Vans RV-4

  • Vans RV-4
  • Vans RV-4
  • Vans RV-4
  • Vans RV-4
  • Vans RV-4

Aircraft Specifications

Aircraft Description

Award Winning Vans RV-4

Only $54,999

No Damage History  |  Always Hangared  |  IFR  |  Aerobatic

Annual Due: July 2017

Aircraft Location: Utah (PVU)

Aircraft Data Sheet


TTAF: 917

  • Electric flaps, manual elevator and aileron trim
  • Wing tip and fuselage strobe lights
  • Landing and taxi lights (Pulsar flashing light system)

Lycoming O-360 A1A   180HP

SNEW: 917

  • Oil and filter changed every 50 hours or less.
  • All ADs complied with, 35 amp alternator.
  • Mags overhauled in 2014 by Mike Tiano
  • 7/15/16 condition inspection, compression check: 72, 76, 77, 78

Hartzell 2-Blade Constant Speed Prop  HC-C2YK-1BF

SPOH: 337

  • Complete overhaul with new hub in 2002 at 580 hours.
Avionics / Radios
  • King KLX 135A GPS/Comm
  • King KX 155 Nav/Comm
  • King KI 200VOR/LOC/GS w/convertor
  • King KT 76A transponder
  • AK-350 blind encoder
  • PM 3000 intercom
  • Garmin 90 GPS (front seat) Garmin 295 color GPS (rear seat)
  • ELT
  • Davtron M6555 2 OAT, pressure altitude, density altitude, volt meter, Davtron M800 digital clock
  • Instruments internally lit
  • Airspeed, clock, AH, DG, VSI, tach, altimeter, oil/temp pressure, carb temperature, MP
  • Electronics International US-8A Ultimate Scanner
  • EI FP 5 fuel computer and pressure
  • New altitude gyro (SigmaTek) and DG (RC Allen), 2004
  • Cassette player (hardwired)
  • Map pockets
  • Garmin 295 bracket attached to rear seat, hard wired
  • Garmin 90 front side attach, hard wired
  • Cargo net in baggage compartment

PPG Deltron base coat/clear coat.  Blue and Yellow Sunburst.

Custom Cover from Bruce's Aircraft Covers with Stenciled "N18TW"

Additional Information
  • Canopy replaced in 2002 by Tom Whelan at 517 hours
  • New tailwheel assembly, 2004
  • New start relay diode, 2004
  • New fuel flow transducer, compass mount, 35 amp alternator and belt, pitot cover, 2004
  • New attitude gyro (SigmaTek) and DG (RC Allen), 2004
  • 8/23/02: altimeter, transponder, and static leak test, mags replaced
  • 9/20/02: propeller overhaul with new hub
  • 9/11/09 Small cracks in horizontal stabilizer front spar web repaired by removal of tail assembly, stop drilling holes and fabrication and riveting in aluminum doublers. Work done by Tom Jense and sons at Central Utah Aviation in Provo.

The workmanship on this aircraft is impeccable having been honored with several significant awards for craftsmanship.  This RV-4 is an excellent sport aerobatic aircraft as well as a capable cross country performer at a solid 200 mph. Power is a Lycoming 0-360-A1A with a Hartzell constant speed propeller.

N18TW is immediately for sale and located just south of Salt Lake City, Utah at the Provo, UT municipal airport. She has been hangared her entire life.


  • Engine plugs
  • Tailwheel hand tow bar

Construction data and workmanship awards:

The aircraft was completed in 1992 and built by Thomas Whelen, P.O. Box 293, Bethlehem, CT (member of EAA Chapter 1097).  Construction time was two years.  

1993 Awards:

Sun N Fun:  Sun 100 Race winner (227.72 mph)
Oshkosh:  "Champion Kit Built"
Elmira AirFest:  "Best Homebuilt & Outstanding Paint"
Simsbury Antique Club:  "Best Homebuilt"

1994 Awards:

Sun N Fun:  Sun 100 Race winner (223.70 mph)
Sun N Fun:  "Best Low Wing"
EAA Chapter fly-in"  "Best Custom Built"

1995 Awards:

Sun N Fun:  "Best All Metal"
Dayton Air Show: "EAA Wright Brothers Award"

1997 Awards:

Sun N Fun:  Sun 100 Race winner
Sun N Fun"  "Best All Metal"

1999 Awards:

Sun N Fun:  Sun 100 Race winner (220.02 mph)
Lumberton, NC Fly In:  "Grand Champion"

2001 Awards:

Heber City, UT:  "Best Low Wing"

Additional Aircraft Info.

Serial Number 1259
Registration Number N18TW
Total Time 917 Hours

Seller Information

Kory Branham
(801) 631-3997
Highland, UT
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