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 different types of rivets used to build the RV12 and then got to practice the skills…

Texada Fly-In

The Fly-In and Airshow season has started. While our TeenFlight Wings & Wheels Fly-In will be July 15th, Texada Aerospace is holding their Annual Fly-In a week earlier. The event takes place at Gillies Bay Airport on Texada Island on Sunday July 8th 2018. Any Students interested in attending the…

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 fit and fasteners will be attached to hold the 2 halves together and to the supporting…

February 2018 RV12 Construction

The next phase of assembly on the RV12 is the Engine Cowling The Engine Cowl is a 2 piece design with an upper and lower half. Piano Hinge is used to secure the Cowling halves together and to the fuselage.   The Upper Engine Cowling has been trimmed and Oil…

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 RV12 features removable wings. Small adjustments were made to the alignment blocks to make the Wings…

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 have been completed and the longerons have been bent. The Longerons run along the length of…

TeenFlight Campbell River Wings & Wheels 2017

The TeenFlight Wings & Wheels 2017 event was held this past weekend. Over 50 aircraft were in attendance with hundreds of spectators. The B25 “Grumpy” did several fly-by’s during the many WW II Experience Flights. Also in attendance were 2 Beech Staggerwings, a PBY Catalina, several Beavers, a Grumman Goose and a…

Wings & Wheels 2017

TeenFlight Campbell River Wings & Wheels 2017 – July 15th & 16th 2017 Wings’n’Wheels Poster Come to YBL Airport to Support TeenFlight Campbell River. Free Entry with lots to see and do! Wings and Wheels is this weekend! Dinner / Dance / Social on Saturday night. Aircraft and Car show…