Here we go again - RV10 build

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Re: Here we go again - RV10 build

Unread post by ibeaton » Sun Jan 17, 2016 5:07 pm

Ok, started on the Horizontal Stabilizer :D and as Jan said, it is Beeeeg. :D :D :D
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So have done a little work over the break.
153 hours so far, only some 1900 to go.

Been doing lots of flying in the 7, what a beautiful machine.


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Re: Here we go again - RV10 build

Unread post by Goose1 » Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:24 pm

Eating the elephant slowly but surely. Lovely aircraft, one day when I'm big I want one :twisted:

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Re: Here we go again - RV10 build

Unread post by ibeaton » Sun Jan 24, 2016 8:25 pm

So some serious work started on the Horizontal Stabilizor:
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That is it for now folks

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Unread post by FLYGUYS » Sun Jan 24, 2016 9:17 pm

Looking great Ian, keep up the good work. =D> =D>
Are you doing this one on your own or is Andrew helping as well ??
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Unread post by BigglesSA » Mon Jan 25, 2016 4:35 am

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Unread post by ibeaton » Fri Jan 29, 2016 3:33 pm

FLYGUYS wrote:Looking great Ian, keep up the good work. =D> =D>
Are you doing this one on your own or is Andrew helping as well ??
Nope this one is a solo effort, so it is going to take a while.
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Unread post by FLYGUYS » Sun Jan 31, 2016 12:11 pm

Hi Ian,
Thanks for the reply.
Well done and good luck with the build, looking great so far.
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Unread post by ibeaton » Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:42 pm

So last weekend's effort resulted in a lot of parts in primer.
Work done, drilling, deburring, rubbing and dimpling.
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So thats it for now, next a bunch of riveting.

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Re: Here we go again - RV10 build

Unread post by ibeaton » Mon Feb 08, 2016 9:18 am

Here is what a bunch of riveting produced this weekend.

Thanks to Stephen my son who acted as the riveter.
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That is it for now, next weekend the other half is to be done.

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Re: Here we go again - RV10 build

Unread post by ibeaton » Wed May 04, 2016 4:26 pm

:D :D So it has been a while,

Empennage complete and now hanging on the wall, a partner has joined me in the build, so let me introduce Theo, we each have a share in Pegasus, a Piper Colt which has been rebuilt and converted into a taildragger after an incident in the seventies involving a prop start without chocks and a hanger at Krugersdorp I am told.

Theo is a chemical engineer, in his younger days got a long way down putting a VariEze (I think it was ) together, so guess who gets to do all of the fibreglass work.

So laid up the tail cone, next is a big match drilling session then on to deburring, dimpling, priming and finally re-assembly and riveting.
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Re: Here we go again - RV10 build

Unread post by Thermal » Sat May 07, 2016 9:24 am

Hi Ian!

Looking very good! Good luck with the tail!

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Unread post by FLYGUYS » Sat May 07, 2016 9:26 pm

Hi Ian,
Interesting stuff about the Colt Pegasus !! My late Dad was involved with the stripping of the aircraft with EAA Chapter 514 in those days, have some photos of the occasion if you are interested.
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Unread post by ibeaton » Sun May 08, 2016 10:11 am

As those of you know, building moves forward very rapidly for a time and then idles as it is disassembled and the real work takes place.

Theo thinks we have an almost complete aeroplane at this stage. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
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Unread post by ibeaton » Sun May 08, 2016 10:13 am

FLYGUYS wrote:Hi Ian,
Interesting stuff about the Colt Pegasus !! My late Dad was involved with the stripping of the aircraft with EAA Chapter 514 in those days, have some photos of the occasion if you are interested.
Regards
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Thanks Jeff, sent you a PM.

Pegasus taught me to fly a tail dragger, in fact probably re-taught me to fly as for the first 10 hours I bounded down the runway like a Jack rabbit.

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Unread post by FLYGUYS » Sun May 08, 2016 11:13 am

Hi Ian,
Thanks for the PM and email address.
I'll dig the photos out today and will mail them to you later.
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