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An Update on Factory Changes and the Road Ahead at Van’s

We’ve been quite busy recently at Van’s Aircraft. Orders are strong with lots of kits being built and many exciting reports of flying RV’s. We are grateful to all our customers, both new and existing! You’ll notice that we recently adjusted kit lead times – the estimated period of time between order date and ship […] Read More

Recap: One Week Wonder Oshkosh 2018

Kicking off EAA AirVenture Monday morning at 8:00 AM with the ceremonial opening of the fuselage and wing crates, the “One Week Wonder” project to build an RV-12iS in six and a half days breathed life. Led by Scott McDaniels, the Van’s Aircraft “Build Team” included leaders Davis Payton, Ed Chesney, Ryan Jandrow and Tony […] Read More

Richard VanGrunsven Receives AOPA General Aviation Safety Award

On March 21, 2018, Van’s Aircraft founder Dick VanGrunsven was presented the AOPA General Aviation Safety Award in recognition of his efforts and contributions toward safety in general aviation, and in the experimental community in particular. Below, view a video of the presentation and read a letter from Van to the RV community,  in which […] Read More

Kit Availability and Timing Notice for all RV-3, 4, and 6 Builders

Van’s has instituted a change in kit availability and pricing for the RV-3, RV-4 and RV-6 aircraft models, effective January 1. 2018. This letter explains those changes and how orders will be handled going forward. Van’s Aircraft maintains its kit prices and approximate lead times for each model on this website in the Order a […] Read More