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Old 12-31-2019, 11:58 AM
patterson patterson is offline
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Default Beautiful plane!

Thanks for sharing your build site and the video. I love the paint job. Congratulations. She's a beauty.
RV-4 N8ZD Sold
Phat -4 under construction
regular VAF donor despite being exempt
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Old 12-31-2019, 12:14 PM
TShort TShort is offline
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Beautiful plane!

And I like your tail number!
Thomas Short
KUMP - Indianapolis, IN / KAEJ - Buena Vista, CO
RV-10 N410TS bought / flying
RV-8 wings / fuse in progress ... still
1948 Cessna 170 N3949V
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Old 01-01-2020, 02:58 PM
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Old 01-02-2020, 10:44 AM
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clean bird and the paint scheme is very good. BTW, the translation to English on your website is excellent. I enjoyed reading it.
Steve Melton
Cincinnati, OH
RV-9A, Tip-up, Superior O-320, roller lifters, 160HP, WW 200RV, dual impulse slick mags, oil pressure = 65 psi, EGT = 1300F, flight hours = 800+ for all

Simplicity is the art in design.
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Old 01-03-2020, 11:29 AM
Camillo Camillo is offline
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Smile Thank-you!

Thank-you to everybody.
Yes, bellissimo, Smokey. Bellissimo e velocissimo!
I designed the paint scheme with a pro in a couple of hours. A lot more work was needed during the painting: the painter became crazy! (and me, too)
For the call sign, it was a deliberate violation to the english grammar: however I could only use 4 letters after the "I" and I had to sacrifice the "U".
Steve, thank-you for your compliment. My listening capacity unfortunately is worse than the written form. I hope with my weekly podcast listening to make the step, sooner or later.

P.S.: he/she is hard to land; more difficult than the -9A. In these first flights, we resemble more to a cangaroo than a plane with his pilot…
RV4 IO-320, Catto 3-blade, Christen, I-BILT
Flight time: 1 hour
Status: test flights

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RV9A O-320 D1A, Hartzell C/S prop, slider, I-PRCA
Flight time: 350 hours
Status: SOLD
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Old 04-16-2020, 12:39 PM
71459 71459 is offline
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Originally Posted by Camillo View Post
P.S.: he/she is hard to land; more difficult than the -9A. In these first flights, we resemble more to a cangaroo than a plane with his pilot…
The RV-4 isn't hard to land well, but it is hard to land well CONSISTENTLY. If you are bouncing, that's a sign of too much speed - a very common mistake that easily leads to PIO (in any airplane). Some will wheel land, then immediately come way forward on the stick and "pin it on". That isn't correct technique either. Try slowing it down, touch down on the mains with the tail slightly low, give it a few seconds to slow, then ease the tail down - no extra, unwanted speed.

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Old 05-11-2020, 02:17 PM
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