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RV-8 Aerobatics - Ken Reider - Battle Creek Airshow 2021
Ken Reider of Team Redline performs solo aerobatics in his Van's RV-8 at the 2021 Field of Flight Airshow and Balloon Festival in Battle Creek, Michigan.
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Avemco now offers coverage for more kinds of kit planes than ever before.
Avemco now offers coverage for more kinds of kit planes than ever before. Bodily Injury and Property Damage Liability extended sales coverage for up to one year after the date of sale, or the period that the aircraft was insured by Avemco, whichever is less. Coverage for both the building phase and when completed for flight. Up to $15 for each documented hour of labor to assemble or reconstruct your aircraft. $50,000 liability coverage for rented or leased hangars. Save up to 25% on your annual premium for all owned products.
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RV-14 Is More Fuel Efficient Than Your Car
Built more sturdy while retaining its performance edge. Vans aircraft is no stranger to designing and building experimental airplanes. And their newest model is the RV-14. Comes both in tricycle landing gear and tail wheel. The RV-14 is more robust, fast and you can even flip upside down doing light aerobatics. This aircraft is built for the multipurpose pilot.
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How to Apply Vinyl Accents
Tips on adding some vinyl graphics to your aircraft.
Evan Brunye
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Patricia N Don Lepek
Just a few more parts and I'll be pounding rivets for the Mid-Section Lower Fuselage, section 26.
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Van's RV Aircraft at Gainesville Fly-in
Great Looking Van's RVs at the Annual Antique Airplane Association Flyin in Gainesville, TX.
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Michael Fleming
Visual progress is coming fast these days. Mounted the engine today. A bit of work, but not too bad 😅
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Vans RV-14 climb performance to 17,500'
Dan takes his Vans RV-14 to 17,500' recording rate-of-climb at every thousand foot mark. It was a late July day in the midwest, and rate-of-climb performance at 17,000'.
Dan Baker
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