Close up of Rear Horizontal Spar
The first riveted part.
Splice Angles fabricated from angle stock.
Front HS Spar drilled and held in place by Clecos.
HS Ribs fluted for lie flat and ready for drilling.
HS Skeleton assembled and ready to brace on the Jig.
HS Skeleton with both skins mounted with Clecos
VS with skin mounted with Clecos
Right Elevator Skin with Stiffners mounted with Clecos.
Right Elevator in Jig
Left Elevator Skin with Stiffeners mounted with Clecos.
Crated Fuselage at ABF Freight Yard.
Placing Crated Wings on trailer.
Jeff Hove and Dave Kolling with trailer loaded.
Box of parts used for the completion of the fuselage.
Another box of parts used on the fuselage.
Quick build kit fuselage and wings.
Wings with Flaps Ailerons and Push Rods Installed
Alodined Foot Petals for Brake and Rudder Bar
Rudder Bar Mounted in Aircraft
Aft Top Deck Skin on Workbenches
Center Tunnel Cover
Fuselage with Pneumatic dimplier
Overhead shot of Fuselage and Wings
Tool Box and Drafting Table with Christian Eagle in the Background
Instrument Panel being fabricated and attached to supporting braces
Right Step Installation
Primed fabricated parts ready for assembly
Seats Riveted and Ready for Paint
Canopy Seal Brace fabrication
Rollbar Hoop Fabrication
Left and Right Fuel Vent Lines
Left Gear Weldment
Flap Attach Point
Top View of Project
Front Left Side View of Project
Front Right Side View of Project
Finishing Kit Arrives
Canopy Release Close-up
Last Wing Panel in Place
Canopy Bubble Uncut
Canopy Bubble After 1st Cut
Canopy Front View
Canopy Side View
Canopy Overhead View
Canopy Marked for Separation Cut
Cutting Canopy Separation
Finishing Canopy Cut
Powder Coated Parts by Best Coat Inc. in
Center Tunnel Covering Hi Pressure Pump
Ready to Hang Engine with Rick Olson
Making Airplane Noises
Starting to Populate the Panel
Wiring the Panel
Canopy Mounted to Frame Ready for Fiberglass
PC Board for Flap Control System
Fitting the Top Cowling
Panel all Lit up
Close up of “Six Pack” Gauges
Appling Fiberglass to the Canopy
New Hartzell Blended Blade CS Propeller
Fitting the Bottom Cowling
Engine Induction System
Engine Air Filter
Damage to Cowling by Curious Builder
Grandpa with the Twins at EAA 54 Pancake Breakfast
Wingtips and Wing Root Seal Installed
Reinforced Mounting Holes
Filling Pin Holes in Upper Cowling
Reshaping Right Wing Tip
Looks More and More Like an Airplane!
Ready to fly
RV-7A In Flight Pilot Paul Hove
First Flight Award
Back from the Paint Shop
Paint Job with Stripes 3/24/2008
Paint Job with Stripes Outdoors
Flying East of