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Old 07-20-2017, 10:57 AM
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Default First Flight N14ZP 7/19/17

There was nothing left to do, but fire it up and go flying. She flew extremely well, no adverse characteristics. Really the most eventful part of the 0.6 hour first flight was the coyote in the touchdown zone and the tower reported, oil access door FOD (from previous departing aircraft) midfield! Build time was 2 years 3 months and 25 days from the time we opened the first kit. It is extremely gratifying.

https://youtu.be/q1pN3K5iyB8

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Old 07-20-2017, 12:42 PM
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Default Well Done!

Nice paint and video. Enjoy the ride!
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Old 07-20-2017, 01:51 PM
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Fantastic, congrats!!
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Old 07-20-2017, 01:56 PM
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Congratulations! I like the paint and I love that 6-blade prop.
You've got more than 40 hours before Oshkosh starts - get busy!
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Old 07-20-2017, 02:03 PM
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There was nothing left to do, but fire it up and go flying. She flew extremely well, no adverse characteristics. Really the most eventful part of the 0.6 hour first flight was the coyote in the touchdown zone and the tower reported, oil access door FOD (from previous departing aircraft) midfield! Build time was 2 years 3 months and 25 days from the time we opened the first kit. It is extremely gratifying.

https://youtu.be/q1pN3K5iyB8

Greg Novotny
RV-14a N14ZP
Tacoma Narrows KTIW
Dues gladly paid
Congrats Greg! What an accomplishment. And you even had all your gear leg fairings installed!
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Old 07-20-2017, 02:21 PM
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Congrats!!! Looks great!
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Old 07-20-2017, 04:55 PM
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Congrats Greg! What a beauty!!!

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Old 07-20-2017, 05:51 PM
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great looking!! love the SMILE
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Old 07-20-2017, 07:41 PM
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Congrats, now you just have to finish phase one.

I completed my 40 hours this week, just in time for Oshkosh.

Have fun flying.
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Old 07-21-2017, 04:26 AM
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Congrats on your milestone , leaving for OSH as soon as the fog burns off here. Should have been ready for a 6 AM departure because it was clear then. It's brightening up again now so we should be good to go soon.
Hopefully you will be at OSH next year with yours!
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