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Old 04-15-2015, 06:01 AM
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Congrats Rosie!

Doug should make up a badge to put next to your "signature" when someone hits a milestone...1000, 2000, 3000,...etc...

Like the military used to have 1000 hour patches.

It could be a VAF badge of "motivation" of sorts!

I hit 4000 hours last week....(or so it feels like these days)... In that cubical prison of work. It is really cramping my style as I slide past the 225 hr club in my 4 yr old -8
John Mastro
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Old 04-15-2015, 07:05 AM
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As has been said many times, you are an inspiration... Sounds like a magazine feature article is waiting... Paul are you listening?

Travel safe... congratulations,

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Old 04-15-2015, 07:28 AM
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If you use an average speed of 160mph that is over 640,000 miles. Wow!

Or roughly 25 times around the earth!

Dan Weyant
Done and Flying 4/30/2015
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Old 04-15-2015, 08:30 AM
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Super-Grats !
Jeff Barnes, Race 411 RV-Gold
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Old 04-15-2015, 08:46 AM
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Default 4000 hrs

Incredible Rosie - what a mark to lay down. Many congratulations and continue to fly safely. For certain you'll have fun!
Bill Dicus
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Old 04-15-2015, 08:47 AM
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Originally Posted by vasrv7a View Post
Sounds like a magazine feature article is waiting... Paul are you listening?
Oh - not just listening - I have been WAITING!!!!!!
Paul F. Dye
Editor in Chief - KITPLANES Magazine
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Old 04-15-2015, 09:07 AM
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Default I remember the 3000 mark!

We were flying together back from OSH
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Old 04-15-2015, 09:11 AM
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Great job Rosie. AT my current rate of flying, in 15 years my RV will only have about half that. Awesome Job.
Peter McCoy
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Hobbs: 400 hours after Oshkosh 2017
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Old 04-15-2015, 09:20 AM
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Default Perseverance and craftsmanship

Congratulations for building a great plane and having the perseverance to fly her for 15 years and 4,000 hours.
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Old 04-15-2015, 09:40 AM
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Beyond Fantastic and Impressive.... Congratulations Rosie.....
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