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Old 04-14-2017, 08:44 AM
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Congratulations Paul ...

Now you can look forward to the Adrenalin rush of your first flight ... and wearing the "RV grin".

Happy Flying,
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Old 04-14-2017, 02:39 PM
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Dang. That's gotta be some kind of record for a first-time builder. Congratulations!
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Old 04-15-2017, 08:43 AM
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Dang. That's gotta be some kind of record for a first-time builder. Congratulations!
Thanks Kevin, I doubt it's a record but I was really happy to finish in a year. I screwed up the timing of ordering the Finish Kit, so I ended up having about 10 weeks without anything to work on....that was hard!!
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Old 04-15-2017, 09:25 AM
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It's a really neat event when all the sweat, blood and tears finially get rewarded. Congratulations, you are going to find you have built one of the greatest flying machines!
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Old 04-16-2017, 06:01 PM
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Congrats Paul!
The real Fun begins in the air. More exciting that taxiing in the court

I will be watching for the first flight video!
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Old 04-16-2017, 07:37 PM
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Congrats Paul!
The real Fun begins in the air. More exciting that taxiing in the court

I will be watching for the first flight video!
Oh, I have no intention of flying it, I just want to taxi around. Flying is dangerous and insurance is very reasonable for a "taxi only" policy!!
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Old 04-16-2017, 07:46 PM
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Burns less gas too! --- Important with current AVGAS prices!😜
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Old 04-17-2017, 08:53 AM
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Well done, Paul. Congratulations!
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