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Welcome to rv8.ch!

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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

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08 Nov 2005 PSRU breather

I installed the PSRU breather. The original design was simple, but in some installations there was a bit of oil dripping out. The breather should solve that problem. Here are a couple of pictures of the...

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20 Sep 2005 Hooker Harness

Got a small problem with the hooker harness I bought. I've got the 5-point attachment with a Schroth rotary buckle. Very nice stuff. I bought them from Mark Frederick of Team Rocket for a good...

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03 Sep 2005 Lower Rudder Tip 3

This article is continued from here: http://www.rv8.ch/article.php?story=20050902211803283 Here are more pictures of the lower rudder tip. This article continues here: http://www.rv8.ch/article.php/200707281738417...

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01 Sep 2005 Elevator ding

Ouch. I'm not happy. My left elevator just fell off a workbench and landed on a can of kerosene, dinging the leading edge. I'm going to see if I can find a metal expert here in...

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31 Aug 2005 Fire detection circuit

Got this info from here: http://www.acroname.com/robotics/parts/R67-UVTRON.html [caption id="attachment_16676" align="alignnone" width="320"] OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA[/caption] This detector is amazing. Using the included sample circuit, you can detect a match lighting from 5 meters in a sunny room! Since the UV...

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