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Old 02-20-2012, 05:39 AM
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Congratulations to everyone involved - A great job!
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Old 02-20-2012, 06:23 AM
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Great job! Wish I was closer... I would have loved to help out. Congratulations to all!
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Old 02-20-2012, 06:28 AM
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Pierre is right (although a quick re-read of Paul's log book review indicates the RV-1 as we see it today is of 1965 vintage !). I would love to hear what Vans thinks of the "first RV" not that 46+ years have passed. I'm so thankful he has been a part of aviation !

An a big thanks to the Friends of the RV-1 !

Perhaps one of us will get the Luck chance to ask Vans personally during the EAA webinar on the 28th !
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Old 02-20-2012, 06:32 AM
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Just Great

Well done everybody!!
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Old 02-20-2012, 06:35 AM
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Great job Paul.

And GANG.
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Old 02-20-2012, 07:07 AM
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Wonderfull
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Old 02-20-2012, 07:10 AM
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Default Well done!

Can't wait to her the detailed reports on how it went!
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Old 02-20-2012, 07:56 AM
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GREAT job, team! Can't wait to see it at Oshkosh. If it is passing near Indiana, a tank of gas on me!

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Old 02-20-2012, 08:40 AM
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GREAT job, team! Can't wait to see it at Oshkosh. If it is passing near Indiana, a tank of gas on me!

Bob
You just need to plan to fly up north a bit on Memorial Day, Bob, and you can make good on that promise.

Still in the early stages of planning, but a stop in or near Elkhart is in the works on the 2012 Barnstorming Tour for the RV-1. As the time grows nearer, I'm sure posts will be made cementing the itinerary.

Congrats to everyone who participated in resurrecting the RV-1! I showed my wife the video of the first flight and she said, "THAT'S an RV?" Girls.
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Old 02-20-2012, 10:14 AM
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A historical event! Amazing job how fast the team put it together.
Be safe and look forward to seeing it as OSH.
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