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Old 05-30-2017, 02:37 PM
skyking902001 skyking902001 is offline
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Default Another RV-8 is complete!

Just completed airworthiness inspection! 7 years and 2631+ hours. Phase I--here I come!

Mel Asberry-DAR and me.
Steve Riffe
Phase I done!
Dues paid to 11-21-18
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Old 05-30-2017, 03:36 PM
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Default Excellent!

Great work, Steve! Looks like you need to update your signature!
Mickey Coggins
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Old 05-30-2017, 04:22 PM
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Default Outstanding!

Congrats Steve!

Hoping not to be too far behind! I hate fibreglass!

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Working on the finish kit!
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Old 05-30-2017, 05:44 PM
Djgeib Djgeib is offline
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Location: Fernandina, Fl
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Great job. Just finished my empennage and am waiting for the QB wing kit to arrive. Will be awhile before I reach the excitement of your stage!
Doug Geib
RV8 empennage complete
QB wings started
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Old 05-30-2017, 06:15 PM
Robert Anglin Robert Anglin is offline
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Default Good Job

Mel is a good guy and if he said your good you are. Nice to have you up with the rest of the gang, good going. Yours, R.E.A. III #80888
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Old 05-30-2017, 07:22 PM
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Congratulations good sir!
Jereme Carne
RV-7A Emp. done
Wings mostly done
Working on Fuselage
Finish kit on order
Exempt but gladly paying!
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Old 05-30-2017, 07:32 PM
brad walton brad walton is offline
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Way to go Steve! Best plane there is. You'll love it.
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Old 05-30-2017, 07:46 PM
Go Guy Go Guy is offline
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Default RV8

Congrats Steve!! Now you have the perma-grin!!!

Rod Estep
RV8 IO-360,C/S, flying since 2008, still grinning!
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Old 05-30-2017, 08:25 PM
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Location: Flower Mound, TX
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Nicely done, Steve.
Now close her up and start on the Phase 1!

Sid "Scroll" Mayeux, Col, USAF (ret)
Northwest Regional, Roanoke TX (52F...home of DR's Van Cave)
"KELLI GIRL" N260KM RV-7A tipper, YIO-360M1B with dual PMAGs, dual SkyView, GTN-650, VPX, EarthX LiFePO.
Wrap by AircraftWraps.Com. Nose Art by
90% done, 90% to go...

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Old 05-30-2017, 09:54 PM
caapt caapt is offline
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Default What a great Photographer!

The picture does not show the great workmanship. He impressed Mel.
14A Wing Complete!
Tail Complete
Fuse Complete
Engine installed
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