Vans RV-3B

Aircraft description

Described as providing 'the original RV grin', the RV-3 is 'worn' like a glove, not flown. It's an aerobatic pilot's aircraft - and it goes where you want it to go quickly and without fuss! The objective here was 'total performance', which became the catch-phrase of the Van's company over the last decades. Snappy, fast, reliable, well-balanced. The RV-3 is, in many ways, where it all began.

This aircraft was impeccably built. The tail section surfaces were increased to .020" to eliminate oil-canning, and full length panels were employed on the wing surfaces (pre-heated prior to riveting to create a tight wing). The 180HP Lycoming engine was bulk-stripped and all cylinders replaced 420hrs ago, prior to being fitted to the aircraft.

Basic info
Aircraft type
Single Pistons (GA)
Make / Manufacturer
Vans
Model
RV-3B
Year
2010
Registration
19-7582
Registration status
Registered for sale
Total airframe hours
420 HRS
Airframe serial No.
11419
Location country
Australia
Location state
NSW
Engine hours
420 HRS
Engine / Propeller / Rotors
Engine type
Single engine

Primary (engine / propeller 1)

Engine manufacturer / Model(s)
Lycoming O-360 A1A
Engine serial number(s)
231402-36A
Last known cylinder compressions
77, 78, 78, 77
Propeller / rotor manufacturer
Catto Carbon Fibre 76.00/68.00
Propeller / rotor hours
420 HRS
Avionics / equipment

Standard flight avionics, FC-10, GT-10, Garmin Aera, iCom VHF Com, electric flaps, (auxiliary fuel tank).

Exterior / Interior Condition
Interior condition (Seller assessment /10)
7.5
Exterior condition (Seller assessment / 10)
8
Additional information
Annual due date
10/04/2023
Registration due
13/02/2023
Reason for sale
Relocating overseas
Location airport / place
Armidale // Narrandera
Unserviceable items / work needing completion
MP gauge
Accident history / details
NIL
Storage history
Hangared
Extras included in the sale (use an example )
e.g towbar, aircraft cover
Canopy cover
Specifications & performance
Cruise speed (kts)
Sea Level @ 75% power
160kts @ 24lph
Maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) (kg)
540kg
Empty weight (kg)
320kg
G limits
+6 / -3
Fuel capacity
116ltrs
No. of fuel tanks
2
Aircraft logbooks available & complete?
Available & complete

Seller information

Contact Name:

Nicholas Christie

Seller Type:

Aircraft Broker

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