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Old 03-18-2017, 03:52 PM
Christopher Murphy Christopher Murphy is offline
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Default Awsome! Congrats.

I count obtaining my A&P while in the Air Force as one of my proudest achievements. Right up there with my ATP and heavy airplane Type Ratings..

The young man who used to help me do aircraft mx now has his a&p and I kid with him about the time he helped me change the bungee cords on our Pitts. I told him he has now done something very few have done, including the most talented airshow pilots who fly any version of the Pitts.

RV-4 "Mr. Twister"
Pitts S1S "Mexican Red" sold and missed
Mr. Twister Airshows
Rocky Mountain Renegades
the mission... have fun.
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Old 03-18-2017, 03:55 PM
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Likewise, congratulations. Enjoyed the afternoon hike with you last yr while you were attending the Lycoming school.

Jim Diehl 7A
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Old 03-18-2017, 04:15 PM
vic syracuse vic syracuse is offline
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Congrats, Paul!

Vic Syracuse

Built RV-4, RV-6, 2-RV-10's, RV-7A, RV-8, Prescott Pusher, Kitfox Model II, Kitfox Speedster, Kitfox 7 Super Sport, Just Superstol, DAR, A&P, EAA Tech Counselor/Flight Advisor, CFII-ASMEL/ASES
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Old 03-18-2017, 04:24 PM
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Congratulations Paul! Prepare yourself for an endless barrage of questions regarding everything from....oh get those anyway!
All Best

Jeremy Constant
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Old 03-18-2017, 04:34 PM
David Paule David Paule is offline
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Excellent! Congratulations!

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Old 03-18-2017, 04:57 PM
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Congrats Paul!
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Old 03-18-2017, 04:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Ironflight View Post
I came to the conclusion that to be a complete aviator, you needed to be able to fly, design, and work on airplanes.
Ok, put it all together and design, build, fly, and maintain all the same plane.
RV-6A - 11 years over 800 hours
Cessna 140 - 68 years over 3400 hours
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Old 03-18-2017, 05:02 PM
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Congratulations! I wish I had that. . .

Bob Kelly, Scipio, Indiana
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Old 03-18-2017, 05:25 PM
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Gary A. Sobek
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To most people, the sky is the limit.
To those who love aviation, the sky is home.
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Old 03-18-2017, 05:50 PM
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Default A&P

3 months into an 18 month program. Learning tons after thinking that I knew it all after flying for almost 50 years!

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