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  • Van's Aircraft - RV Stories / Flights / Construction Play all

    Personal and visual accounts of this wonderful experimental aircraft from Van's RV Aircraft.
    • RV-10 Fuselage - 021 - Fuselage side skin, bending it and making it fit - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
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      Builder ID Number: 41638

      I hate it when I lose video...

      So in this video I am working on imparting a curve in the side skins. In the end it c...
    • Synergy Air - Aircraft Builder Assist Center for Vans Sling Safari - Duration: 9 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      Synergy Air - Aircraft Builder Assist Center for Vans Sling Safari a quick tour through their new facility in Newnan GA to see what they offer and how their Builder Assist Program works.

      I Invite...
    • Colorado 2018 with the RV10 - Duration: 2 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Here's a quick video of our last trip, when we took the RV10 and the new puppy to Colorado for a long weekend. Unfortunately there wasn't a lot of great opportunity for flying-related video, but I...
    • Flying into the 2018 LAA Rally in a Van's RV-6 - Duration: 9 minutes, 51 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Some footage from my first fly in to the LAA Rally at Sywell Aerodrome in the RV-6.
    • Montana Flying Adventure | 4K - Duration: 103 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Flying in formation from British Columbia to Montana in a Vans RV-6 and Grumman Tiger. A few aerobatics through the mountains and over the Grand Prismatic Spring along the way, and a fast paced ad...
    • RV-8 and the Next Attempt - Duration: 9 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      This is just another attempt at locating combinations of cameras, mounts, and positions.
    • Vans RV-10 night landing in Nashville. - Duration: 4 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      I took my Vans RV-10 for a night flight and night landing in May of 2018. Great view. Great weather. Lovely flight.

      This was my first real attempt at Go Pro with actual thought as to which ang...
    • WFA - Schenectady - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      Flight of two RV aircraft (RV-8 and RV-7a) flew to Schenectady, NY to visit the Empire State Aerosciences Museum and listen to a talk by Larry Lewis about his book "Sadie Boys".
    • Van's RV Aircraft Kit Plane Compilation - Duration: 9 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      Hey everyone, I just finished up my last exams from college and finally had the time to make a compilation to celebrate!

      Here is a special video featuring the Van's RV series of home-built planes....
    • Gene Lee's RV-7A from Van's Aircraft - Duration: 5 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      We interviewed Gene Lee about his beautiful Van's Aircraft RV-7A. Listen as he talks about getting his start in flying and acquiring his RV. #vansaircraft #vansairforce #rvaircraft

      Visit our websi...
    • Van's Aircraft RV-14 Overview & First Flight - Duration: 7 minutes, 17 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      Vans aircraft introduces the RV14. This video from Vans highlights the newest kit to the Vans lineup.

      Video is by Vans Aircraft ( ). Visit their website for more info on the V...
    • Radial RV-8R: "A Poor Man's Hellcat" - Duration: 6 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      We were thrilled to congratulate Brian Kelly, EAA 578554, whose unique RV-8R made a successful first flight January 12 at the Spruce Creek airpark in Florida. The airplane, which Kelly calls a “poo...
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  • Van's Aircraft Electrical Wiring, Tips and Tools Play all

    Wiring for your Van's Aircraft RV can be challenging. Check out these wonderful videos about electrical wiring for your experimental aircraft!
    • Firewall Penetration Components for Homebuilt Aircraft - Duration: 8 minutes, 1 second.

      • 3 years ago
      Making holes in the engine firewall of an aircraft is necessary to route fuel, electric and control cable lines. It is very important that these holes do not allow carbon monoxide gas to escape int...
    • 001. Tools: Aircraft Electrical Tools, basic overview - Duration: 3 minutes, 37 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      Very basic quick and high level look at what tools you're going to commonly use for wiring and electrical work on your homebuilt aircraft.
    • 004: CRIMPING DSUB (DB) MACHINED PINS for Avionics - Duration: 3 minutes, 49 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      This is a very short and quick tutorial on crimping the standard 'DB' or "D-Sub / DSub" avionics pins and contacts using the proper tool called a 4 way indent crimper (which actually provides 8 sma...
    • 005: DSUB MACHINE PIN INSERTION & REMOVAL - Duration: 3 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      Using the standard "REd & WHITE" DB / D-Sub pin insertion and removal tool.
    • 012: MOLEX & OPEN BARREL PIN CRIMPING, Video 2 - Duration: 5 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      How to crimp an open barrel type pin (Molex, Narco, etc..) using simple tools and crimpers. Video number 1 demonstrated by Chris S. from SteinAir, Inc.
    • 006: STRIPPING MULTI CONDUCTOR AVIATION WIRE / CABLE - Duration: 4 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      How to quickly and easily strip multi conductor aviation wire and cable (this is the Tefzel M27500 Mil Spec Wire).
    • 016: HEADSET JACKS - Duration: 5 minutes, 31 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      Quick overview of standard aircraft headset and mic (microphone) jacks and how / what the "tip / ring / barrel" are. Also how they are typically shown on a drawing or document.
    • The Battery Contactor for Experimental AIrcraft - Duration: 8 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      This short video presents important details regarding the selection and operation of a battery contactor, also known as a master contactor or master solenoid as used in an experimental homebuilt ai...
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  • Van's Aircraft - RV First Flights Play all

    See these wonderful moments for pilots taking their RVs from Van's Aircraft up for their fight flight.
    • RV-12 First Flight - Duration: 20 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      This is the first flight of my RV-12 which took place on 24. Nov. 2018
    • First Flight RV12 - Duration: 18 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      This is my first flight in my RV12, which is a very customized E-AB version with a UL350iS engine and many other modifications from the E-LSA version. I'm very happy with this first flight. #VIRBAd...
    • Van's RV-7 FIrst flight - Duration: 8 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Van's Rv-7
    • RV-10 First Flight - Duration: 6 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 12 years ago
      Builder and Pilot Randy DeBauw
      May 20th, 2005
      Aurora Airport, KUAO
    • Van's Aircraft RV-14 Overview & First Flight - Duration: 7 minutes, 17 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      Vans aircraft introduces the RV14. This video from Vans highlights the newest kit to the Vans lineup.

      Video is by Vans Aircraft ( ). Visit their website for more info on the V...
    • First Flight - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      Dave Paradis and his maiden voyage aboard his RV-8.
    • RV-9A first flight - Duration: 4 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      This video is about RV-9A first flight
    • RV-12 N324VA First flight! - Duration: 5 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      First flight of N324VA
    • Spirits of Aviation RV12 - First Flight - Duration: 3 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      First flight of N32YE at the St Charles County Airport.
    • First Flight N412HC Vans RV-7 - Duration: 5 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      This not only shows 3 separate videos from the first flight, but also pics and videos I took starting from day one in the build! I hope you enjoy!
    • RV-14A 914VA First Flight - Duration: 8 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      The RV-14A demonstrator flies for the first time! This aircraft was constructed entirely with production level parts and plans, proving that the RV-14 is truly Van's most complete and easy to build...
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  • Doing Aerobatics in a Van's Aircraft RV Play all

    Watch these cool videos where RV Aircraft pilots to do aerobatics in the Van's Aircraft.
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  • Van's Aircraft RV Sample Panels, Avionics and Aids Play all

    A variety of panels for all different models from Van's Aircraft. Good examples for RV Aircraft builders.
    • ForeFlight Feature Focus: Airport 3D View - Duration: 3 minutes, 34 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Airport 3D View is an interactive preview that combines terrain and aerial imagery to help you get familiar with new airports anywhere in the world. Whether you're preparing for a challenging appro...
    • Aviation - My Panel - Smitty's RV-9A - Duration: 38 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      Here's my Panel on my RV-9A. I decided to change out the AIRGizmo Dock for a Garmin 695 GPS for the new AIRGizmo Dock for the iPad mini.

      Here's a list of items included in my Panel:
      • 2 1/4 inch A...
    • RV10 with Garmin G3X Touch Panel Tour - Duration: 33 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      This one might be a bit long and a little dry for non-pilots or non-techies! More fun travel videos coming soon!

      Since the Garmin G3X Touch panel layout is one of the most common questions I get a...
    • Aviation: All about the Garmin GTX 327 Transponder - Duration: 4 minutes, 36 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 6,244 views Anthony Arispe of talks about Garmin GTX 327 Transponder in great detail, plus goes through how to use the interactive panel of the unit.

      See the Garmi...
    • RV-12 AOA Demonstration - Duration: 80 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      This video is about RV-12 AOA Demonstration
    • Taxi Testing w/ Garmin G3X Touch - Duration: 6 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      Did some taxi testing in the RV10 today. This video gives you a nice look at the panel during startup and taxiing. The G3X Touch is a great system! I'll have to do another "interior tour" video som...
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  • All about Aircraft Vinyl Wraps Play all

    • RV-9A Vinyl Wrap - Duration: 4 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      This video is about RV-9A Vinyl Wrap
    • Plane Vinyl Paintless Graphics - Duration: 4 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      An alternative to painted graphics is custom vinyl wrapping. It costs far less than custom paint work, with less downtime. "Aviation Consumer" editor Larry Anglisano spotted Plane Vinyl's Glasair r...
    • Vinyl Wrapped my RV-12 - Duration: 3 minutes, 1 second.

      • 3 years ago
      I created this video with the YouTube Slideshow Creator (
    • Our Old/New Airplane - MzeroA Flight Training - Duration: 6 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 12,782 views This 172 provided me with my first flying job of "Traffic Pilot" so to be in a position to not only buy it but do a full restoration on it is incredible. New paint and interior (Awes...
    • Wrap Tips & Tricks - Car Door - Duration: 2 minutes, 1 second.

      • 4 years ago
      Ole Solskin Ravn, Head Judge for the World Wrap Masters talks us through a very simple trick that allows you to access the gap between the front door and front wing when wrapping a car. Not only th...
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