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Old 08-14-2019, 06:01 PM
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Default 1st flight today in my RV3B

Having owned a -8 and a -4, thereís one word to describe how the -3 flies: SNAPPY !
Itís a blast to fly !
😃😃😃
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Old 08-14-2019, 06:05 PM
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Ah, man - way cool!

Dave
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Old 08-14-2019, 07:20 PM
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Default Congratulations

Dick, Big Congrats on the new fledgling
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Old 08-14-2019, 07:27 PM
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Congratulations on the first flight. Looking forward to seeing pics / videos.
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Old 08-14-2019, 08:52 PM
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Super cool! Congrats!
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Old 08-14-2019, 10:26 PM
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Congratulations on your first flight. Looking forward to reading about the flight and maybe seeing some pics. I have been working on my 3B for over 12 years. Working on engine now. Hoping early next year



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Old 08-15-2019, 07:32 AM
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Default 1st flight

Thanks everyone!
Will try to post some photos soon !
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Old 08-15-2019, 12:56 PM
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Having owned a -8 and a -4, thereís one word to describe how the -3 flies: SNAPPY !
Itís a blast to fly !
😃😃😃

I am still partial to your, errrr mine now, -8.

Have fun Dick. Let me know when you are ready to sell the -3.
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Old 08-15-2019, 01:34 PM
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Ever since we flew ours for the first time, I tell folks to be careful - flying a -3 will ruin you for anything else.....they are just a kick!

Congrats!
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Old 08-16-2019, 09:28 PM
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Congrats!!
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