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Old 06-15-2017, 08:37 PM
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Default Quick builds from Mexico?

I bought an RV-7A project that was a quick build.

The flaps had stenciled "Hecho en Mexico" on them which I thought might have been a joke. However, once we put them on a bench and discovered how much twist they had (about 2 degrees), I was not sure.

We made new flaps that were completed yesterday.

Does anyone know if Van's contracted with a company in Mexico at some point? This would have probably been around 2010 or so.
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Old 06-21-2017, 12:23 PM
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I thought the QB parts were done in the Philippines.
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