RV-7A Project
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Articles
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- BST
- Great Fiberglass Info

Helpful Tools
- Fraction Finder

Useful Links
- Van's Aircraft, Inc.
- Van's Airforce
- Rivet Bangers
- RV-List Archive

Other Builders
- Michael Stewart
- Sam Buchanan
- Jerry Thorne
- Scott Will
- Steve Ashby

Vendor Database
This is a list of vendors that I have used or am considering using.

Airframe Parts, Avionics, Etc.
  • Van's Aircraft (Duh!)
  • Aircraft Spruce - If you don't know who they are, you aren't a pilot!
  • CreativAir - Source of wing-tip landing lights I'm using
  • McMaster-Carr - Good source of hoses, etc
  • Fairings, Etc. - 'Aftermarket' fairings preferred by many builders
  • SteinAir - Assorted Parts & Supplies for Homebuilders
  • Air Gizmos - Make a nice panel mount for Garmin 196/296 GPS
  • Aircraft Extras - A wide assortment of products useful to RV builders


  • Tools, Hardware
  • Cleaveland Aircraft - I got my tool kit from these folks
  • Avery Tools - Sell a good starter set of tools
  • Aircraft Tool Supply - Good prices...but occasionally have fantastic specials
  • US Plastic - Great source for hard-to-find plastic items like UHMW tape


  • Electrical
  • Mouser Electronics - Anything you could ever want for fabricating your electrical system
  • Wire Masters - Decent Prices on Aircraft-quality Tefzel wire


  • Interior/Upholstry, Etc
  • Classic Aero Designs - Very nice seats and side panels
  • Xtreme-Products.NET - Nice center console w/ Throttle Quadrant