Building an RV-7 in Oz

 

Current activity - Finished

FIRST FLIGHT 9:00am 5th January 2011

Workshop

Space
Tools
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Empennage

Rudder
Elevators
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickbuild Fuselage

Arrives
Fuselage
Firewall-related
Seats
Lighting, Strobes
Roll bar
Sliding Canopy
Firewall
Engine mount and undercarriage
 

Quickbuild Wings

Bellcranks
Pushrods
Aileron brackets
A platenut headache
Flaps
Aileron travel
Trim rear spars
Seal Fuel tanks/senders
Mate wings to fuselage
Landing Light
Pitot Heat
Paint
 
 

Panel

Planning versions
Current version
Affordable panels
RV-7 XLConstruction
Radio Stack
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wiring

Radio Stack
Panel etc.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Engine

General
Freight
Mounting
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Miscellaneous

Basics (start here)
Quick build procedure
The quickbuild dilemma
Tips
Platenuts
Map box
Wing fairings
Fuel tubing
Brake lines
 
 
 
 
 

This Website has two purposes:

  1. To explain the construction of an aluminium kit aircraft, a Vans RV-7 Quickbuild
  2. To provide some hopefully useful information to others who are building, or even thinking of building, a Vans Aircraft.

If you have any questions at all, please email me at pjanderton *AT* optusnet.com.au. I use this format for email addresses on websites to avoid spam-generating robots.