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  #151  
Old 03-07-2016, 12:37 PM
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Finished my RV-9A last April, and just bought another project/plane for the Hangar.

I managed to find and purchase my grandfathers 1946 J-3 Cub.

I was lucky enough to find it in decent shape in Boise, and the Gentleman that owned it was willing to sell it to me for a reasonable price.

I'm enjoying working on her, and she will make a really nice compliment to the 9.

-Dan
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  #152  
Old 03-07-2016, 09:31 PM
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I've got an RV-9A for IFR, X-C and such and an RV-8 for fun. If I get married and we have a dog, the -9A won't be big enough, so I'd want to upgrade it to a -10 or -14. The RV-8 is satisfying to fly well, but the plane that passengers like ***far*** above any other is the AirCam. The SeaRey amphibian is a hoot, too, if you live near seaplane water. With my back recovering from its third surgery in four years, I'm not sure how much acro I'll be doing, but a Skybolt is my favorite there. Thunder Mustang and Turbine Legend are both way pricey but fly well (I've flown both).

But if I were limited to two, and could afford them, it would realistically (?) be an RV-10 and an AirCam.
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Old 03-07-2016, 09:56 PM
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I became a two-airplane owner just this year, after being a single-plane owner since 1999. My hangar contains a 2008 Mooney Acclaim Type S and a 2010 RV-8 (not built by me). Jay, my 8 should look familiar to you. The Mooney is for long trips, mostly to the West Coast and Cabo. The RV-8 is for local fun when I'm not going on trips.

That's just awesome! I love your choice in aircraft.
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Old 03-07-2016, 11:16 PM
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My second plane is an Aviat Husky A1B with MT prop and 29 inch bush wheels and yes it is my favorite by a mile
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Old 03-08-2016, 12:24 AM
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I love my RV4 but when people come by my hangar they say " Show me your Pitts".


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Old 03-08-2016, 06:30 AM
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My new "other airplane".


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Old 03-08-2016, 08:59 AM
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I bought a Lycoming 320, radios, instruments, etc.. for my project, they are still stuck together as a 1968 172, which is a blast to fly when not building.
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Old 06-14-2016, 12:21 PM
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Default Carbon Cub EX2

First flight yesterday.

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Old 06-14-2016, 02:59 PM
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My next project/purchase will hopefully be a Rotorway (kit) helicopter. It can get me off this small 12 acre lot for fun flying around the area or to the airport quickly for a flight in the -7A.
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Old 06-15-2016, 08:12 AM
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First flight yesterday.

Congrats! Randy Lervold, CC's President and friend toured me around the factory as they where developing the kit. Really impressive kit and airplane.
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