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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, and the Reflector archive.

 

 
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A trip to San Diego with Randy Ott;

 
How many pilots can carry 1,000 lbs for 1,000 miles on 8.5 gallons per hour?
 
Randy Ott takes his Velocity to southern California and documents the voyage. Wonderful video of the great flight. Note the incredible interior on Randy's Velocity RG!
 
 
 

Velocity News Spring 2016 issue available!

 

In this issue: Great tips for builders, instruction for pilots, and important community announcements!

  • The spring fly-in events

  • A programmable logic controller for advanced electrical systems

  • Machinist’s precision with tools you already have

  • Easy installation of the difficult gas spring

  • A tribute to The Reflector

  • Updates on aircraft

  • How to fly a Velocity

  • Plus . . . Meet Our New Editor, John McCoy!

A big thanks to all of our contributors!

 

A link to the full-color newsletter will automatically be delivered to your email account. (If you want it to go to an email account other than your main one--perhaps delivered right to your Kindle, iPad, or other tablet--you can set your email preferences for the Newsletter forum appropriately.)

 
You can download the current and past issues from the Documents section of this web site and the Newsletter Forum.
 
 

Conversations on the Forum

 
Aluminum Panel . . .

Does anyone have an AutoCAD file for the velocity XL instrument panel? I am wanting to replace the existing panel in my airplane with an aluminum panel. My hope is to find . . . 

 
Steerable Nose Wheel . . .   Yesterday I taxied around a bit with the latest version of the steerable
nose wheel. It's an interesting compromise of response vs fork friction.  . . . 
 
High Cylinder Head Temps . . . In XLRG, IO-540 with dual e ignition and arm pit intakes .  Yesterday from Shreveport to Wichita, Kansas 8500' up, 9500' back, gross  wt 800# . At cruise 19"/ 24-25, OAT 10C, CHTs close to 400F at 175kts-180kts tru and 11.5 gal/hr,  pushing fuel flow up to 12.5gal/hr, CHTs backed off to 390F, oil temp around 180F while . . .

Canard Comics

 
 

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