Finishing Stages
Final Move Final Move (pg 2) Wing Installation Wing Installation (pg2) Wing Installation (pg 3) Wingtip Fitting Nav Light installation First Engine Run EZ-Pilot Servo Install

 

 

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RV-6A Home Finishing Stages Firewall Forward Fuselage Panel & Electrical Wings Empennage

 

RV-6A N731CK took what I hope to be its last U-Haul ride on 3 May 2008.  These pages document the final assembly steps at South County Airport in San Martin, CA.  Click on thumbnail pictures for larger view.

 

Final Move (pg 1):

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Final Move (pg 2):

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Wing Installation (pg 1):

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Wing Installation (pg 2):

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Wing Installation (pg 3):

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Wingtip fitting and installation:

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Wingtip navigation & strobe light installation:

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First engine run and taxi test:

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Trio EZ-Pilot Servo Installation:

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First Flight:

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  This page was last updated on 12/18/11.

 

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