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Date registered: April 25, 2016

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  2. RV-12 – Progress Continues — December 27, 2017
  3. Wings Are Taking Shape! — July 19, 2017
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  5. The Work Continues — August 25, 2016

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Mar 26

More Progress Being Made

Great progress continues to be made on the empennage of the RV-12.  Several guys got together Thursday and Friday to continue work on the horizontal stabilizer.  Vans has given us a crating date of May 9th for the fuselage.  

Mar 20

A Beautiful Day to Build

Saturday turned out to be a great day to build.  The day started with a Young Eagle event that saw EAA 690 and its volunteers fly 23 young folks. We had seven pilots flying five planes and finished up around 11:00am,  We flew a group from a local Boy Scout Troop that spent Friday night …

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Mar 17

Fuselage on Order

Since we are making good progress, the fuselage kit has been ordered as of yesterday, 3/16.  We’ll keep you up to date on the details as they become known. Thanks to all of those that have put time in on this project.  I hope everyone is learning and that wee can get more folks involved …

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Mar 11

Next Step

We’re making great progress on the empennage.  Van’s currently shows lead times of 8 weeks for the wing and fuselage kits.  The wing kit is $6,405 plus shipping and the fuselage kit is $5,595 plus shipping.  We currently have just over $5,800 in the RV-12 fund.  We’ll need to raise some more money to get …

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Mar 09

Build Session 3/8/2016

We started the rudder assembly today and match drilled the skeleton parts, deburred, & scotchbrited them. After  wiping down with acetone, Gordo primed and hung up to dry. John Kimmons, Joel Levine, Gordon Fowlkes, Rich Hopkins, John Morgan, Ron Brown ( who brought tools from Dave Henderson’s build), John Bongart, Jerry Fischer    

Feb 26

Build Session 2/25/2016

Brian Michael was kind enough to provide some leadership to Cliff Aiken and myself that allowed us to finish the vertical stabilizer skeleton assembly.  We worked from 7:30 pm until 9:00 pm and had a great time learning.  Thanks Brian.       

Feb 15

The Work Has Begun

Jerry Fischer, Gordon Fowlkes, Joel Levine and Alex Straka began actual work on the RV-12 today!!  

Jan 27

Empennage Arrival and Kick-off Meeting

Our empannage kit will be delivered tomorrow, Thursday January 28th and transported to Hangar #6 on Friday.  We will have a kick-off meeting next Thursday, February 4th at the chapter hangar @ 7:00pm.  A group of us will be meeting for dinner at Sophia’s Italian Restaurant at 5:30pm for dinner.

Jan 26

It’s On the Way!!

We’ve received word from Vans that our empennage kit is on the way and is scheduled to arrive late this week!!

Jan 19

Empennage Kit Ordered!!

The empennage kit was ordered today. We expect to have a meeting very soon for all those interested in working on this project.  If you have RV building experience and want to help out by mentoring, please let us know.  I am looking forward to getting this project kicked off and beginning to see an …

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