RV Photo Album, RV6
Need some inspiration to keep your project going? How 'bout some ideas for your paint job? Here are photos of some of the RVs that are already in the air. Check back often; Hopefully this will become one of the best web archives available of RV pics. Please e-mail a photo and a short description of equipment/engine in your RV so you can be included!
This page has photos and write-ups of RV6 and RV6A aircraft.
Flight of 4 RV-6's make the trip to Osh '99;
David Davenport RV-6, N168DD
Completed October 2003
O-320 160HP, Sensenich prop, and full IFR panel with autopilot.
"It's really gratifying to be able to fly to all the spring flying events with my RV nine years in the making. I'm a first time builder, and this is my pride and joy."
Randy J. Pflanzer RV-6 N417G
First flight: June, 2000; Aerosport Power O-320 160 h.p. with Sensenich metal prop and LASAR electronic ignition; full vacuum system; digital Comm and transponder; lighted rocker switches; black walnut center console panel; Paint is DuPont Imron metalflake with a clear coat; Empty weight: 1072 lbs.
This has to be one of the most unique panels in a RV-6
Brent Mayo RV-6
First flight 6/30/98; O-360A1A; Sensenich metal prop; Garmin 250-XL; King KX-125, KX-76A; full IFR panel; DJ interior; 1055 lbs.
Bob O'Connell RV-6 N146RV
First flight July, 1995; Lyc. 0-360 180 H/P with Props Inc. wood prop; W. Berry
engraved instrument panel with lighted rocker switches, separate magnetic circuit
breakers; Warning announciator's etched into top of panel; Garmin 250XL GPS; PS Eng. 4000
intercom; Narco 12D+ Radio; Narco 150 Transponder; JPI-700 Engine Analyzer; Light Speed
"I converted the standard wheel pants to Vans pressure recovery type. Seems to be
about 5 mph increase."
Paint is Sterling white and Emeron greens.
Alex Sloan RV6 N626BA
Bud Hawkins RV6 N400BH
N400BH first flew January 20th, 1998 and currently has about 15 hours; Lycoming 0-320 150 hp; new Millenium cylinders; Dual Kx-155's; M1 Northstar; King transponder w/alt reporting;
"Flys and lands like a 172 but a tad faster. Love it!"
Currently being rebuilt following bird strike!?! Read
John's account of this wild ride.
Gary writes, "The funny thing that I keep thinking when I look at this picture, is
that Fred kept telling me to slow down so he can keep up. He has 210 HP in his Swift
and I only 160 in my RV. Wheel
Apparently somebody was holding the camera upside down during part of this photo shoot!
Jerry provided the following info: Completed in 1989; 850 hrs TT; O-360 Lycoming; Elec.
elevator trim and elec.flaps; Navaid Auto pilot;Matronics FuelScan; GPS and two Val Com
150 HP; Sterba prop
"One photo is of the plane on display in the Palms Springs Air Museum which seemed like a nice place to park for the weekend while I visited some friends. The other is off the San Francisco coast."
Terry Jantzi RV6
IO-360 180hp with /CS; Full IFR panel and leather interior; First flight end of April 1997; 235 hours to date (1/19/98 !?)