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Old 08-01-2011, 09:51 AM
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Default Almost done!

Since I weighed the aircraft this weekend and thus it was all put together I thought I would snap some photos (read 'glamour shots')

It was a little heaver than I would have liked, of course, 1144 empty. I have the big IO-360 A1A with hartzell and inverted oil system. I did bias everything I could to the back so my CG is slightly aft of the Van's examples, which in my initial analysis will put me more to the center of the envelope solo - that's good.

My FAA inspection is scheduled for this Friday (Aug 5th) - wish me luck!

Barring any unforeseen issues I hope to fly within the next 3-4 weeks!

Brent Owens
EAA Chapter 9 Tech Counselor/Flight Advisor
Columbus, OH
RV-8 'Contrary Mary' flying
N784DE S/N #82614
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