Not an exhaustive list, just those sites I’ve used for building information, for inspiration, or are just well done
Brad Oliver – RV-7. Even though Brad is no longer buiding, his website has a lot of great information…highly recommended.
Jim Piavis – RV-7. Jim is quite a craftsman. Check out his Boredom Fighter!
Terry Jantzi – RV-6. I’ve watched Terry’s trip video a dozen times…
Reference Sites, Resources and Organizations
Rivetbangers – A friendly online community….building more than RVs
Van’s Air Force World Wide Wing – If you want to run with the big dogs…
The Matronics RV List – Captures almost ten years of RV builder experience.
The Matronics RV List search engine – Nice search engine for the RV List.
XPanel – Nice and not-too-expensive software to help design your dream instrument panel.
FAA Resources – Advisory Circulars and Regulations Online
FAA Amateur-Built Aircraft Reference Material – Excellent collection of FAA information for homebuilders.
FAA Regulatory and Guidance Library – FAA’s official site for FARs, ACs, Type Certificate Data Sheets, Orders, etc
Advisory Circular 90-89A, Amateur-Built Aircraft and Ultralight Flight Testing Handbook – PDF Document
Advisory Circular 20-139, Commercial Assistance During Construction of Amateur-Built Aircraft – PDF Document
Advisory Circular 20-27F, Certification and Operation of Amateur-Built Aircraft – PDF Document
Dynon Avionics – An affordable EFIS for experimental aircraft.
ExperimentalAero – Home of the DRDT-2 dimpling tool.
Avery Tools – Tools for RV builders.
SteinAir – Wiring kits and specialty tools. Great service!
Duckworks Aviation – Landing light kits for RVs.
Affordable Panels – Modular, pre-cut RV instrument panels.
Xtreme Products – Neat center consoles for the RV-7 and RV-9.
Perihelion Design – Some very neat electronics accessories for experimental aircraft – and a neat website!