Van's Aircraft Total Performance RV Kit Planes

Construction FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

The documents posted below on this page have been created by the technical
support staff and placed here to assist you in the construction of your kit.

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Acrylic Canopy And Lexan Window Hints

A common RV-7/7A and RV-9/9A fuselage construction question

Airspeed indicator markings by model

Buying a Flying RV

Buying a second-hand RV Kit

Engine/Horsepower Limitations

Engine Runs Hot

External Cabin Step Kit Installation Instructions

Flap Motor Maintenance

Gauge Installation Diagram and Instructions

Hinges supplied and used in RV Kits

How to jack up an RV

MIL-R-47196A - military spec: rivets, buck type, preparation, and install

My nose gear shimmies

Quickbuilders.... before you get started!

Registering and Licensing Your RV

Routing of wires and tubes in the Wing

Routing Wires through the Center Section Bulkheads

RV-12 Dynon D-180/D100 Upload FAQ


Section 3 Tools and Workspace

Section 5 General Information

Simulating the Propeller for fitting the Cowl

Sliding Canopy Installation

Torque Specifications for Hose End Fittings

Tricycle gear aircraft nose wheel torque

What Paint Brands and Colors does Van’s Aircraft use ?

What's Your Condition (Inspection)?

Wing Heavy Analysis

Wing Incidence Drilling

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