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.
Velocity News Summer 2017 issue available!
In this quarter's issue:
Ferrying a new plane home
Installing electronic Ignition
Putting Camlocs on your cowling
Overhauling an IO-360
Making control cables
Hints and tips for builders
The basics of composite materials
. . . and much more!
A big thank-you to all of our contributors
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Visit to the Velocity Factory
An overview of the place where Velocity kits are manufactured, Velocity Aircraft, Inc. (AKA "The Factory"). Also, an overview of the builders' service center where kit owners can complete or upgrade their aircraft.
Conversations on the Forum
ANR Headsets and ADSB static . . . I received the headsets back from the manufacturer today. The boxes had paperwork on what was done. . . . I couldn't see how these things could have been causing the static. I took them out to the plane and tested them. There was no change. The static was still there and as loud as before.. . .
Towbar Pin . . . Some builders have installed a pin on their nose gear that allows for a towbar to connect to the fork so that the owner or an FBO can connect a tug (or car) to move the airplane. Pilots can use their own car to pull the airplane over to the fueling pit to refuel without having to start up the airplane. . . .
First Flight . . .First flight of N735D at FYJ. Calm winds, cool temperatures, and unlimited visibility. A few squawks to fix and . . . .
75 new forum messages this week.
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