ASSEMBLY PROJECTS

Aircraft Assembly Centre factory builds are perfect for clients not wanting to self build their RV Aircraft.

February   2019

Vans Aircraft RV10-Graham Taylor

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV
REGISTRATION ZU-TBA
ENGINE  Lycoming IO-540
ENGINE HP  260 HP
PROPELLER  Hartnell Constant Speed
AVIONICS  Dual Garmin G3X, G750 Nav Com, GTR200 Com, Auto Pilot, Garmin TX
FIRST FLIGHT  Estimated February 2019
OWNER  Graham Taylor
BASE  FAVG Durban
GENERAL
UPHOLSTERY In-house

September  2018

Vans Aircraft Rv10- Andre Burger

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV10
REGISTRATION ZU-MTB
ENGINE  Lycoming Io540
ENGINE HP  260 HP
PROPELLER  Hartnell Constant Speed
AVIONICS  TBA
FIRST FLIGHT  September  2018
OWNER Andre Burger
BASE Wonderboom
GENERAL
UPHOLSTERY In-house

August 2018

Vans Aircraft RV7 – Martin Reynolds

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV7
REGISTRATION ZU-MGR
ENGINE  Lycoming O-360
ENGINE HP  180 HP
PROPELLER  Sensenich Fixed Pitch
AVIONICS Garmin G3x
FIRST FLIGHT August 2018
OWNER Martin Reynolds
BASE Stellenboch, Cape Town
GENERAL
UPHOLSTERY In-house

March 2018

Vans Aircraft RV7 – Jaco van Z

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV
REGISTRATION ZU-JCO
ENGINE  Lycoming IO-360
ENGINE HP  180 HP
PROPELLER  Hartnell Constant Speed
AVIONICS  Garmin G3X, GTR200 Com, Auto Pilot, Garmin Transponder
FIRST FLIGHT  March 2017
OWNER  Jaco van Zyl
BASE  FASI Springs
GENERAL
UPHOLSTERY In-house

November 2017

Vans Aircraft Rv10- John Wright

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV10
REGISTRATION ZU-JPW
ENGINE  Lycoming Io540
ENGINE HP  260 HP
PROPELLER  Hartnell Constant Speed
AVIONICS  Garmin G3X, GTN750,GTR 200, G5
FIRST FLIGHT  September  2017
OWNER John Wright
BASE  FAGM
GENERAL
UPHOLSTERY In-house

March  2017

Vans Aircraft RV10-Riaan Oosthuizen

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV
REGISTRATION ZU-MOO
ENGINE  Lycoming IO-540
ENGINE HP  260 PH
PROPELLER  Hartnell Constant Speed
AVIONICS Dual Garmin G3X, G750 Nav Com, G255 Nav Com, Auto Pilot, Garmin TX
FIRST FLIGHT  March 2017
OWNER  R Oosthuizen
BASE  Port Elizabeth
GENERAL
UPHOLSTERY In-house

February  2017

Vans Aircraft RV10-Tony Bailes

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV
REGISTRATION ZU-TXJ
ENGINE  Lycoming IO-540
ENGINE HP  260 HP
PROPELLER  Hartnell Constant Speed
AVIONICS  Dual Garmin G3X, G750 Nav Com, G255 Nav Com, Auto Pilot, Garmin TX
FIRST FLIGHT  Feb 2017
OWNER  Tony Bailes
BASE  Port Elizabeth
GENERAL
UPHOLSTERY In-house

October  2016

Vans Aircraft RV7A-John Zulch

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TYPE Vans Aircraft RV
REGISTRATION ZU-IIU
ENGINE  Lycoming  IO-360
ENGINE HP  180 HP
PROPELLER  Hartnell Constant Sped
AVIONICS Dual Garmin G3X, GTR200 Com, GTZ327 TXP, Garmin Auto Pilot
FIRST FLIGHT  September 2016
OWNER  John Zulch
BASE  Morning Star Cape Town
GENERAL
UPHOLSTERY In-house

DECEMBER 2015

Vans Aircraft RV7 - Machiel Du Plessis

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV7
REGISTRATION ZU-WMM
ENGINE RCA Lycoming I0-360
ENGINE HP 180 hp
PROPELLER Hartzell
AVIONICS Dual Garmin G3X, GTR200 Com, GTZ327 TXP, Garmin Auto Pilot
FIRST FLIGHT December 2015
OWNER Machiel Du Plessis
BASE Kimberley
GENERAL
UPHOLSTERY In House

OCTOBER 2015

Vans Aircraft RV7 - Rod Davies

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV7
REGISTRATION ZU-IGL
ENGINE RCA Lycoming 0-360
ENGINE HP 180 hp
PROPELLER Hartzell
AVIONICS IFR Panel, Dual Garmin G3X, GMA 240, GNC 255, GTR 200 GTX327 VPX
FIRST FLIGHT October 2015
OWNER Rod Davies
BASE FlyInn, Johanesburg
GENERAL
Paint scheme light gold with black and silver striping
UPHOLSTERY Beige luxury interior option with side panels and overhead console.

MARCH 2015

Vans Aircraft RV10 - Andrew & Bruce Mager

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV10
REGISTRATION ZU-MKM
ENGINE Textron Lycoming X10-540
ENGINE HP 260 hp
PROPELLER Hartzell
AVIONICS Dual Garmin G3X Touch, Garmin 530 Garmin GTR200 Garmin GTR327 VPX
FIRST FLIGHT March 2015
OWNER Andrew & Bruce Mager
BASE Queenstown, Eastern Cape
GENERAL
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UPHOLSTERY Grey luxury interior option with side panels and overhead console.

November 2014

Vans Aircraft RV10 - Ed Deschamps

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV10
REGISTRATION ZU-TCD
ENGINE ECI Lycoming XI0-540
ENGINE HP 260 hp
PROPELLER Hartzell
AVIONICS Dual Dynon Skyviews, Garmin SL30, Garmin SL40, Garmin 240 Audio Panel, VP-X Pro installation
FIRST FLIGHT November 2014
OWNER Ed Deschamps
BASE Rand Airport, Gauteng
GENERAL
UPHOLSTERY Beige luxury interior option with side panels and overhead console.

JULY 2014

Savannha S - Tony Van Vliet

TYPE ICP Savannah S
REGISTRATION ZU-ICG
ENGINE Rotax 912 ULS
ENGINE HP 100 hp
PROPELLER DUC Helices
AVIONICS Standard gauges
FIRST FLIGHT JULY 2014
OWNER Tony Van Vliet
BASE Paradise Beach, Eastern Cape
GENERAL
UPHOLSTERY

May 2014

Vans Aircraft RV8 - Andrew Beveredge

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV8
REGISTRATION ZU-IBY
ENGINE ECI Lycoming XO-360 A1A
ENGINE HP 180 hp
PROPELLER Hartzell
AVIONICS Dynon Skyview, Dynon Radio and Intercom, VP-X Pro
FIRST FLIGHT May 2014
OWNER Andrew Beveredge
BASE Plettenberg Bay
GENERAL
Light Grey
UPHOLSTERY Beige luxury interior option with side panels and overhead console.

AUGUST 2013

Savannha S - Rudi Greyling

TYPE ICP Savannah S
REGISTRATION ZU-DEB
ENGINE Rotax 912 ULS
ENGINE HP 100 hp
PROPELLER DUC Helices
AVIONICS Standard gauges
FIRST FLIGHT August 2013
OWNER Rudi Greyling
BASE Upington
GENERAL
UPHOLSTERY

April 2013

Vans Aircraft RV10 - Kudzi Samushonga

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV10
REGISTRATION ZU-
ENGINE ECI Lycoming XI0-540
ENGINE HP 260 hp
PROPELLER Hartzell
AVIONICS Dual Dynon Skyviews, Garmin SL30, Garmin SL40, Garmin 240 Audio Panel, VP-X Pro installation
FIRST FLIGHT April 2013
OWNER Kudzi Samushonga
BASE Rand Airport, Gauteng
GENERAL
Paint scheme light gold with black and silver striping
UPHOLSTERY Beige luxury interior option with side panels and overhead console.

JUNE 2013

Oribi Rebuild - Chris Van Zyl

TYPE Oribi
REGISTRATION ZU-EHS
ENGINE Rotax
ENGINE HP 100 hp
PROPELLER DUC Helices
AVIONICS -
FIRST FLIGHT June 2013
OWNER Chris Van Zyl
BASE Rand Airport, Gauteng
GENERAL
Wing leading reskin, firewall forward and cowls
UPHOLSTERY -

MAY 2013

Vans Aircraft RV7 - St Francis Air Trust

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV7
REGISTRATION ZU-SFA
ENGINE Textron Lycoming XI0-360-M1B Fuel Injected
ENGINE HP 180 hp
PROPELLER Hartzell
AVIONICS Dual Dynon Skyviews, Garmin SL30, Garmin SL40, Garmin 240 Audio Panel
FIRST FLIGHT May 2013
OWNER St Francis Air Trust – Robert Birch & Rufus
BASE St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
GENERAL
Metallic blue top, grey bottom with silver striping
UPHOLSTERY Grey interior option with leather side panels

MARCH 2013

Vans Aircraft RV10 - Corne Le Roux

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV10
REGISTRATION ZU-TJX
ENGINE Textron Lycoming XI0-540
ENGINE HP 260 hp
PROPELLER Hartzell
AVIONICS Dual Dynon Skyviews, Garmin SL30, Garmin SL40, Garmin 240 Audio Panel, VP-X Pro installation
FIRST FLIGHT April 2013
OWNER Morne & Sulette le Roux
BASE Petrusburg, Free State
GENERAL
Paint scheme white and burgundy with silver striping
UPHOLSTERY Grey luxury interior option with side panels and overhead console

FEBRUARY 2013

Savannha S - Richard Spoor

TYPE ICP Savannah S
REGISTRATION ZU-FWZ
ENGINE Rotax 912 ULS
ENGINE HP 100 hp
PROPELLER DUC Helices
AVIONICS Standard gauges
FIRST FLIGHT February 2012
OWNER Richard Spoor
BASE White River, Mpumalanga
GENERAL
Carbon finish instrument panel.
UPHOLSTERY Black and red leather seats added to standard build interior.

SEPTEMBER 2012

Savannha S - John & Lana Zulch

TYPE ICP Savannah S
REGISTRATION ZU-LCH
ENGINE Rotax 912 ULS
ENGINE HP 100 hp
PROPELLER DUC Helices
AVIONICS MGL iEFIS and standard gauges
FIRST FLIGHT October 2012
OWNER John & Lana Zulch
BASE Morning Star, Cape Town
GENERAL
Carbon finish instrument panel.
UPHOLSTERY Black and red leather seats added to standard build interior.

MARCH 2012

Vans Aircraft RV9A - Dolph Kruger

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV9A
REGISTRATION ZU-FOS
ENGINE ECi Lycoming YIO-320
ENGINE HP 160 hp
PROPELLER Hartzell 2-blade
AVIONICS Dual Dynon Skyviews, Garmin SL30
FIRST FLIGHT March 2012
OWNER Dolph Kruger
BASE Kitty Hawk, Pretoria
GENERAL
Avionics Installation: Aref Avionics, Port Alfred
UPHOLSTERY Beige leather seats and side panels, carpet finish on floor.

November 2011

Vans Aircraft RV10 - Alec Sally

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV10
REGISTRATION ZU-JTX
ENGINE  IO-540
ENGINE HP
PROPELLER
AVIONICS
FIRST FLIGHT
OWNER Alec Sally
BASE Tempe Bloemfontein
GENERAL
UPHOLSTERY In-house

JULY 2011

Vans Aircraft RV7 - Keith Paterson

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV7
REGISTRATION ZU-KAM
ENGINE RCA Lycoming O-360 A1A
ENGINE HP 180 hp
PROPELLER Sensenich
AVIONICS Installed Aircraft Assembly Centre & Aref Avionics, Port Alfred
FIRST FLIGHT July 2011
OWNER Keith Paterson
BASE Port Elizabeth, South Africa
GENERAL
Avionics Installation: Aref Avionics, Port Alfred
UPHOLSTERY Leather seats and full leather side panels, carpet finish on floor.

MARCH 2011

Vans Aircraft RV7 - Conrad Botha

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV7
REGISTRATION ZU-FLR
ENGINE RCA Lycoming O-360 A1A
ENGINE HP 180 hp
PROPELLER Sensenich
AVIONICS Dynon D100 EFIS, Dynon D120 EMS, Dynon AP 74 Autopilot, Garmin SL40 VHF and Garmin 327 Transponder
FIRST FLIGHT March 2011
OWNER Conrad Botha
BASE Tempe Bloemfontein
GENERAL
Avionics Installation: Aref Avionics, Port Alfred, Painting: SA Mooney, Port Alfred
UPHOLSTERY In-house

JANUARY 2011

Vans Aircraft RV7 - Peter Franks

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV7
REGISTRATION ZU-JAF
ENGINE RCA Lycoming O-360 A1A
ENGINE HP 180 hp
PROPELLER Sensenich
AVIONICS Dynon D100 EFIS, Dynon D120 EMS, Dynon AP 74 Autopilot, Garmin SL40 VHF and Garmin 327 Transponder
FIRST FLIGHT January 2011
OWNER Peter Franks
BASE Springs Airfield, Johannesburg, South Africa
GENERAL
Avionics Installation: Aref Avionics, Port Alfred
UPHOLSTERY Leather seats and full leather side panels, carpet finish on floor.

DECEMBER 2009

Vans Aircraft RV7 - Ken Clark

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV7
REGISTRATION ZU-KLT
ENGINE Textron Lycoming XI0-360
ENGINE HP 200 hp
PROPELLER Hartzel
AVIONICS MGL EFIS & EMS, Garmin 240 A/panel, Garmin 430W VHF/Nav, Garmin SL40 VHF, Garmin GTX 327 Txp
FIRST FLIGHT July 2011
OWNER Ken Clark
BASE Queenstown, South Africa
GENERAL
Avionics Installation: Aref Avionics, Port Alfred
UPHOLSTERY Star Trim, Port Elizabeth

JULY 2009

Vans Aircraft RV7 - Tony van Vliet

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV7
REGISTRATION ZU-TAS
ENGINE RCA Lycoming 0-320
ENGINE HP 180 hp
PROPELLER Sensinich
AVIONICS MGL EFIS & EMS, Garmin SL40 VHF, Garmin GTX 327 Transponder, Garmin 296 GPS
FIRST FLIGHT July 2009
OWNER Tony van Vliet
BASE Port Elizabeth
GENERAL
Avionics Installation: Aref Avionics, Port Alfred, Painting: SA Mooney, Port Alfred
UPHOLSTERY Star Trim, Port Elizabeth

OCTOBER 2008

Vans Aircraft RV7A - Mike Glover

TYPE Vans Aircraft RV7A
REGISTRATION ZU-FBW
ENGINE RCA Lycoming 0-320
ENGINE HP 160 hp
PROPELLER Sensinich
AVIONICS MGL EFIS & EMS, Icom A210 VHF, Garmin GTX 327 Transponder
FIRST FLIGHT October 2008
OWNER Mike Glover
BASE Port Elizabeth
GENERAL
Avionics Installation: Aref Avionics, Port Alfred
UPHOLSTERY Upholstery:Star Trim, Port Elizabeth