Welcome to rv8.ch!

This little site will document the progress on the building of our Van’s RV8 experimental aircraft. We will load lots of images, tips, tricks and techniques that we learn ourselves and from others on the net.


Danny King's RV8 Beautiful Doll

Danny King’s RV8 Beautiful Doll

10 Dec Polishing the airplane

RV-List message posted by: "Amit Dagan" Listers, A few days ago I started a thread about polishing the aluminum skins of RVs. I specifically requested reasons for and against it. Most responds were unanimous about how beautiful a...

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27 Oct Wing wiring conduit

After a lot of deliberation, consternation, and flip-flopping, I've finally decided how to get the wires from one end of my wing to the other. Amazingly, I'm using the PVC conduit that I purchased from...

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27 Oct Pitot Tube Plumbing

Even though I have purchased an expense Gretz Aero pitot mount, I've decided to just use the simple Van's method for the pitot. Just trying to keep it simple. Unfortunately, using the Van's method, the nut...

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