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Old 05-01-2018, 08:46 PM
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Default Another small step

Actually got to take her out for a stroll around the the ramp for first time. A little fuel and taxi back to hanger. Just checking brakes, oil etc. just waiting on DAR.
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Old 05-01-2018, 08:48 PM
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Mike, big congrats on getting past this milestone---------one more to go then is is grin time
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Old 05-01-2018, 08:53 PM
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Thanks Mike,
I?ve probably posted this on the wrong place and don?t know how to move it,so help is appreciated if it needs moving.
Thanks a bunch to this group
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Old 05-02-2018, 07:06 AM
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Mike,

Congratulations! Looks great. You are at least a year ahead of me, you worked hard to get to this point. Anxious to hear how flight testing goes.
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Old 05-04-2018, 05:54 AM
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Default Awesome!

Mike,
In the “quick build, predrilled, high dollar” world of Vans Aircraft these days, its great to see another RV4 completion. Mine turned 21 last month and it is still flying great.
Thanks for sharing!

V/R
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PS: Gotta like the Warnke prop!
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Old 05-06-2018, 08:10 AM
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Looks great Mike, won't be long now. Good luck with the inspection. I used the FAA for mine and it went really smooth after getting all the paperwork filled out the way they wanted (guy even filled the forms out and printed them for me, some good FAA types out there). I've logged hour 6hrs. on my new 4 so far. It flew great right out of the box, I bet yours will too. You're going to like it!! Be sure and ask for a big phase 1 test area, these things scoot...

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Old 05-20-2018, 10:05 AM
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Getting close!

[IMG][/IMG]
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Old 05-21-2018, 07:19 AM
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Wow,
What a beautiful paint scheme.
Is it paint?

Happy Landings,
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Old 05-21-2018, 01:13 PM
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Thanks Daddyman. Yup it?s paint. It?s PPG Deltron 2000 base with three coats of SPI clear. Did it myself in my garage, watched lots of YouTube videos and it actually came out nice. It?s not professional finish but I?m super happy with it considering what it cost me. Been putting in 12hr days at the hanger and she is almost done. Time to get a sign off and go fly her. This -4 was started in 1989 (I was 8 years old) so it?s about time!
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Old 07-13-2019, 02:59 PM
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Default Paint finished Osh Bound

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