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Old 03-11-2018, 08:59 PM
cojaken cojaken is offline
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Default Pre-buy near Des Moines, IA

Can anyone recommend an A&P to do a pre-buy inspection on an RV-9A near Des Moines, IA please?
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Old 03-12-2018, 09:01 PM
RobinHou RobinHou is offline
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Location: Pasadena, California
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I used Midland Aircraft in 2015 to prebuy a RV-6 and I was pleased with their work:

Stephen Valbracht
Midland Aircraft/Marshalltown Aviation
Cell: (641)-521-6832
Fax: (641)-752-0026
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Old 03-12-2018, 09:03 PM
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Ed_Wischmeyer Ed_Wischmeyer is offline
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An Iowa friend recommends the shop in Pella. They're not necessarily RV specific, but they're good. And there's not that much in the -9A.

RV-8 (steam gauges), RV-9A at KSAV (Savannah, GA; dual screen G3X with autopilot, GTN 650)
Previously RV-4, RV-8A, AirCam, Cessna 175
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Old 03-13-2018, 01:05 PM
Tony Rome Tony Rome is offline
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Default WC Aircraft Works

Keith Campbell out of Boone, Iowa airport is extremely knowledgeable and may be able to assist.

330 S Snedden Dr.
Boone. IA 50036

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Old 03-13-2018, 04:42 PM
Cyclone Cyclone is offline
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Default Prebuy

Classic Aviation in Pella. Trevor Nikkel an A&P there is building an 8.
Great guys there. Keith at WC Aircrft in Boone. More RV experience than
anyone I know.
Rv-12. Empennage done
Wings done
Fuselage done
Finish kit done
Avionics in
Firewall forward in progress

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As long as I don't buy anything"
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