Unboxing & Install!
SteinAir Panel Construction with Garmin Avionics and miles of wire!
FlightChops
RV Aircraft News Stories
Safety Wire Twisters
EAA Technical Counselor and A&P/IA mechanic Dick Koehler shows the two more common safety wire pliers. One with reversible function and one without.
EAA
RV Aircraft News Stories
New Aviation Event - Display Day and Lunch, Marysville, CA
Fly-in aircraft display day and EAA Young Eagles, featuring the best Cheesesteak sandwiches ever served at an airport, plus chili, chips and a drink, all for the low inflation beating price of just ten bucks. Grab the kids, grab the dog, burn that avgas! Great food, great people, cool airplanes. CFIs, fly in with a student and you eat free! Event happening 10:30-2:30
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