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Forum: Interiors 10-19-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Here are some pictures of an interior we did a...

Here are some pictures of an interior we did a while back. It's from Tom Savrda in Florida. You may have already seen it on VAF. We added it to our customer gallery, and included some more details...
Forum: Interiors 10-12-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Here are some new RV-9A pictures from Guil B. in...

Here are some new RV-9A pictures from Guil B. in Wisconsin. Not painted yet, but the Classic Aero interior and well equiped panel look very nice. Looking forward to a future update after paint....
Forum: Interiors 10-05-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Here are some new RV-14A pictures. These came...

Here are some new RV-14A pictures. These came from Keith B. in Texas. The paint and interior look great together (not to mention the big G3X screens). Very professional. It reminds me of a factory...
Forum: Interiors 10-05-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Hey Bob, It's basically the same as the stock...

Hey Bob,

It's basically the same as the stock seats. The Vans frames are 16" wide if I remember correctly. Ours are 15.25" wide, and by the time you add the upholstery around them (1/4" foam plus...
Forum: Interiors 09-26-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Hi John, I'm sorry for the slow reply. I'll...

Hi John,

I'm sorry for the slow reply. I'll explain the reason for that in a second. I should start by saying that we don't offer any products for the Lancair line of aircraft, so pricing...
Forum: Interiors 09-25-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
We just added some new RV-6A pictures to our...

We just added some new RV-6A pictures to our customer galleries. They came from Cary Brooks. After purchasing the plane, he has done a number of upgrades including a new interior. Looks great Cary....
Forum: Interiors 09-21-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
No problem Krea. It was a pleasure working with...

No problem Krea. It was a pleasure working with you. Thanks for letting us be a part of it.
Forum: Interiors 09-19-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Here's the latest addition to our Customer...

Here's the latest addition to our Customer Galleries. It's an RV-7A built by Krea Ellis in Georgia (build assist from Synergy Air). It features a very unique and beautiful paint scheme, and our full...
Forum: Interiors 09-12-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Here are some new pictures from Ian in the UK of...

Here are some new pictures from Ian in the UK of his very nice RV-7. This is just a great looking plane. I really like the colors, and the layout of the paint scheme. The interior looks pretty nice...
Forum: Interiors 08-28-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Chad Boot from Australia sent us some nice...

Chad Boot from Australia sent us some nice pictures of his beautiful RV-14. It features a very professional paint scheme, and a clean and simple interior. Thanks Chad!

Click on the link to see more...
Forum: Interiors 08-16-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Here's the latest RV in our Customer Galleries....

Here's the latest RV in our Customer Galleries. It's from Darin Anderson just up the road in Washington. The exterior colors and the interior fit together nicely, and kind of remind me of a high end...
Forum: Interiors 08-15-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Hi David, Here are some...

Hi David,

Here are some...
Forum: Interiors 08-14-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
The latest addition to our Customer Galleries is...

The latest addition to our Customer Galleries is from Patrick in Texas. The simple and clean grey interior really compliments the exterior colors. The blue accents in the interior also tie in with...
Forum: Interiors 07-13-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
We just added some new pictures to our Customer...

We just added some new pictures to our Customer Galleries. They were sent to us by Roberto in Italy, and show his beautiful RV-7 at a cool looking little airport. Thanks Roberto!!

Roberto Guarini...
Forum: Interiors 06-22-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Another French RV! We just added this one to our...

Another French RV! We just added this one to our customer galleries. It features an amazing paint scheme, lots of bells and whistles, and of course our interior. Thanks for the pictures Felis!

PS:...
Forum: Interiors 06-18-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
The latest addition to our customer galleries is...

The latest addition to our customer galleries is from Giulio in Italy. Beautiful plane, and beautiful scenery. Thanks Giulio.

Giulio Volpe RV-7

More Details in our customer galleries ...
Forum: Reviews 06-04-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,338
Posted By Luke D
Hi Zmatt, The cost depends on what you are...

Hi Zmatt,

The cost depends on what you are after. We have quite a few options. For RV-7 and 9 (what we currently sell the most of) we actually offer the least expensive seats on the market (our CA-1...
Forum: Interiors 05-23-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Here's another beautiful RV from France. Lot's of...

Here's another beautiful RV from France. Lot's of nice features. Thank you for the pictures Alain!

Alain Van Severen RV-7

More Details in our customer galleries ...
Forum: Interiors 05-12-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Nice Martin! Like your own P-51 (with a few...

Nice Martin! Like your own P-51 (with a few modern conveniences). Looking forward to seeing it when it's done.
Forum: Interiors 05-11-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
We just added this RV-7 to the "Customer...

We just added this RV-7 to the "Customer Galleries" section on our website. It shows how even a more affordable interior ("Sierra" seats and side panels) can look great. I also love the paint scheme....
Forum: Interiors 04-20-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Many of our customers install our interiors when...

Many of our customers install our interiors when they refurbish an existing RV, and that is the case with the latest addition to our customer galleries. Thank you to Adrian from the UK. Your RV-7...
Forum: RV-14 04-09-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By Luke D
Hi Mark, Pretty much what Chris said. We try to...

Hi Mark,

Pretty much what Chris said. We try to make the slot in the cushion match the "middle" position. On the 7s and 9s, you could actaually run the 5 point out just behind the stick when you...
Forum: Interiors 04-04-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Thanks Karl. We really appreciate your order, and...

Thanks Karl. We really appreciate your order, and we're looking forward to seeing the finished product in your plane.
Forum: Interiors 04-03-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Here is another beautiful RV-7A from Australia...

Here is another beautiful RV-7A from Australia that was built by Peter Harkness. This is a good example of very eye catching paint scheme with a tastefully subtle interior. Nice job Peter, and thanks...
Forum: Interiors 04-03-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Next is an RV-14A from Bob & Deborah Giesbrech....

Next is an RV-14A from Bob & Deborah Giesbrech. This plane looks very professional inside and out. Very nice color coordination. Nice job Bob & Deborah, and thank you for sending the pictures!

Bob &...
Forum: Interiors 04-03-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Here are some recent additions to our Customer...

Here are some recent additions to our Customer Galleries (http://www.classic.aero/web/public/customer-gallery/customer-galleries.php)

The first is Nigel Campbell from Scotland. The unique paint...
Forum: Interiors 02-20-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Hi Kevin, Yes, we are working on side panels for...

Hi Kevin,

Yes, we are working on side panels for the RV-14, and plan to have a complete interior system. We recently started shipping full carpets for the 14 (they will be on our website once we...
Forum: Interiors 02-19-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
The latest addition to our Customer Galleries...

The latest addition to our Customer Galleries (http://www.classic.aero/web/public/customer-gallery/customer-galleries.php) is from Hillsboro, OR (practically local). This RV-7A was built by James...
Forum: Interiors 02-19-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By Luke D
Hi Steve. I guess I missed your post, but I'm...

Hi Steve. I guess I missed your post, but I'm glad to hear you are happy with the seats. Nice to see what they look like in the plane.
Forum: Interiors 01-19-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
I'm trying to get back to doing regular updates...

I'm trying to get back to doing regular updates on pictures that our customers send us. These are from Greg N. in Washington State. His RV-14A looks great. Very professional. Thanks Greg!

Also,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-26-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,288
Posted By Luke D
Hi Antonio, Your comment really caught me off...

Hi Antonio,

Your comment really caught me off guard. Feedback on our Aviator seats has been overwhelmingly positive over the years. Some customers have even wished that we made seats for their other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,486
Posted By Luke D
Hi Rico, we are doing the same offer we've done...

Hi Rico, we are doing the same offer we've done the last few years. Free seat heaters installed in your seats when you order any Sportsman or Aviator seat set.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 580
Posted By Luke D
Free seat heaters with Classic Aero seats

http://www.classic.aero/web/images/1929-med.jpg http://www.classic.aero/web/images/2050-med.jpg

As we've done for the past couple of years, we are offering a free seat heater upgrade with any order...
Forum: Interiors 07-17-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,941
Posted By Luke D
Thanks Mike and Krea for the nice comments and...

Thanks Mike and Krea for the nice comments and for your support. It's very much appreciated.

Mike, we try to keep improving things, so hopefully your RV-14 interior will be the best yet.

Krea,...
Forum: Interiors 07-14-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,941
Posted By Luke D
Hi Brad, I can't speak for anyone else, but the...

Hi Brad,

I can't speak for anyone else, but the reason we don't offer products for the RV-10 really came down to timing, and resources. We invested quite a bit into the RV-10. That was right about...
Forum: Interiors 07-13-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,941
Posted By Luke D
RV-14 Carpet (Classic Aero)

Hey Everyone,

We've been working on carpet for the RV-14(14A). Here are some preview pictures of the final version. We are not quite ready to take orders on the whole thing, but I'll put a link at...
Forum: Interiors 07-07-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Hi Ray, Good question. It's actually very common...

Hi Ray,

Good question. It's actually very common for customers to order some items initially, and then add more to their interior later on. With the exception of some or our cloths, we've had all...
Forum: Interiors 07-07-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
We still do lots of RV-6s even though Vans hasn't...

We still do lots of RV-6s even though Vans hasn't sold the kits for years. Here is a very nice one from Jim Thomson in Washington. Thanks Jim!

Jim Thomson RV-6A

You can see the specs in our...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,638
Posted By Luke D
Hi Scott, Here are prices for a similar package...

Hi Scott,

Here are prices for a similar package for the RV-6, but with Sportsman seats:

Cloth: $2479
Synthetic Lether (Ultraleather): $2728
Natural leather: $2985

This would included the following...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,638
Posted By Luke D
Hey Scott, Almost missed this one. I just...

Hey Scott,

Almost missed this one. I just happened to check VAF before I left for the day. I'm sorry, we don't have the Sierra seats for the RV-6, but we could do the same package with the Sportsman...
Forum: Interiors 06-16-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Here is the latest addition to our customer...

Here is the latest addition to our customer gallery. It's from Jim Ellis in Texas. Photos by none other than Doug Reeves. It's a great looking combination of paint scheme and interior. Nice job Jim,...
Forum: Interiors 06-09-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
It's been a while since we've posted on this...

It's been a while since we've posted on this thread, but here's one for RV-8 fans. This one comes from Chris Ives in CA. Beautiful paint scheme, and our Sportsman seats in leather. Thanks...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-17-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 95,728
Posted By Luke D
Good job Gil!

Good job Gil!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,135
Posted By Luke D
Congratulations on the milestone Doug. You've...

Congratulations on the milestone Doug. You've accomplished what the vast majority of would be entrepreneurs never do :D Good job!

You've also created such a great forum that folks building other...
Forum: Interiors 02-17-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Hi Bob, Let's see if I can explain this...

Hi Bob,

Let's see if I can explain this properly. Because the Aviator seats are covered with upholstery, they need something to protect the upholstery when it rests against the cross member. For...
Forum: Interiors 02-17-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Here are some new pictures we just added to our...

Here are some new pictures we just added to our customer gallery. Thanks to Alberto Belfiori from Italy. It's one of the few RV-9 taildraggers, and it looks great. The paint scheme and the interior...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,267
Posted By Luke D
Thanks Michael. I'm glad you are happy with your...

Thanks Michael. I'm glad you are happy with your seats. We try to provide options to fit many customer's budgets and preferences.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,267
Posted By Luke D
Hi Jason, I'm sorry, but we don't offer anything...

Hi Jason,

I'm sorry, but we don't offer anything for the RV-10 at this time. We are currently focused on products for the RV-14.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,267
Posted By Luke D
Hi Guys, Just a reminder that Classic Aero...

Hi Guys,

Just a reminder that Classic Aero offers several seat models to accommodate different budgets. For RV-7/9 customers we offer our "Sierra" seats:

Vinyl - $786
Cloth - $831
Synthetic Leather...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,267
Posted By Luke D
I'm sorry Dan, we just didn't have our current...

I'm sorry Dan, we just didn't have our current materials program established back then.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,267
Posted By Luke D
Hi Bryan, I'm sitting at home trying to get over...

Hi Bryan,

I'm sitting at home trying to get over the flu, and I happened to see your post. Sorry I missed you at the shop today, but it's better I don't pass this along to anyone else :)

I know...
Forum: Interiors 01-06-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Here are the latest pictures we've added to our...

Here are the latest pictures we've added to our customer gallery. It's Steve Hurlbut's latest RV, and this one is a 6. Thanks again Steve! You can see more info at the link below:

Steve Hurlbut...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,949
Posted By Luke D
That's a nice picture of your RV-6 interior...

That's a nice picture of your RV-6 interior Anthony. It looks like that pocket worked out. Thanks for posting.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,949
Posted By Luke D
Hi Mike We did offer seats for the RV-10, and...

Hi Mike

We did offer seats for the RV-10, and had planned to offer a full interior. I've put more detailed information about it in our FAQ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,949
Posted By Luke D
Thanks Lynn. I'll add the weight tally feature to...

Thanks Lynn. I'll add the weight tally feature to my to do list. Others have mentioned it too. Thanks for the feedback.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,949
Posted By Luke D
Thanks Tyler, I knew there were a few things I...

Thanks Tyler, I knew there were a few things I missed. Good catch. I've updated that now, along with a few other things I noticed at the same time. I got in a little bit of a hurry toward the end of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,949
Posted By Luke D
Thanks Vlad. Always good to hear from one of our...

Thanks Vlad. Always good to hear from one of our "celebrity" customers :D

Krea, that sounds good. Just let me know if you have any questions on anything. I like the idea of the weight calculator. We...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,949
Posted By Luke D
Thanks for the feedback guys. I'll add the...

Thanks for the feedback guys. I'll add the product weights feature to the to do list. It wouldn't be hard to make it calculate a running tally just like the price.

The biggest issue is the holes in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,949
Posted By Luke D
Smile Try our new website feature (Classic Aero)

Hi Everyone,

It's not technically new, but we just updated a feature on our website with current information. We also made it way easier to update in the future, and added some new features, so that...
Forum: Interiors 11-18-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
These great looking RV-7 pictures were sent in by...

These great looking RV-7 pictures were sent in by Kelley Clark. Really nice paint job, AFS/Garmin panel, and Classic Aero interior. Thanks Kelley! You can see more info at the link below:

Kelley...
Forum: Interiors 11-14-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,720
Posted By Luke D
Here is a beautiful RV-7 we just added to our...

Here is a beautiful RV-7 we just added to our customer gallery. This one is from Trevor C. in Aurora, OR just up the road. The overall paint scheme and interior color combination is perfect. Nice job...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,638
Posted By Luke D
Hi Jay, Headrests are not an option on the...

Hi Jay,

Headrests are not an option on the Sierra seats because they use the stock Vans frame. You could substitute our "Aviator" seats which do have the headrest options.

That would kind of go...
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