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The following journal chronicles my journey building the RV-14 kit airplane from Van’s Aircraft. Founded over 45 years ago, Van’s has produced the most popular series of kit aircraft with over 10,400 completed airplanes assembled by builders all over the world. The intent of this journal is to document the build so that I can prove to the FAA that I built over 51% of this airplane. I am not professional builder and I don’t want this to be used as instruction; rather, a chronicle of my experience.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do
— Mark Twain