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Cfrisella 12-19-2011 08:15 PM

N502CF is an airplane!
 
This is late coming, but on November 17th N502CF took off for the first time. It was Awesome! everything went great with only one issue being a heavy left wing. I had so much fun building over the last 4 years and it's really nice having it finished. Well...Almost finished:D. Now I can focus more on my "real" job, which interesting enough is more enjoyable now too. Here's some pics to check out.






LifeofReiley 12-19-2011 08:30 PM

Very...
 
Very Nice Aircraft!!! Congrads... :D

Vlad 12-19-2011 08:50 PM

She is a beauty Chris. These wing tips are HOT!

Flyguytki 12-19-2011 09:06 PM

Well Chris if your new "real" Job involves making me one of those throttle quadrants you have there I would help in keeping you in business.

-david

hydroguy2 12-19-2011 09:45 PM

Looking good.

panhandler1956 12-20-2011 04:52 AM

Very cool! I like it!

Have fun with your new dream machine!!

pierre smith 12-20-2011 05:02 AM

Question.
 
Congratulations....is that a removable access cover just in front of the windshield?

Best,

David-aviator 12-20-2011 05:17 AM

Congrats, Chris, on building and flying such a good looking airplane.

Some of the parts appear to be made of carbon fiber, your business must be on the leading edge of that process. There is so much of it these days - like in the Boeing 787.

Good to see it filtering down to our world.

islandmonkey 12-20-2011 06:09 AM

That is a lovely machine you have created Chis. You must be justifiably proud. I do like your colour scheme which is so simple and yet when I look at it I want to say Wow.

Very well done mate. Enjoy.

Kenny Gene 12-20-2011 06:48 AM

Congrads Chris!!
 
You'll have to post more pictures or a link to all the special Bone Head extra's you have made and fitted to your new Pride and Joy!

Kenny Gene
RV10 484TC

Cfrisella 12-20-2011 07:03 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by pierre smith (Post 607692)
Congratulations....is that a removable access cover just in front of the windshield?

Best,

Yes it is. I've already had it off many a time to sort out some wiring issue. Comes in handy.

Cfrisella 12-20-2011 07:08 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by islandmonkey (Post 607707)
That is a lovely machine you have created Chis. You must be justifiably proud. I do like your colour scheme which is so simple and yet when I look at it I want to say Wow.

Very well done mate. Enjoy.

For the life of me, I couldn't settle on a paint scheme. When that time came I just colored as I went. Very simple and to touch up when needed. Thanks for the compliments.

LifeofReiley 12-20-2011 07:16 AM

Lets talk about those wing tips... :)

CarlosF@grtavionics 12-20-2011 07:19 AM

Wing tips, throttle quad, camera pod...
 
Congrats Chris, looks great!

I think you're going to be busy... ;)

Carlos Fernandez
GRT Avionics

TS Flightlines 12-20-2011 09:24 AM

I second the motion-
 
on the throttle quadrant!!!!!! Perhaps when I can start my RV, I'll have a quad like that!
Tom

Cfrisella 12-20-2011 11:32 PM

Thanks for all the great comments! It's still hard to believe such a machine can be built by anyone with a desire. To all in the building stages, "keep at it!".

Jon Clements 12-21-2011 02:29 AM

Congrats
 
So SWEET Chris - congratulations.

And again.....more on those wingtips....?!

Cheers/enjoy

Jon

Cfrisella 12-21-2011 08:04 AM

More pictures for Jon
 





Flyguytki 12-21-2011 10:38 AM

Not to keep buggin you Chris or anything but you have quite a machine there, Whats your take on manufacturing a few of the parts you fabbed up for yours? I know theres already a few of us who would fork over some cash for the throttle quadrant mount and forward tunnel, let us know if there is anything we can do to help you out if this is a possiblity. I love it, Also I bet if you could make a mold for the canopy fairings they would be a huge money maker!

-david


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