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Old 11-18-2011, 07:49 AM
jarvis jarvis is offline
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Default Beautiful!!!

That pic should make all the calendars, wallpapers, etc.
Purchased flying RV-7A
RV-7A emp finished, wings next.
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Old 11-18-2011, 08:59 AM
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Default Double Hat Sighting?

The "DR" logo and airplane on the back of the hat are also visible in the reflection on the canopy. Upside-down and backward, of course, but still....
Kurt W.
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Old 11-18-2011, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by pierre smith View Post
...Errr, your collar is up during the loop

Experienced RV-8 Pilot trick Pierre - keeps the wind and rain off the back of your neck due to the ever present leak up the rear canopy track. Oh...wait a minute....that's what the person in the back seat is for!

Really nice picture Luke!
Paul F. Dye
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Old 11-18-2011, 10:40 AM
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That is awesome!
Aaron Miller
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Old 11-18-2011, 02:19 PM
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Thanks VAF people !

If you like it, here you'll find the original file (8 Mb):

photo by : Francesco 'Franz' Dante (rv8 builder)
Trento, northern Italy
RV-8 QuickBuild, Catto 3 blade Prop, YO-360-A1A. Status : I-LUKE is Flying - 350 h. and counting

=VAF= 2019

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Old 11-19-2011, 07:33 AM
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too great for words -- just awesome Luke
Marshall Jacobson

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Old 11-22-2011, 02:38 PM
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wonderful Luke!
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