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Old 06-01-2019, 03:15 PM
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Default You donít see this very often

My RV7A was sitting static display at the Tinker AFB Airshow today and they moved it in a hangar due to weather. Nice hangar partner!



My Navy son suggested we should have a race and limit each aircraft to just 50 gallons.
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Old 06-01-2019, 03:29 PM
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Wow, what a great picture!
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Old 06-01-2019, 03:30 PM
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Wow! I'm guessing he couldn't preflight with 50 gallons. Very cool.
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Old 06-01-2019, 04:18 PM
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Jim,
He might get through Taxi checklist
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Old 06-01-2019, 04:22 PM
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They needed your plane to pretty the place up, stealth makes an airframe so asexual.
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Old 06-01-2019, 05:39 PM
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They needed your plane to pretty the place up, stealth makes an airframe so asexual.
Trust me on this, the F35 is NOT ASEXUAL! I just wish it was “my ride”! The F35 pilot said his plane was much easier to fly than mine - somehow I think he was just being kind. He said his flying dream started with a Young Eagle flight in a Cessna 172. Please participate in the YE program - you never know when you’ll impact a future military fighter pilot.

You have to appreciate the young military pilots. They’re smart, dedicated and physically strong. They defend our country and are willing to fly into harms way to preserve the freedoms we enjoy. How we keep finding and grooming these young men and women in every generation is a testament to the values this country we call home has. May God continue to bless the USA.
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Old 06-01-2019, 07:08 PM
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Awesome photo. That's a keeper!
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Old 06-01-2019, 07:54 PM
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Hmmmmm. I must be missing something. I only see an RV and a tip tank from what I think is a Bonanza. And since they gave you so much room at least park parallel with the lines.
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Old 06-01-2019, 08:55 PM
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Hmmmmm. I must be missing something. I only see an RV and a tip tank from what I think is a Bonanza. And since they gave you so much room at least park parallel with the lines.
Itís stealth! Actually it wasnít long after this photo they moved my plane a little and filled the hangar with a bunch of additional Airshow aircraft.
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Old 06-02-2019, 04:01 PM
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I had an F22 pilot sitting in my 7a at Oshkosh three years ago and he was impressed with my GRT set up. I think he was being nice!
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