AVIPRO sells the Bearhawk kits and some various parts needed, (tailspring, etc.) You also can purchase partial kits and sub-assemblies (like fuel tanks, seats, etc.) from them.
R & B Aircraft
2079 Breckinridge Road
Fincastle, VA 24090
Bearhawk and Patrol designer Bob Barrows sells many of the parts that you will need to complete your Bearhawk:
Stainless steel flap return springs set of 4 Specifically designed for the Bearhawk and Patrol. $25 + $5.00 postage USA (See 1996 newsletter for details)
Utility Door System Drawings $25.00 pp
Landing Gear shock strut seal & snap ring kit Bearhawk and Patrol. (Ref. Drawing #25) Disogrin 9250 'O' rings and (2) N5000-206 snap rings $20 P.P.
Lift Struts (2-84) for Patrol or Bearhawk. Includes drawings for new end fittings (Bearahwk). $275 P.P. USA. Foreign orders please contact R&B for shipping information.
Patrol windshields - $195 pick up only.
Tailwheel Drawings (specify Patrol or Bearhawk) Detail drawings, materials list. $25 P.P. USA &CANADA, $30 P.P. other countries.
Bearhawk Logo Decals You can't finish your airplane without them! You get 2 for $7 and that includes postage.
Fiberglass parts for the Bearhawk and Patrol:
Patrol only fiberglass wingtips - $275.00 postage U.S. included
Wing strut lower cuffs - $65 P.P. USA only. International contact for shipping amount
One piece Nose bowl - $175 plus shipping
Split two piece Nose bowl. - $195 plus shipping. (Nose bowls set up for 13" spinner as supplied by Van's) Please call for shipping charges and ship out date.
Shock Strut fairings $85 plus ship
Call Bob Barrows for details and shipping costs.
Bearhawk Tailwheels LLC - Makes 8" and 10" tailwheels designed by Bob Barrows for the Bearhawk and Patrol aircraft. These are the only tailwheels supported by, and endorsed by the bearhawk designer, Bob Barrows.
www.bearhawkstore.com Jared Yates carries a complete line of Bearhawk/Patrol Logo hats, shirts and jackets and Bearhawk/Patrol calendars
Stewart Aircraft Covering Systems The Stewart System of fabric covering and painting your Bearhawk is one I wish I had known about when I covered mine. Non-toxic and practically bullet proof. Plus its easy to apply and work with.
The following are links to some various suppliers I use:
Wicks is the number one best supplier for all your parts needs. Excellent customer service!
Great source for all building related and other aviation books.
Good tool supplier and upholstry also.
Kent White's welding stuff and videos.
Good for parts, supplies and paints.
Aviation related classified ads (used engines, etc.).
Bearhawk Builder's Manuals - Step-by-step instructions for scratch building your bearhawk or Patrol. The finish manual is beneficial for Kit builders as well.
Bearhawk Reference CD - Created by Russ Ern, this CD is packed with useful information and builder tips for your bearhawk. Highly recommended.
Navaid (inexpensive autopilot and wings leveler)
Avery Tools Good source for air tools, and basic sheet metal working tools.
Harbor Freight Cheap tools.
The Panel Pilot Engraving of Fuel caps and Instrument Panels (including CNC cutting)
AeroFlash Source for strobes
Terminal Town Great source for Aircraft electrical items and some good "How To" instruction.
Skybolt Source for fasteners such as "Camloks" used to secure engine cowling, baggage doors, etc.
Tuff-Tow, inc. 205/664-8578 ask for Jim These are the guys that make seat belts and inertia reel shoulder belts sized to fit the Bearhawk.
T.Q. Fiberglass Products
7930 US Hwy 522
McVeytown, PA 17051 ph. 717-899-6038
4 place Bearhawk fiberglass wingtips. $300 US + shipping.
1803 Meadowview Lane
Martinsville, VA 24112 ph. 276-632-1790
Aluminum Fuel Tank Welding