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Classic Aero-TV: Van's Revolutionary RV-1 -- Handing Over the Keys to a Classic

July 3, 2013

A True Bit Of History Receives Proper Honors On Monday afternoon at Phillips 66 Plaza, The RV-1 designed and built by Dick VanGrunsven, which was the basis for the entire line of RV series of aircraft designs, was dedicated in a ceremony in front of hundreds of RV fans that assembled in the hot Wisconsin sun to see it transferred to its new home . . . the EAA AirVenture Museum. On the dais was EAA's Chad Jensen, former EAA President Rod Hightower, Ernie Butcher from Friends of the RV-1, and Dick 'Van' VanGrunsven.

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