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Old 06-11-2019, 08:40 AM
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Some good progress over the last week or so. Engine mount and landing gear have been installed and the left wing went on (temporarily, of course) yesterday.

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Old 02-13-2020, 02:41 PM
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Default N1402 is Officially an Airplane!

-814 Days (QB)
-Several Pints of Blood
-Gallons of Sweat
-Many Sleepless Nights
-Threw-in-the-towel (numerous times)
-Maybe even a few tears

100% satisfaction receiving my Airworthy Certificate!
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Old 02-13-2020, 02:45 PM
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-814 Days (QB)
-Several Pints of Blood
-Gallons of Sweat
-Many Sleepless Nights
-Threw-in-the-towel (numerous times)
-Maybe even a few tears

100% satisfaction receiving my Airworthy Certificate!
Big congrats!!

I'm looking forward to joining you a week from today...
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Old 02-13-2020, 06:12 PM
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Awesome!!! Congrats, what a great feeling
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Old 02-13-2020, 06:48 PM
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Congratulations! Looks fantastic.
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:36 PM
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I love that prop, I wish I could afford it.
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Old 02-14-2020, 06:39 AM
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Congratulations, Kevin!! I am so very happy for you! Visiting you and your build has given me ides, hope, and inspiration. I look forward to meeting you in the skies.

My first package from Advanced Flight Systems is due to arrive today. I can hardly wait!

Jeffrey Turner
N39JT on hold
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Old 02-14-2020, 09:09 AM
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Ready for the first engine start yesterday. Inspection is scheduled for next week (2/20).

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Old 02-16-2020, 04:04 AM
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-814 Days (QB)
-Several Pints of Blood
-Gallons of Sweat
-Many Sleepless Nights
-Threw-in-the-towel (numerous times)
-Maybe even a few tears

100% satisfaction receiving my Airworthy Certificate!
Ken, thanks for the ever important reminder of how much it's worth it. I'm deep into the sleepless nights/a few tears/towel throwing phase right now. But I'm way too far up this mountain to turn around now.
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Old 02-16-2020, 08:47 AM
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Congratulations !

Which airport are you based out of ? I?m over at FFZ (Falcon field)
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