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Ron Patterson’s custom RV-4


My Van’s RV-4 is for Sale:

RV Model: RV-4 – The Hornet
with a one-off RV-8 custom sliding canopy

Location: Queen Creek Arizona 85142
Price: $65,000 firm / without engine and prop $39,000 firm

This RV-4 is one of the best in construction quality, mostly because I had expert help.

It took 3 years and thousands of man-hours to complete. It’s dead straight. Your inspection will confirm the time taken to make it as perfect as possible.

Link to additional pictures:

Why selling: Building an F4 Raider
Total Time on airframe: 670 TT
First flight date: 8/06/2006
Original Builder: Yes
Empty Weight (lbs): 1051
date of last weighing: 1/2014
Year painted: 2010
Painted by: Tim Hallick – (no paint on underside – fully polished)

Engine Make/Model:Lycoming – IO-320 Wide-Deck Angle Valve
– HP:204 (@ 2750 / Dyno’d at Lycon)
– Total Time Since new: 50 Hours
– Ignition: One Mag – Lightspeed ll
-FI: Fuel Injection AFP 150
– Exhaust system: Vetterman – one-off / 4 pipe
– Roller Cam and Lifters
– Engine Oil Squirters
– Date of last compression check: 10/2016

– Just changed from mineral break-in oil to 15-50 AeroShell on 1/23/16

– – Cylinder #1:76
– – Cylinder #2:78
– – Cylinder #3:76
– – Cylinder #4:78

Other unique features FWF:
Lycon Ported the Cylinders after ECI finished building them

Bottom end case has Lycon oil seal machined in, Lycoming balanced rods and Lycon Forged pistons

Lycon custom Cam grind

There is a custom fabricated Air Intake for the oil cooler, necessary because of the

Oil Squirters. I put in a Suttered entry so temperature can be dialed in / maintained at 170-190 degrees.

CHT’s run in the high 200’s. Even on take-off and climb they don’t reach 360 degrees.

B&C Starter

Custom Fiberglass Air Intake for FI for more Ram Air
– Make: Catto
– Model: 3 Blade 24 Hours since New
– Nickel leading edge / custom spinner

1/2 “ prop bolts

Flaps (manual)
Elevator Trim (electric):
Aileron Trim (none)
Strobes Make/Model:Weiland
Landing Lights Make/Model:LED
Age of tires/tubes:2 years

Dynon D10A (Frenched into the panel)
Pictorial Pilot Auto Pilot
Garmin 496 (Frenched in/custom bracket)
Grand Rapids EIS 4000 (Frenched in)

Narco 122D

XCOM radio

Becker Transponder

Interior: Oregon Aero Custom Seats

Some of the Modifications:

Hotel Whiskey leading edge Gas Tanks

.032 one piece upper wing skins

.020 Rudder Skin

Burnished Instrument Panel.

Flushed in Throttle Quadrant

2” backset of instrument panel (more room)

Real World Cruise Figures:
– 174 kts IAS at 20″ of MAP turning 2650 rpm while burning 10.6 gph.
– 165 kts IAS at 19″ of MAP turning 2450 pm while burning 8.3 gph.

*These numbers are ROP – I have not run this engine LOP yet –

too new per Kenny at Lycon

Past incidents/repairs/damage repair:

NONE (no accidents/no incidents….except a small bit of hanger rash on aileron)

 Service bulletins/Change notices that have been complied with: None have come out since build except the recent aileron hinge and elevator hinge inspection. They are fine.
*I would consider selling the plane without the motor and prop because I am building a 4 cylinder Raider. All other FWF included*

Date last annual: 9/2016
– Maintained by: Me
Date aircraft last flown: 1/13/16
Willing to deliver: Yes

Contact Info
– name: Ron Patterson
– voice: 510-421-2316
– email:
– Preferred hours to call: 8am-9pm

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Ron Harmon’s HRII Rocket

Ron Harmon's HRII
Ron Harmon's HRII
Ron Harmon’s HRII
Recent inspection. Apx 440 hours TT on ac and engine. NDH, all logs. Hookers, Inverted oil and flop tubes in tanks.
Ron Harmon's HRII panel
Ron Harmon’s HRII panel
The panel is new and pretty straight forward. D-100, S-120, Garmin 796, A/P, New Garmin 255a 10 watt nav/com, new 327 txpr.
Ron Harmon's HRII panel 2
Ron Harmon’s HRII panel 2
formation fun
Formation fun

Reason for selling… too many airplanes and I’ve decided to keep the Christen Eagle. I’d love to keep both, but two planes is getting tough on an old man.

Asking $120,000
Ron Harmon, KAEG
505 280-7010
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PRICE REDUCED: Brett Schuck’s Reno race winning F1 Rocket

$157,500  Reduced to $137,500   Now $129,000
2007 F-1 Team Rocket
serial number 075
TTAF 480
Placed 1st in Reno National Air Races 2016 as well as many other First place races this year!
IO-540 Lycoming Engine G&N Race Engines, inspection and Race mods completed 93hrs ago 93 hours on Hartzell 3 bladed prop Inverted oil and Fowl Play Radical Smoke System!
Contact Brett A. Schuck – FOWL PLAY AERO SPORTS, Owner
located Elkhart, IN USA
Telephone: 574 229-0093


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SOLD: For Sale by Builder: N5491W

SOLD! OUTSTANDING F1 ROCKET, S/N 081, Sport Wing • $135,000 • TTA&E ~510 hrs, custom panel by Avionics Systems, MT 3-blade prop, leather and carpet interior, clear coat pearl paint, IO 540 C4B5, balanced w/9:1 Lycoming cylinders, Airflow Performance fuel injection, dual Slick mags w/Slick Start, GEM engine monitor, Airwolf wet vacuum pump, air oil separator and remote oil filter, TruTrak Vizion autopilot w/alt hold + GPSS, Insight fuel flow, Davtron clock, IFR Panel – GMA 340, GNS 430/WAAS + CDI, GTX 330 w/TIS, Apollo SL40, Infinity Grips, oxygen bottle & ports. Fresh condition inspection with sale.  Located 36U, Heber, UT, • Contact Bill Tew, Builder/Owner – located Park City, UT USA • Telephone: 435- 640-9640 or email


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Rick Andersen’s F1 Rocket

2007 F-1 Rocket
Certified in 2013. 160 Total Time airframe and engine. Best of everything, Sport wing – Dual Garmin G3X glass screens, Garmin 430W with GTX330 transponder for ADS-B out, SL40 com, GMA 240 audio panel, Tru-Trak GX Auto-pilot with Tru-Trak ADI and more. Inverted oil system on Monty Barrett IO-540 291hp with Cold Air Induction. Scott tailwheel, White Diamond Metallic paint over Firethorn Red Metallic Imron paint. No Damage History. Located KSEE, Gillespie Field, San Diego, CA
Aircraft Type F1 Rocket
Price $149,900
Contact Rick Andersen
cell phone 253-961-5003
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For sale by builder: F1 Evo, C-GMLQ

I built my Rocket for IFR cross country with the thoughts in mind that I would be using it for that kind of mission, as well as a bit of light acro. However I find that 99% of the flying I do is for local sightseeing, giving rides, and a few loops and rolls from time to time. I got part way through my IFR training and realized I would probably never use it. My wife’s interest in flying is ranges from none to never. So I am seriously thinking of selling this airplane and getting something more suited to the kind of flying I do. Long shot – would be interested to use this as a trade-in on an Xtreme Decathlon.

Here are a couple pictures:olson-2


Here are the details:

F1 EVO ROCKET (tapered wings)

Quick Build
Tip Over canopy
Located in Salmon Arm, BC
Asking Price: $ 160,000 USD
IFR equipped, not certified

Total Time (hrs) on airframe: 137 (growing weekly)
First flight date: May 31, 2014
I am the original builder
Empty Weight (lbs):1389
Gross Weight (lbs): 2100
Painted September 2014

Lycoming IO-540, 260 HP
Half Raven oil separator
SD-8 redundant Alternator
Balanced injectors – can run very lean of peak
Plenum – no cooling problems
Oil Cooler door
Dual heat muffs with cool air mixer in the cabin

Engine was a 150 hour Mattituck build when I got it, was disassembled/inspected by Aerosport due to a prop strike at that time. Cylinders were bored .010 and new pistons and rings were installed along with bearings etc. as is normal for this kind of work.

Engine suffered another prop strike 75 hours later (62 hours ago, June 2015) and was again disassembled/inspected and reassembled with new bearings etc. For details on this incident see…d.php?t=126587

Prop is a Constant Speed Hartzell with 62 hours since new

Electric Flaps and Elevator Trim
Aileron Trim has been removed but could be reinstalled
Aeroled Pulsar nav/strobe light
Aeroled Landing and Taxi lights
New tires (will be installed during annual – December 2016)

Garmin G3x Touch, 10.6” , c/w engine monitor, autopilot, GMC 307 control panel, TOGA switch
GRT Mini EFIS, c/w remote Magnetometer, Moving Map, OAT probe, Internal backup battery
Garmin GNS 430W GPS/Nav/Com (connected to Garmin G3X)
Garmin SL30 Nav/Com (connected to GRT Mini)
Garmin GTX 330 Transponder (connected to Garmin G3X)
PS Engineering 8000B Audio Panel
Vertical Power VP-200, c/w backup switches for EFIS/AP, GNS430, and Boost Pump
Vertical Compass Card
AFS Sport Angle of Attack
Taxi Camera displays on Garmin EFIS

Velo front seat (have original as well, easy to change)
Leather Upholstery
Heated seats
Removable rear stick
CO2 Detector
Andair fuel valve
Very stout roll bar
ACK E-04 ELT (406)

Real World Cruise Figures
– 197 kts TAS at 2300 rpm while burning 11.8 gph. Measured at 8000’ PA with a temp of 32* F, solo, half tanks. Airspeed test results (3 leg runs) show airspeed error of .2 knots per hour.

Comes with a spare bronze tinted canopy, speed slope windshield, and most of the hardware for a slider.
Mark Olson
phone 250-423-3284

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For Sale: 2004 F1 Rocket N258V


Quick Facts


Aircraft type: F1 Rocket Wing Type: Sport
Asking Price: $149,900 (reduced!) Contact: Tom McCord (Owner)
Phone: 317-796-5579 Email:
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

From the seller:

2004 F-1 ROCKET

• Total Time Since New: 785
• Engine: 785 SMOH
• Prop: 3 Blade MT
• No Known Damage History
• Next Condition Inspection Due: July 1, 2017
• Empty Weight: 1215 lbs.

Avionics & Options:
• Garmin SL-40 Com Transceiver
• Garmin GTX-327 Transponder with Mode C
• Garmin 496 VFR GPS
• Dynon D-10 PFD
• True Tech Autopilot with Altitude Hold
• Digital Engine Instrumentation
• G-Meter
• Sigtronics Intercom
• Full Dual Controls
• Tilt Over Canopy
• Upgraded Engine Mount
• Wing Tip Strobe Lights
• Wingtip landing Lights
• Vertical Card Compass
• Numerous Additional Upgrades

Exterior: Allover Mustang Yellow

Interior: Gray Fabric Seats and Side Panels

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Sell your Rocket for Free – Introducing Rocket Classifeds

Do you have an F1 or Harmon Rocket that you would like to sell? As a free service to the Rocket community, we are now offering a classifieds service on our website. Sellers, contact us using the form below to get your listing posted.

Listings are unrestricted (within reason). We’ll be happy to post pictures, text, or videos that you have of the plane you’re selling. No listing fees, no commission, just an easy way to get the word out about your plane.

Name, email address, price, and relevant details required. We do not sell your email address, nor intentionally share it, but you need to provide it so customers can find you!

All transactions are “Caveat Emptor”!  Know your buyer and know your seller. We take no responsibility for transactions that go south. However, we’re a small community of Rocket enthusiasts… if you don’t know the other party… ask around!

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