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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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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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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Unread post by Jean Crous » Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:03 pm

En so geagte meneer Bosvark........se vir ons........hoe lyk daai VP nou ? :lol:
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Jean Crous wrote:
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En so geagte meneer Bosvark........se vir ons........hoe lyk daai VP nou ? :lol:
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Unread post by bosvark » Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:16 pm

:lol: The last nr of weeks been busy with the nitrate and butyrate doping of the wings, ailerons and tail surfaces. (only working on Saturdays and then lost some days due to life) But, with that done 8) , I guess next will be to paint the lot as well as the fuselage.
Was thinking of white with blue around the leading edges. Any suggestions will be appreciated.
And then the big assembly should start. [-o<
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Unread post by V5 - LEO » Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:39 pm

...so iets?
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Unread post by bosvark » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:07 pm

Min of meer. Maar met die blou in 'n reguit lyn. Sonder die boë.
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bosvark wrote:
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Min of meer. Maar met die blou in 'n reguit lyn. Sonder die boë.
....nee man scallops is soos panties, gaan nooit uit die mode nie :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Unread post by bosvark » Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:33 am

Ek moet nog leer hoe om 'n reguit two-tone lyn te verf, wat nog scallops? 🤔
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