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Old 03-11-2018, 03:59 PM
jetpig05 jetpig05 is offline
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Location: Chino CA
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Default Serious Buyer HERE

Hello everyone. I have just joined this forum as I am looking to purchase an RV in the next couple of weeks. I am looking for an RV6, 7 or 9. Also, a model is ok. I am looking for something with at lease 180hp. I would like to have some glass or all glass. IFR is a must and an auto pilot would be preferred...
PLEASE PM me if you are willing to let your baby go to a new home.

Thank you
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Old 03-11-2018, 04:03 PM
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Mike S Mike S is offline
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Default Welcome to VAF

Originally Posted by jetpig05 View Post
Hello everyone. I have just joined this forum

Thank you
Adam, welcome aboard the good ship VAF
Mike Starkey
VAF 909

Rv-10, N210LM.

Flying as of 12/4/2010

Phase 1 done, 2/4/2011

Sold after 240+ wonderful hours of flight.

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Old 03-11-2018, 06:01 PM
Tankerpilot75 Tankerpilot75 is offline
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Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Posts: 214
Default Good hunting


As I’m sure you realize RV aircraft are great little flying machines. Here are a couple of suggestions as you focus your search.

1. Don’t become too attached to a particular RV during your search.
2. Set hard but reachable criteria.
3. Remember these are amateur built aircraft therefore build quality is very important.
3A. See rule #1.

4. It’s extremely important you get qualified assistance during your search to help you identify “quality” from “suspect.” Find someone who’s built an RV that you know built an excellent airplane.
5. Make sure you get a prebuy inspection by someone who is a qualified A&P and has “experience” with RV aircraft. The money you spend here will more than offset any cost you will encounter latter from undisclosed or discovered problems.
6. I cannot over emphasis this point enough, get “type transition training” from an experienced RV instructor pilot. RVs are easy to fly - but they can surprise you if your caught “unaware.”
7. Remember, pretty airplanes are nice but paint can hide a lot of “ills.”
Jim Harris, RV7A, 2nd owner, N523RM
IO-360, Hartzel CS prop, Older Aerotronics built panel Dual GRT Horizon WS, Garmin 340, 335, Dual 430s, Stratux hard wired to WS, Dynon D10A (backup EFIS)
Retired - Living the dream - And going broke!
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Old 03-11-2018, 06:09 PM
Larco Larco is online now
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Location: DVT Phoenix
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Might look at this one? Comes highly recommended and maybe negotiable or not but a good find for sure.
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Old 03-11-2018, 07:05 PM
bryannortje bryannortje is offline
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Location: Gold Hill - NC
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Default RV6 Available

Hi Adam

I have a very nice 6 available. Email has been sent.

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Old 03-11-2018, 10:20 PM
jetpig05 jetpig05 is offline
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Location: Chino CA
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Thanks everyone (So Far). I am very excited to be here and really looking forward to this . Thank you
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Old 03-11-2018, 10:23 PM
Bevan Bevan is offline
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Location: BC
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Being from Chino, you could build one.

RV7A Flying!
O-360-A1F6 (parallel valve) 180HP
Dual P-mags
Precision F.I. with AP purge valve
Vinyl Wrapped Exterior
Grand Rapids EFIS
Located in western Canada
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