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Old 04-03-2015, 01:52 PM
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Default What an inspiration

Rosie, I'm not real active on the Board but I wanted to drop you a line and say "Thanks" for all the time you take while you are on vacation to update us. It is a real inspiration.

I got my tail kit (RV-7 SB) as a gift from my wife for xmas 2012. I got off to a slow start (had to clean the shop/garage out, and some family issues).

After reading about your 2013 trip I got motivated, wanted to join you all in 2015. It was a high mark for sure, didn't quite make it. I'm happy to say though that I'm picking up my finish kit next week and I'm ready to start on the canopy. So maybe 2017?

So thanks again, have a great trip and keep us posted.

I'm heading out to pound some rivets.

Brenden

Wow, that's GREAT to hear Brenden!!! Yes to 2017! When I was building (1995-2000), my 'motivator' was Gary "Condor" Sobek. Reading about his flight adventures kept me on a high all the way to first flight One of the most memorable moments was in the late 90's and I had just got the panel all wired up and could listen to air traffic via the speaker I installed in the cockpit. Gary was flying overhead, enroute to the Van's Homecoming (or something far away north)...we chatted a couple minutes...now that too was very MOTIVATING!!!! So I continue to pass on that motivation whenever I can because I remember well all those hours spent building! Good for you on poundin' rivets Rosie

PS: I do enjoy the flying more than the building...
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Old 04-03-2015, 05:25 PM
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Paul, gotta do the 2017 trip
Just gotta convince the wife !
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Old 04-04-2015, 12:37 PM
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Default St. Kitts

Looks like a great trip! I lived on St Kitts for 28 months while my wife attended Vet school. Good times.....good times....... I'd love to fly myself down there sometime.

Also spent some time in St. Maarten and St. Barths. Beautiful, beautiful area.

Enjoy!
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Old 04-04-2015, 02:01 PM
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Default Have FUN!

Rosie,
The weather is here, wish you were beautiful...
Wishing you Tailwinds, Blue Sky, white sand and clear water- Say hi to Condor and all!

You gotta' join us in 2019 Tailwind!!! Rosie
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Old 04-04-2015, 04:58 PM
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Default I'm in for 2017

Absolutely love the Caribbean. Looking forward to living vicariously through you travels and reports. I'm in for 2017!!!

You too Darwin...2017! Rosie
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Old 04-05-2015, 03:40 PM
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Default 2015 Carribean trip

Rosie and gang,

Have a safe and fun trip.

Wish we were coming this year like we hoped.

We will follow your reports and wish we were with.

Jim and Beata
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Old 04-05-2015, 05:07 PM
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There really should be a stop at the RV Hotel at X35 in north FL in there.
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Old 04-05-2015, 05:26 PM
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Some day we will tag along in real life, until then I will follow remotely. Too busy building the retirement place($$).

my hangar neighbor is heading to DR on 4/13 then to Sun&Fun area 4/20, so if you see a white/blue S35 Bonanza from Montana say hi.

where/when will you be in DR?

Thanks...BC

We'll be at the Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino, arriving 14 April and departing 17 April for Antigua, Rosie
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Old 04-05-2015, 07:47 PM
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On your leg from Louisville GA to Spruce Creek, stop into Flagler (KFIN) for lunch at Highjackers. We can meet up and compare Caribbean flying notes.



Galin, weather is not my friend this week and my eat up my 'free time' for visiting...Rosie
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Old 04-09-2015, 06:04 AM
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Default Rosie on the move!

Looks like Rosie is on the move and about to blast off.

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