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Old 03-07-2012, 10:45 AM
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Originally Posted by N8RV View Post
Ernie, I have a Q for you ...

I noted that on the RV-1's data plate it's listed as serial number 171. Whazzup with that?

I thought that this was the FIRST RV-1. Apparently not. There are 170 others before this one, lurking out there just waiting to be discovered ...
Dang - that is a question I keep meaning to ask Van! Someone should have brought that one up on the Webinar.....I have reviewed all the documents, and haven't come up with an obvious answer yet....

The original Stits serial number was no clues there!
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