RV Photo Album, RV6A
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.
Eric Newton RV-6A N57ME
O-320 H2AD; Ed Sterba Wood Prop (68x76);
Leather interior by Becki Orndorff.
Bernie Kerr RV-6A N60WM
Lycoming O-320; Sensenich FP prop (80 inch); 1068 pounds with cg inside limits with every loading configuration; Apollo 40 com, Garmin 195; wing wags, single strobe on tail; Sam James cowl (modified for carb engine with Van's airbox); pressure recovery main pants(old style nose pants), Tracy Saylor gear leg fairings; Navaid tracking Garmin.
Don Wright RV-6A N598EP
Built by Ernest Patterson; 0-360; Sensenich
Aitor Alonso RV-6A EC-YFF Villarias 8-2º derecha, 48001 Bilbao, SPAIN
This Spanish RV has a really distinctive paint scheme!
Notice the modified cowl intakes. The prop is something other than what we usually see in the States.
Walt Hastings RV6A N79WH
Santa Clarita, CA
5years, 10 months from start to first flight on Feb. 28, 1998; 0-320 160hp with
Sensenich F/P Prop;
Jeff Crabb RV6-A N38JC
2.5 yrs to first flight on 3/24/00; O-360; Sensenich F/P prop.
Basic IFR instruments; RMI uMonitor; Navaid; electric trim and flaps.
Gord MacMurchy RV6A C-GLPD
Built By MacMurchy brothers, Gord & Stu. Begun February 2,1993, first flight July 31,1996. Full dual controls; O320B2A, 160hp; 70" IVOPROP; Electroair Dual Electronic Ignition; Mountain High Oxygen; GPS top speed level flight 201 mph; The aircarft flies hands off and is tons of fun. The photo was taken by Ken MacMurchy (little brother)
Ted French RV6A (former owner)
First flight June 1996; VFR panel equipped for night flying; Garmin 195 GPS; Microencoder; 200 mph full throttle straight & level. This plane is a blast to fly. So much so, that I'm building another.
Jim Cone RV6A N929JC
160 hp Lycoming; Sensenich metal prop; Equipped for full IFR flight.
"I built my own design fairings for the wing roots, empennage, and
canopy and made them out of
(Regrettably, this beautiful aircraft was destroyed 6/15/98 when a hanger collapsed)
Update 10/1/00: Here is Jim's new RV-6A!
Not only is Jim grinning because of the new bird, but also because he managed to regain his medical after losing it for a year!
Ed Bundy RV6A
Construction time: 2100 hours
Marvin Soward RV6A