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Old 04-18-2018, 09:30 AM
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[IMG]<a href="http://tinypic.com?ref=154g46s" target="_blank"><img src="http://i67.tinypic.com/154g46s.jpg" border="0" alt="Image and video hosting by TinyPic"></a>[/IMG]
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Old 04-18-2018, 09:32 AM
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Old 06-04-2018, 08:30 PM
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Many years ago, as I started this build, I met a gentleman who would become a close friend. He owned a picture perfect grass airfield and loved flying, people and life. One fine summer day he took off for a pleasure flight, had an engine failure on departure and tried to turn back. Sadly both pilot and passenger were killed in the resulting stall/spin-accident. Very, very sad.

Yesterday and 8 years later my wife and I flew our finished RV into his old strip on a lovely summer day for a picnic. Very sentimental experience and I know Mickey would have loved to have been there with us.

Be careful out there and land straight ahead if needs be...

Simon


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Old 06-06-2018, 09:51 AM
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pretty wife, where's the airplane?
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Old 06-06-2018, 08:34 PM
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Still One of my Favorite Paint Schemes as well...

Photo of Bruce's plane when yall were grabbing some BBQ at the Hard 8!

Garrett,

Still getting great comments on this pic .

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Old 06-21-2018, 09:10 AM
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Just picked my plane up from Evoke Aviation where Jonathan McCormick and crew pulled off a miracle, taking a plane that was average at best and making it look amazing. He really did an awesome job. I can't say enough! Extremely pleased!

He put more photos on his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/evokeaviation/

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Old 06-21-2018, 11:09 AM
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Wow!
Beautiful show plane Mark.
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Old 06-21-2018, 11:30 AM
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Wow!
Beautiful show plane Mark.
Thank you...all credit to Jonathan and crew. He did it all!
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Old 06-21-2018, 12:10 PM
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That is a beautiful plane. Jonathan and his crew are true artists and craftsmen.

My RV-7A is right behind yours in line at Evoke. Hope it turns out half as nice!
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Old 06-21-2018, 01:11 PM
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That is a beautiful plane. Jonathan and his crew are true artists and craftsmen.

My RV-7A is right behind yours in line at Evoke. Hope it turns out half as nice!
Ah, so that was your plane I saw there! He's got a T-6, a RV10 and your plane there at the moment. I am sure you'll be blown away. I surely was.
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