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Forum: RV-9/9A 11-27-2014, 02:50 PM
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Posted By bruceh
Derek, I bet you are glad to get out of the box...

Derek, I bet you are glad to get out of the box and go places. We will have to get all of the Ramona -9A's (BillC, Jim, Ron, you, me) together and do a breakfast flight some weekend. Are you going...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-07-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
Status is Done. Ready to fly!

Obligatory photo of the finished RV-9A.
http://www.overthehills.com/RV-9A-Project/Final-Assembly/The-Last-1/i-dTgDBTv/0/M/IMG_4986-M.jpg

Airworthiness inspection completed 4/6/14.

First flight to...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-16-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
Peter, Glad to see you reach the finish line!...

Peter,

Glad to see you reach the finish line! I'll have to make my way over to Cable again to see the finished product.
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-31-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
Looking good Dave! Don't dread the fiberglassing...

Looking good Dave! Don't dread the fiberglassing - that part is easy. Lay the strips down and let it set up. The worst part is the sanding/filling/sanding/filling/etc. and repeat 5 or 6 times as...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-13-2012, 12:52 PM
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Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
It has wings!

Big day and some Major Visible Progress (MVP). With some expert help from Roee Kalinsky (RV-7A builder), and some assistance from my kids the wings are on the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-05-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
I used the cheap Harbor Freight die grinder and...

I used the cheap Harbor Freight die grinder and the disc's that Van's gives you to cut it. Gave my poor little air compressor a workout. ;) Temps here in SoCal have been mid 90's, so plenty warm on...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-05-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
Made the big cut yesterday. One step closer to...

Made the big cut yesterday. One step closer to completing this canopy work.
http://www.overthehills.com/RV-9A-Project/Finish-Kit/Canopy/i-7DsqtcJ/0/M/IMG2717-M.jpg
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-03-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
Kelly, looks like you are getting real close for...

Kelly, looks like you are getting real close for that first flight. Congrats!
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-07-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
I did something similar with a nut plate on the...

I did something similar with a nut plate on the rudder. Fortunately it was easy to take it off and put it on the other side.
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-13-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
Don, Spinner but no prop? Is there an engine...

Don,

Spinner but no prop? Is there an engine under that cowling? Looks like it would tip off the stand if there was engine weight up front. How did you fit the cowling without an engine and prop???
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-04-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
Empennage, Wings & Fuselage done...

http://www.overthehills.com/RV-9A-Project/Finish-Kit/Finish-Kit-Inventory/i-GVPVrPb/0/M/IMG2265-M.jpg
Finish Kit is in the shop!

Now I just need an engine, prop, some avionics and wires. :D
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-27-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
Looking good Kelly, now get that thing (not the...

Looking good Kelly, now get that thing (not the car) to the airport!
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-25-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
Looks nice. I'm considering a similar panel and...

Looks nice. I'm considering a similar panel and haven't seen how 2 10" displays fill the panel.

More Pics Please!
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-29-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
Haven't kept track of the hours. Don't know,...

Haven't kept track of the hours. Don't know, don't care! I'm out there working on it 3-5 evenings per week, and lots more time on the weekends. I took at least 2 months off for...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-28-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
One year, one month, one week and one day...

after I started the tail kit, I'm at another big milestone.

Rolled the canoe tonight and finished the riveting on the side...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-18-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
Wings are done (for now)

http://www.overthehills.com/RV-9A-Project/Wings/Wing-Skeleton/IMG8326/839906250_sgngW-M.jpg

Wings are off the jig, into the cart. Just some plumbing/wiring/rigging left, but that can wait because...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-07-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
Left wing top skins are on!

http://www.overthehills.com/RV-9A-Project/Wings/Wing-Skeleton/IMG8186/805148041_vZ53w-M.jpg

As soon as I can line up another session with a riveting partner, the right wing will soon also be sans...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-13-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 536,832
Posted By bruceh
HS done!

http://www.overthehills.com/photos/647512493_9Zro2-M.jpg
Thirteen days from start to finish, working a few hours every day.
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