Category: Building a Vans RV-12

September 2018 Building 0

September 2018 Building

A new group of students have joined the TeenFlight Campbell River program. After an introduction to safety and hangar operations the group learned about working with sheetmetal used in aircraft construction. The group learned about the...

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March Building

More work on the engine cowl   The Bottom Engine Cowl is temporarily fastened together with clecos until the rivets are installed   The fibreglass Wheel Pants have to be trimmed for a tight...

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Fuselage and Wing Progress

The TeenFlight Campbell River Crew has been making great progress since the winter break. The Aft and Centre Fuselage sections were joined together and the Wings were test fitted for the first time. The...

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Building – Fall 2017

The Teenflight Campbell River crew started up again with the beginning of the new school year. When the summer ended, the firewall and center wing spar box was being assembled. Since then more bulkheads...

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January Building

The wing kit has arrived and Campbell River TeenFlight 2 Group got right to work deburring and fluting The ribs and spars were then primed Keep checking back for more progress as assembly continues

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November and December Building

The TeenFlight and TeenFlight2 Campbell River groups have been busy. The Empennage kit is quickly coming together for the new students as they learn new skills.   The original TeenFlight group has taken on...

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Taxi Testing

The TeenFlight Campbell River RV12 has now completed Taxi Testing to make sure that everything is ready for the first flight!         All systems were good except a small squeal from...

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RV12 Painting

The next task after a successful weekend in Campbell River was to finish painting the RV12 The Canopy is finally finished and ready for paint The Fuselage was masked and the accent stripes applied...

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May Building

May has been a busy month for building The Cabin Heat Control was completed and the Radiator Installed The Fuel Tank in now in place and the Seat Belts attached The Canopy is getting...