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RV-12iS Construction Log:

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Van's Aircraft RV-12iS Stabilator Construction Completion - Smitty's RV
In this video, I'm finishing up construction of the RV-12iS Stabilator.
How to Reduce Air Compressor Noise - Soundproofing! - Smitty's RV
My air compressor was so loud, it was annoying my wife and my neighbors. Here's my solution for reducing the noise.
Van's Aircraft - RV-12iS Stabilator Part 4 - Smitty's RV
In this video, I'm putting the Hinge Brackets together for the front spar of the Stabilator.
Van's Aircraft - RV-12iS Stabilator Part 3 - Smitty's RV
In this video I'm attaching the Upper and Lower Cable Attach Horns.
Van's Aircraft - RV-12iS Stabilator - Part 2 - Smitty's RV
In this video, I'm continuing work on the Stabilator, creating the spar box assembly.
Van's Aircraft - RV-12iS Stabilator - Part 1 - Smitty's RV
In this video, I'm starting work on the Stabilator.
Van's Aircraft - RV-12iS Anti-Servo Tab - Smitty's RV
In this video, I'm building the Anti-Servo Tab for the RV-12iS Stabilator.
Van's Aircraft - RV-12iS Rudder Part 3 - Smitty's RV
In this video, I'm completing my work on the RV-12iS Rudder.
Van's Aircraft - RV-12iS Rudder Part 2 - Smitty's RV
In this video, I'm working some more on the RV-12iS Rudder.
Van's Aircraft - RV-12iS Rudder Part 1 - Smitty's RV
In this video, I'm starting work on the RV-12iS Rudder.
Van's Aircraft - RV-12iS Vertical Stabilizer - Part 2 - Smitty's RV
In this video, I'm completing work on the RV-12iS Vertical Stabilizer.
Van's Aircraft - RV-12iS Vertical Stabilizer - Part 1 - Smitty's RV
In this video, I'm starting work on the RV-12iS Vertical Stabilizer.

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RV-9A Construction Log:

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Preparation

Empennage
- Horizontal Stabilizer (49:40)
- Vertical Stabilizer (21:15)
- Rudder (32:15)
- Right Elevator (35:45)
- Left Elevator (30:50)

Wings
- Inventory & Setup (9:30)
- Left Wing Prep (54:30)
- Left Fuel Tank (45:20)
- Left Wing Skins (46:10)
- Right Wing Prep (34:15)
- Right Fuel Tank (47:50)
- Right Wing Skins (40:15)
- Ailerons (54:30)
- Flaps (40:30)
- Rods and ends (18:45)

Fuselage
- Fuselage Parts List
- Inventory and Setup (7:15)
- FireWall (14:30)
- F-704 Bulkhead (13:25)
- F-705 Bulkhead (14:20)
- Other Bulkheads and Longerons (17:30)
- Tailcone (29:30)
- Center Section (35:15)
- Forward Section (52:40)
- Forward Assembly (24:30)
- Skins/Baggage Area (46:30)
- Seats & Seat Floors (30:15)
- Flaps & Gear Mounts (18:15)
- Fuselage Plumbing (14:0)
- Tail Feathers (16:35)
- Front Deck/Firewall (58:50)

Finish Kit
- Electrical (57:30)
- Electrical Part 2 (24:0)
- Canopy (22:30)
- Landing Gear (18:35)
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