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 for probably a 10-year period of time", citing the -6 as the aircraft that singlehandedly propelled the company to a status, that is legendary today.


This aircraft is one of the last RV-6 kits produced, finished just 3 years ago and in superb overall condition. Exceptionally equipped with a suite of Garmin avionics and with only 280hrs total time on the airframe, it has been flown regularly and always hangared. An inspection will not disappoint!


Year: 2017 

Registration: VH-TPT

Airframe: 280hrs TTSN 


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

Engine hours: 180hrs 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



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)


Annual due: 29/10/21

Location: Agnes Waters, QLD


Contact Nicholas Christie at Sport Aircraft Sales on +61(0)3 95311018 / or 0466649868 for a confidential discussion, or email nicholas@sportaircraftsales.com.au.


Van's RV-6


    Tyabb VIC 3913, Australia

    03 9531 1018

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