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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by BigglesSA » Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:43 pm

Jan wrote:Nou het ek weer werk :shock:
Ja nee nou vir die laaste 60% :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by lessersg » Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:53 pm

Very Nice....How long has it been?
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by V5 - LEO » Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:59 pm

.....sjoe Francois daai seats lyk goed, wie het dit gedoen? Die hele aerie lyk goed, Jan kan vir jou die tail feathers op sit dan kan iemand jou tou op die Jabi toer :lol:

...knap werk manne =D> =D>
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by heisan » Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:09 pm

BigglesSA wrote:
Jan wrote:Nou het ek weer werk :shock:
Ja nee nou vir die laaste 60% :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
3 days left. No problem... :twisted: :wink:
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by BigglesSA » Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:19 pm

lessersg wrote:Very Nice....How long has it been?
Ordered the QB kit in October 2014 (edited)
It arrived November 2015
Build started February 2016
Engine ordered and arrived in 2017
Avionics ordered and arrived 2018
Estimated maiden somewhere in June 2018

A novice that has never build a RV is estimated to build around 2500 hours plus.
A fairly capable builder around 1800 hours.
Jan has developed some time saving methods for making certain things.
There is also very knowledgeable people around like Chalkie, and they do not mind to share knowledge.
Seems the most important thing is forward planning.

I have learned a lot during this process. I have however realized that I do NOT have the patience it takes to build an aircraft. These builders are truly a special type of individual.

As for Jan, he has made me part of the build from day one and made very sure that I understand every detail about this aircraft. He has pulled me in when he did an annual on RVI and showed me what to look out for. I am very thankful to have met such a meticulous person to guide me in becoming a RV owner.

Jan is not "just" the builder, he becomes a real friend and mentor!!!! =D>

Dankie BasJan :D
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by BigglesSA » Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:24 pm

V5 - LEO wrote:.....sjoe Francois daai seats lyk goed, wie het dit gedoen? Die hele aerie lyk goed, Jan kan vir jou die tail feathers op sit dan kan iemand jou tou op die Jabi toer :lol:

...knap werk manne =D> =D>
Baie dankie.....

TAM interiors op Wonderboom doen die sitplekke, dakbekleedsel en matte vir ons.

:lol: :lol: As for the Jabi tour, feathers are the least of our problems. Lots of other things still to happen before we get to feather stage!

I am not in a hurry! :^o :lol:
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by Goose1 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:17 pm

BigglesSA wrote:
Jan wrote:Nou het ek weer werk :shock:
Ja nee nou vir die laaste 60% :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Amper daar Bigglels een van die dae vlieg nog Beauty =D>
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by Jan » Mon Apr 30, 2018 10:09 am

I just like these low profile door handles and the covers on the inside.
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by Jan » Fri May 04, 2018 9:43 am

Latest SB on the Elevator up stop done and the complete empennage permanently installed - I think :twisted:
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by Jan » Fri May 04, 2018 10:03 am

Someone once said that a good butcher will not show you how he makes the sausage - only the finished sausage.
I have installed all the LRUs, VPX-Pro and the radio rack. Now down to some serious wiring. It is rather messy at this stage.
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by BigglesSA » Fri May 04, 2018 10:16 am

Janee, BasJan is weer vol "draadwerk"! :lol:
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by lessersg » Fri May 04, 2018 10:31 am

I have that VPX unit in my Jab awesome piece of equipment
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by BigglesSA » Thu May 10, 2018 11:57 am

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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by Jan » Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:58 am

For various reasons I have not update here for a long time.

Below a picture of the first switch on of the avionics in May. Always a big moment and no smoke observed :D
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by Mrb13676 » Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:34 pm

Very nice. Looks like you’re planning a trip to the East coast of the USA!
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