Our Van's RV-12 E-LSA was completed September 2018. I am a first-time builder, and it took three year build working week-ends only. Continue reading "Kincaid RV-12"
This January, EAA Chapter 1240 will be bringing the "One Week Wonder" aircraft, built at Air Venture 2018, to the Sebring's Sport Aviation Expo.
Look for the "One Week Wonder" at the EAA tent located on the South side, adjacent to the Workshops tent. This is a wonderful example of the great possibilities that exist - from ground speed zero to 140! Continue reading "One Week Wonder Coming to Sebring's Sport Aviation Expo"
After three years and 1,800 hours of construction, I'm proud to acknowledge the first flight of my Rotax 912 ULS powered Van's RV-12 E-LSA, serial number 120850, N850VH, on May 20, 2017, at Archuleta County Stevens Field (KPSO) Pagosa Springs, Colorado, field elevation 7,664' (morning density altitude well over 9,000'). Continue reading "John Vander Horck RV-12"
Van's Aircraft has released a nearly half-hour long, in-cockpit video of the first flight of the One Week Wonder, an RV-12iS built by volunteers during AirVenture last month. Continue reading "One Week Wonder First Flight - 3D view"
A time-lapse video of the complete build of the One Week Wonder, a Van's RV-12iS constructed during the EAA's AirVenture, is now available. The two-minute video shows the day-by-day activities and progress from opening the shipping crates at 8 am on Monday morning (first day of AirVenture) to first flight on the following Monday evening. Continue reading "One Week Wonder Build Captured in Less Than Two Minutes"
The Van's elves continued working on finishing up the RV-12iS build on Saturday night and had it ready for its airworthiness certificate inspection and issuance on Sunday morning....the seventh days of the project. EAA staffer and FAA Designated Airworthiness Representative (DAR) Joe Norris issued the certificate shortly before the afternoon air show. Continue reading "One Week Wonder -- Day 7 -- First Taxi"