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Velocity Owners and Builders Association (VOBA)

Welcome Velocity Enthusiasts

The Velocity Owners and Builders Association (VOBA) is dedicated to the safe building and flying of Velocity Aircraft. VOBA will promote the interests of Velocity owners and builders and represent our type of aircraft in the larger aviation community.

 

 

VOBA is a member of the Type Club Coalition (TCC). The TCC was started by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) for the purpose of sharing information among the various aircraft-specific organizations.

 

The Velocity Owners and Builders Association encourages you to check out all useful sources of information on Velocity Aircraft, such as the factory's web site, the Velocity Wiki, the Facebook group, and the Reflector archive.

 

 
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Conversations on the Forum

 
Oil Pressure and Temperature in a Velocity . . . Per the operator’s manual, the normal range of oil pressure in cruise for a Lycoming 540 is between 55 and 95 psi, with a minimum of 25 on idle and a maximum of 115 on cold startups. My IO540’s OP floats between 57 and 59 psi with an OT of 202 to 205ºF in cruise, with some deviation . . . 
 
Spar installation techniques . . . I am preparing to install the spar and am in need of a few tips. When I shim the spar such that the outboard hardpoints are straight up and down( plumb ), it tends to make . . . 
 
Alternator Problem . . .On a cc trip today, my alternator quit. I bought a new one, but that's not the problem. I have a Cessna split master and that failed before. I see 4v at the alternator switch. Can I wire the . . . .
 
 

Canard Comics

 
 

Velocity News Summer 2016 issue available!

 

In the Summer 2016 issue of VOBA's Velocity News:

•   Retro-fitting a Garmin G3X

•   Upgrading brakes from MATCO to . . . MATCO!

•   Keeping your Velocity clean

•   We all need to be aviation ambassadors

•   If you strained an actual sparrow . . . Snarge!

•   Update on building C-FJTE

•   Can you STOL a Velocity?

•   The Velocity Factory Open House photos and videos

•   Aircraft Updates

 

A big thanks to all of our contributors:

                Jim Kaschmitter
               John McCoy
                Andy Millin
               Don Johnston
               James Traynor

  

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Members can download the current and past issues from the Documents section of this web site and the Newsletter Forum. (If you sign in, a direct link to the current issue will appear in this section.)
 

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Become a member of the Velocity Owners and Builders Association. Click the Member Signup link in the Membership menu. (At the top of the page on large screens and at the bottom on mobile devices.)