Distraction

Progress (lack of) and baby RV

A distinct lack of progress lately due to a litany of excuses. I have an increasing pile of metal awaiting the lovely priming progress but unfortunately due to a decreasing pile of motivation, I haven’t…

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LAA Wiring Course

Go on a wiring course they said, you’ll learn loads and get a trip to Englandshire. So, the LAA Wiring Course was booked and travel arrangements made. I live 10 minutes from Aberdeen airport (pay…


Sollas fly-in beach landing

A fantastic day out in a friend’s RV6 to the Sollas fly-in on North Uist. There can’t be many places where you can do this and it was totally awesome. The sand was smooth, solid…


A bit of RV inspiration

Was lucky to be invited to the Carrickmore Fly-in by a friend of mine who is an RV-6 owner. Tricky runway to land on being only 5m wide with a decent crosswind. I don’t think…


Fuselage 25-02 (cont)

Vans expect a bit more of you in the first few pages of the fuselage chapter as only one side of anything symmetrical is shown. The ribs in the image are all identical apart from…




Aircraft registered

As a small piece of self generated inspiration, I registered the Vans today which shall hence forth be known as: G-CRVC See what I did there?


PA28 flying – video

While I’m building the 14 I have taken a share in a PA28 based up in Longside (EGPS) near Peterhead in the depths of NE Scotland. Longside was a Spitfire base during WW2 but now…