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Old 12-22-2019, 04:49 PM
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Default RV-12 Build

One year after my first flight and 80 + hours later, I finally have a video of the build. The plane is still flying great and currently going through the CI, but hope to be back up soon. I still can't wipe the grin off my face thinking that I'm flying something that I built. Over the past year I completed the all test cards, made it to Oshkosh (survived the storms), gotten the plane painted, and made it over to the east coast a couple times to visit family. This plane was a joy to build and even more to fly. Thanks to all those who supported me along the way.

RV-12 Build - N418MJ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJdXcjckN6M

MJ
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Old 12-22-2019, 05:30 PM
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I'd say 80 hours is a good first year of flying, Congrats!
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Old 12-22-2019, 07:27 PM
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I saw your Chief Logan Reservation shirt - email me

kyle.lewis@aopa.org Iím over at I43

Congrats !
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Old 12-22-2019, 07:42 PM
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Love the paint scheme. Nice video, brings back a lot of memories
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Old 12-22-2019, 08:42 PM
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Great paint scheme, nice video, too!
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Old 12-23-2019, 09:32 AM
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That's a fantastic video and congrats it beautiful!!
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Old 12-24-2019, 02:51 PM
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Congratulations Mark, - completion after the "long road". Especially fun for me to see the photos of Cyndi and your (now grown) children's involvement throughout the build.

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