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Old 07-27-2018, 03:19 AM
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Dear VAF,

I unfortunately missed #OSH18 this year, but on the plus side I had time to finish my RV14.

It's done!!! I've finished I present to you RV14 VH-VNX built in Sydney Australia.

The kit finish and quality of the RV14 from Van's can be summed up by my AP's sign off "It looks like a factory built aeroplane" The aeroplane is fantastic to fly and an absolute credit to all at Van's.

A huge thank you to the VAF community, everyones support and experience sharing makes all the difference.

This aeroplane took me a solid 18 months to build, its a as per the plans slow build with the IO-390, dual P-Mags, VPX, Classic Aero Interior, fuel & brake lines by Tom Swearengen & TS Flightlines, and a Dynon fit out.

I can't wait to do it all again!!!!

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Old 07-27-2018, 03:33 AM
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Congratulations, Sir! May she bring you many happy years of flying....
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Old 07-27-2018, 04:58 AM
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It looks beautiful Chad, we’ll done! I flew into OSH last Monday in a 14A & I know you will enjoy flying yours
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Old 07-27-2018, 05:18 AM
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Congratulations! It looks really great!
18 months sounds quite fast. How many hours have you spent building your plane?

Quote:
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I can't wait to do it all again!!!!

Already have something in mind?

Best,
Malte
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Old 07-27-2018, 05:44 AM
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What a great looking plane! Congratulations on the completion of your project! Look forward to seeing photos and videos of you flying her!
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Old 07-27-2018, 06:17 AM
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Congratulations Chad, two in a row quite an achievement.

Looking forward to seeing them together at WBN.

So, what’s next?
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Old 07-27-2018, 06:26 AM
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Default Very nice 👍

Seems like only yesterday I stopped by and had a look at your build. Well done on the build. Enjoy 😊
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Old 07-27-2018, 11:58 AM
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CHAD----awesome job. Very proud of you and the effort!!!
Tom
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Old 07-27-2018, 12:03 PM
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Looks great, congrats!
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Old 07-30-2018, 02:00 AM
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Default Congrats!

Congrats Chad thats amazing. 18 months slow build!
Good grief I am impressed.
(took me 6 years)
Look forward to seeing it at a fly in.
Rob
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