Wing Attach
Finishing 1
Finishing 2
Finishing 3
Flight Controls
Rudder Pedals
External Step
Seat Backs
Pitot Static Line
Aft Top Skin
Skin Time Lapse
Instrument Panel
Wing Top Skin
Electric Aileron Trim
Attaching Tail
Landing Gear
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Welcome to the web site showing Rick Grenwis' airplane project.

May 2011: Denver to Cincinnati to Greenville,TX & back
2360 nm - 16 hours - 262 hours on the plane
Feb 2011: Leadville, CO and Death Valley, CA
Landings at highest and lowest airports in one day
Feb/Mar 2008:  Added Dynon Engine Monitor
Jan. 13, 2008: Death Valley/Las Vegas
Grand Canyon/Monument Valley. 186 hrs
July 14, 2007: Taos, NM
Sept. 24, 2006: Mt. Rushmore/Devil's Tower
May 18, 2006: 131 hours TT
Apr. 22, 2006: Greenville, TX
Sep. 6, 2005: Idaho Falls, ID
Aug. 24, 2005: 90 hours TT
July 24, 2005: Oshkosh, WI
June 29, 2005: Greenville, TX
June 19, 2005: Leadville, CO
40-hour Flyoff Complete: May 18, 2005
First Flight: April 18, 2005
Completed: April 17, 2005
Started: March 23, 2001
Airworthiness Certification completed April 5, 2005

Last Updated: June 7, 2011
Latest Photos on Page: Instrument Panel
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Send me e-mail at: grenwis<at>aol.com
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I began this project in March 2001. Building an airplane sounded like an exciting challenge that gave me a fast airplane at the end. These planes typically cruise at more than 180 mph.

I didn't know anything about riveting when I started, but it is easy to learn. In a couple years I'll get to test my abilities when I fly this plane for the first time.

This plane is being built from a kit by Van's Aircraft.

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It's great to finally fly this plane!!
May 5, 2005

My Panel.

The finished plane.... except for paint.

It all starts very innocently with two boxes of parts for the empennage--the tail of the plane.



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