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Oshkosh! - AirVenture 2019 is right around the Corner! - VansAircraftBuilders.com
It's going to be great! Get your tickets today! https://www.eaa.org/airventure/eaa-airventure-tickets
Oshkosh! - AirVenture 2019 is right around the Corner!
Van's Aircraft RVs at Airplanes and Coffee event in Gainesville. TX - VansAircraftBuilders.com
Airplanes and Coffee, a great combination and a great event! Lot's of airplanes and happy people. Well worth attending. There a huge number of aircraft in attendance. This video concentrates on the Van's RV Aircraft that were there. A full video version of the event is coming soon.
Van's Aircraft RVs at Airplanes and Coffee event in Gainesville. TX
Van's Aircraft Blue Protective Film Removal - Hair Dryer Experiment - VansAircraftBuilders.com
No. We're not recommending the use of a hair dryer on your RV Project. Someone mentioned this idea to us and we wanted to see if a Hair Dryer would make it easier to remove the blue protective film that comes with all Van's Aircraft RV. See what you think.
Van's Aircraft Blue Protective Film Removal - Hair Dryer Experiment
V8 Auto Engine DEMO with PSRU's Geared Drive for Aircraft - VansAircraftBuilders.com
Stuart Davis of Auto PSRU demonstrates a real time demonstration of his company's geared drive on an automotive engine, allowing the conversion of auto engines for aircraft use.
V8 Auto Engine DEMO with PSRU's Geared Drive for Aircraft
GoPros & Grass Strips - Fun in a Cessna 172 - VansAircraftBuilders.com
We as Aircraft Builders, need to take time and get out and fly, just as reminder of how great it will be one day to fly an Airplane that we built ourselves. Today we flew into Cedar Mills Airport (3T0) in Gordonville, Texas . A beautiful and well-kept grass strip worth checking out. Just a short walk to the Pelican's Landing Waterfront Restaurant.
GoPros & Grass Strips - Fun in a Cessna 172
Jack's Cafe! PLUS 2 Matching Van's RVs! - VansAircraftBuilders.com
100 Dollar Hamburger! What better reason to go flying! Today were headed out to Lancaster Regional Airport in Lancaster, Texas. We’ve heard great things about their new cafe and new terminal building. Our plan is do a video tour of the building and then pig out at Jack's Airport Cafe. ALSO: Check out the Matching Van's RV's at the end of the video!
Jack's Cafe! PLUS 2 Matching Van's RVs!
Paint Schemes for Van's RV Aircraft - Part 1 - VansAircraftBuilders.com
Part 1: A wide variety of Van's RV Aircraft paint schemes from all over.
Paint Schemes for Van's RV Aircraft - Part 1
Upper & Lower Cable Horns Assembly - VansAircraftBuilders.com
In this video I'm am attaching and final drilling the upper and lower stabilator horns to the stabilator spar assembly on my RV-12iS from Van's Aircraft.
Upper & Lower Cable Horns Assembly
EAA Chapter 323 - Steve Riffe's RV-8 from Van's Aircraft - VansAircraftBuilders.com
EAA Chapter 323 went out to North Texas Regional Airport in Denison, TX and got to see Steve Riffe's RV-8 from Van's Aircraft. What a beautiful airplane!
EAA Chapter 323 - Steve Riffe's RV-8 from Van's Aircraft
Van's Aircraft RV-12 - Getting ready for the Build - Tool Check - VansAircraftBuilders.com
Pulled out the old Aircraft building tools from the last RV build and doing some house cleaning. From what I hear, I may not need some of these guys for the RV-12 build. Tail-kit ordered and is on it's way
Van's Aircraft RV-12 - Getting ready for the Build - Tool Check
EAA Chapter 323 - Frank Connery's RV-14A from Van's Aircraft - VansAircraftBuilders.com
EAA Chapter 323 went out to North Texas Regional Airport in Denison, TX to see Frank Connery's brand new RV-14A from Van's Aircraft. Frank has done a wonderful job building this unique aircraft. I know he will enjoy it immensely
EAA Chapter 323 - Frank Connery's RV-14A from Van's Aircraft
Van's RV Aircraft Slideshow! Part 1 - VansAircraftBuilders.com
A big THANKS goes out all the photo contributors who made this video possible! Sorry, some photos were not chosen because of the size being too small for creating video.
Van's RV Aircraft Slideshow! Part 1
Van's Aircraft RV-12iS - Organization Labeling for Parts Cabinet - VansAircraftBuilders.com
Here's a quick tutorial on label making for a Parts Cabinet purchased from Lowes.
Van's Aircraft RV-12iS - Organization Labeling for Parts Cabinet
Van's RV-8 - Military Style! - VansAircraftBuilders.com
This is Jason "Bacon" Seavolt's Van's RV-8. An incredibly beautiful experimental aircraft, loaded with all the goodies. A must see!
Van's RV-8 - Military Style!
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