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Old 11-05-2018, 09:29 PM
JoeRV14 JoeRV14 is offline
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Location: Poplar Grove, Illinois
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Default Congrats

Awesome! Great job Chris!
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Old 11-05-2018, 11:06 PM
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Location: Half Moon Bay, CA
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N.I.C.E! Congrats Chris!
Bill Bencze
N430WB (reserved) RV-7 #74152, tip-up. Working the baffles
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Old 11-06-2018, 06:30 AM
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Location: Leesburg, VA
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Thanks guys! I know everyone says this but keep pounding rivets because the end result is so worth it. My best advise if you are a first time builder (like me) is to get as much technical help from tech counselors or experienced builders as possible. I was very fortunate to have access to a couple great counselors who checked things throughout and once I moved to the airport, stopped by many, many times to help and check things over. Also, can't say enough about using Vic Syracuse for my DAR as his knowledge of RVs and what/where to look for potential issues was invaluable. With all the help and insight, the first flight was actually not that stressful as I was 100% sure everything was airworthy and had been looked over many times by knowledgeable eyes.
Chris Moon

Leesburg, VA
RV-14A kit # 140243 (flying as of 11/18)
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Old 11-06-2018, 06:42 AM
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Location: Lebanon, TN
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Congratulations Chris!!!
Great accomplishment. The more you fly it the more you’ll love it.
Karl Richcreek
N151TK "La Otra Chica"
Flying as of August 14, 2015
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Old 11-06-2018, 08:18 AM
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Location: Purcellville, VA
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Congrats Chris!
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Old 11-06-2018, 09:15 AM
TimO TimO is offline
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Wisconsin
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Super, Chris! Glad to see it went well!
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RV-10 N104CD - Flying 2/2006 - 1375+ hours
RV-14 N14YT - Flying 6/2016 - 300+ hours
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