Hi, let me introduce myself- I am Jarek Teresiński from Poland.
Core and wings of the plane I ordered on November 2016. On May 2017 my first package arrived with KIT to build. On July I had stared building plane under the watchful eye of master aircraft mechanic- Henryk Wicki, who built few Vans RV 6,7,8,10, 14. He also renovate and build replics of historic planes with his crew. They are amazing people and experienced mechanics. So it was amazing time of learning and working with Vans and other planes.
The build of the Vans ended on May 2019. Next the test?s flights and all formal procedures were taken. And on January 2020 the plane was finally ready to fly. Due to weather first two session of flights with the experienced pilot were on the March 15th. Eleven days later when weather was better I started my independent flights. The first 30 minutes I spend on the ground just having fun with the plane (for example doing circles and low taking off and landing along the runway). Next I made my first independent flight (**** yeah) and also the flight to the aircraft zone and my first independent landing. Landing on three points escpecially without passenger is not the easiest one. I also have only a little experience with the back wheel. When weather conditions are good I try to fly as much as I can. Also I have my first attemps with the acrobatics and the landing with the side wind. Since beginning I am trying to land on three points. I already have 4h 53min of independent fly and 55 min of training with the experienced pilot. I enjoy a lot flying and working. Amazing plane with the engine Lycoming 200 hp and MTV- Propeller 3 blades. Thanks to you and all you Vans crew.
Best regards from Poland,