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RV Aircraft News Stories General Aviation Camping at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh - Part I

I wanted to give those considering camping under their plane at @EAA #Oshkosh for the first time an idea about what it was like and what to expect. There's also some tips and suggestions based on our experience camping there.

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RV Aircraft News Stories General Aviation Camping at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh - Part II

In Part II of Camping at Oshkosh, I go over some of the things you might want to bring for general aviation camping as well as some pluses and minuses of different options. Just friendly suggestions and explanations to try and help you make the most of your aircraft camping experience at @EAA’s AirVenture!

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RV Aircraft News Stories RV-12iS - Rudder Attach

In this video, I'm attaching the Rudder to the RV-12iS Tailcone.

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RV Aircraft News Stories WINGS ON! Nearly Ready to Fly! - Build VLOG 15

The project is almost finished… This is bittersweet for sure.

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RV Aircraft News Stories Ultimate AirVenture - Camping

If you’re a pilot or an aviation enthusiast, camping at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is a must do. People flock from around the globe for the airplanes, but it’s the camaraderie in the campgrounds that makes AirVenture an experience unique throughout the world.

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RV Aircraft News Stories Hoses 101

Dick Koehler explains how to identify and size hoses we encounter on our aircraft. Dick is a Technical Counselor, A&P aircraft mechanic with Inspection Authorization (IA), and SportAir Workshop instructor.

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RV Aircraft News Stories Johan Sverkersson

To the airport, climate compensated and I got the wings on....soooon we'll be flying

RV Aircraft News Stories Joschua Myuri

Thinking of vinyl wrap? Don’t be afraid. It’s not permanent and you can do it! I just learned today. Wont be perfect - but doesn’t take long to get the hang of it! Completed both wings in 4 hours or so. Plane was completed in 2006. But was just aluminum except moving surfaces and fiberglass was red.

RV Aircraft News Stories Andrew Rerecich

Me: I think it’s time to order my fuselage kit. Wife: You keep ordering these kits and I still need a planter! Me: I think I have a solution… Dirt will be delivered Wednesday.

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