We recently had an opportunity to chat with Guil Barros about his RV-9A while at the Petit Jean fly-in. Guil discusses building and flying his RV and his plans to travel to Brazil with his wife in the airplane they built.
Story Category: RV Story
When you watch Robert and Gail Cutter of Columbia, South Carolina tell the story of building their RV, you’ll understand what we mean when we say RV building can be a truly amazing and personal experience! You’ll never meet two nicer people, and we’re so glad they’re part of the Van’s Aircraft family!
I was fortunate to get in on the ground floor of Space Shuttle Operations and learned a lifetime of lessons in developing procedures and rules for operating that edge-of-envelope machine. My job was to put together Space Shuttle missions, train the teams, and to make sure that everyone comes home with the missions accomplished. It […] Read More
I was born and raised in aviation-rich Antelope Valley, California, near Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert. My father was a Private Pilot and A&P so my three younger brothers and I spent many weekends flying out of Lancaster’s Fox Field, Quartz Hill and Rosamond airports which we considered ‘homes away from home’. […] Read More
I entered into the realm of “RV pilot” on February 12, 2006 by making the first flight of my RV-10. I spent a little less than 25 months and approximately 1700 hours on construction, using a Standard Kit with the QuickBuild fuselage option. When I began the process, I thought of construction only as a […] Read More