Van's RV-6

Van's RV-6


With components for the very last kits being produced in 2021, the total number of RV-6 and 6A aircraft kits built over the last 30 years will total over 4000 worldwide. Van Grunsven described the type “a bread and butter airplane", citing the -6 as the aircraft that singlehandedly propelled the company to its legendary status today.


This aircraft was finished and registered just 3 years ago and remains in superb overall condition. Exceptionally equipped and maintained in IFR category, it features a full suite of the latest Garmin avionics (software recently updated). With only 320hrs total time on the airframe, it has been flown regularly and always hangared.


The aircraft is also fitted with a constant speed Hartzell propeller which makes it exceptionally well suited to nimble, responsive aerobatic flight - or fast, efficient and comfortable touring.


Year: 2017 

Registration: VH-TPT

Airframe: 320hrs TTSN 


Engine: IO-360-A1A (Serial: L-34701-36A)

Engine hours: 220hrs since top overhaul (1620Hrs SMOH) 

Engine notes: Engine removed and replaced due to CSU install (incompatible with previous engine)

Compressions: 76, 76, 79, 77

Propeller: Hartzell HC-C2YK-1BF (CSU)

Propeller time: 180Hrs SMOH 



Garmin 10'' G3X Touch with GAD27

Garmin GTN625

Garmin G5 Backup

Garmin GMA245 panel with intercom

Garmin GTX45R ADSB out with ADSB Traffic IN

Garmin GTR200 & GTR20 radio

Garmin remote comm radio

Garmin GMC307 control head with 2-Axis Auto Pilot 


Other features:

Back up electrical system (master solenoid bypass).

4 x USB Ports

Anderson Plug for charging / jump Starts

4 x CHT  / 4 x EGT gauges

Airgizmos lpad Mini Dock

Electric Flaps


Annual: Fresh annual completed - March 2021

Flight Rules / Category: IFR / PVT

Logbooks: Available & complete



Cruise: 175kn TAS @8000' (75% power)

Fuel flow: 34 litres per hour approx.

Aerobatics: Certified Fully aerobatic 


Fuel: 2 x main tanks & 2 x rear auxillary fuel tanks

Total fuel capacity: 196L Usable.

Endurance: 5 hrs plus reserves (850nm)


Location: Central Coast, NSW

GST Status: Nil GST payable


Contact Nicholas Christie at Light Aircraft Sales on +61(0)3 95311018 / or 0466649868 for a confidential discussion, or email

Van's RV-6


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