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Blain 02-26-2017 09:29 PM

Another first flight
 
Cold calm morning at PVF. Handed Doug the keys. Time to see what it does. He orbited the field several times within glide distance. Returned and reported straight and true. Does not have a heavy wing. No rigging to adjust. ICom gave us some fits with all of the possible program parameters. Small oil leak at a rocker cover.

Terrible video even after editing. Oh, well, better then none at all.

3 years and 9 months of steady work. Our landscaping reflects my lack of interest in anything other then the RV.

Wow, I built an airplane...........👍

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6ONRxLRFyKQ

Norcalrv7 02-26-2017 09:59 PM

Congrats! Can't mistake Placerville!

Mike S 02-26-2017 10:10 PM

Congratulations!!
 
Blain------big congrats on the newest fledgling in RV land :D:D

Great day for a first flight.

BillL 02-27-2017 07:43 AM

Congratulations on First Flight!

Hoping soon :o

Yea terrible video, but I made one for another guy and it is really really hard to get close or use a long lens to capture a full screen, accelerating image. Where is that dot in the sky anyway?

Still - it captured the moment!!

TS Flightlines 02-27-2017 07:55 AM

Congrats on the first flight Blain!
Tom

David-aviator 02-27-2017 09:32 AM

Congrats on build and first flight of N82ST, Blain.

Airplane looks great, sounds great.

Nothing flies as well as the RV-8. :)

MikeyDale 02-27-2017 09:34 AM

Nice lookin plane! Congrats!

Chkaharyer99 02-27-2017 07:14 PM

Great job Blain/Doug.

rockwoodrv9 02-27-2017 07:15 PM

Blain, it is great to see you in the air. What a thrill it will be for you to be flying all over the place! Best of luck and hope your phase 1 goes well. Your plane is beautiful. Nice work.

goatflieg 02-27-2017 08:54 PM

Wonderful! Excellent! Keep us posted on Phase progress.


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