Evans Volksplane VP1

The Evans VP-1 Volksplane is an American designed aircraft for amateur construction designed by aeronautical engineer William Evans

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Re: Evans Volksplane VP1

Unread post by bosvark » Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:39 am

Where did the time go? I have started this project 8 years ago. What I have learnt is that you need money, time, motivation (and balls) all at the same time to continue this journey. It seems most of the money part is done. Just need to keep up the motivation now.

One of the major "obstacles" was getting together the balls to tackle the wing covering job. It just looked too much and buggering it up will be an expensive exercise. It took 4 years since I bought the first fabric cement from Kit Planes at Petit. :shock: But yes, one wing now covered and hope to get the other one done this week-end.

The doping will be another challenge...
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Unread post by heinrich » Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:13 am

Netjies! =D> =D> =D>
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Unread post by Jean Crous » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:22 pm

Bosvark, as jy by daai stadium kom, ek is seker Stefan sal vir jou raad gee, jy is ook vry om my te skakel en ek sal help waar ek kan.
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Unread post by bosvark » Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:33 am

Jean Crous wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:22 pm
Bosvark, as jy by daai stadium kom, ek is seker Stefan sal vir jou raad gee, jy is ook vry om my te skakel en ek sal help waar ek kan.
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Hallo Jean. Baie dankie, ek sal jou beslis skakel vir raad.

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Unread post by Mike Wissing » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:22 am

Eddie, did you make the cowl?
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Unread post by bosvark » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:21 pm

Mike, yes I did.
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Unread post by Mike Wissing » Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:04 pm

Beautiful work.
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Re: Evans Volksplane VP1

Unread post by bosvark » Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:53 am

You should see the cowl of another VP builder... :mrgreen:
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