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Old 05-18-2020, 07:10 AM
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Default Ready for Firste Flight

Now, after 9 years of building, my -6 is nearby finished. Only some tests are neccessary.
https://photos.google.com/share/AF1Q...hLWGVaUHRtY053

After the long time of waiting, some birds nested...
https://photos.google.com/share/AF1Q...hLWGVaUHRtY053
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Old 05-18-2020, 02:08 PM
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Nice work!
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Old 05-18-2020, 07:34 PM
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that's calendar worthy. beautiful.
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Old 05-19-2020, 03:35 AM
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Nice bird - looking forward to see the RV-grin.
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Old 05-19-2020, 04:03 AM
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Citation of Steve Milton:
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Simplicity is the art in design.
Proof given with yours Karsten, beautiful!
And looking forward seeing it in flesh, mmh, meant aluminum, at one of the next fly-ins
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Old 05-19-2020, 06:18 AM
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Now, after 9 years of building, my -6 is nearby finished. Only some tests are neccessary.
https://photos.google.com/share/AF1Q...hLWGVaUHRtY053

After the long time of waiting, some birds nested...
https://photos.google.com/share/AF1Q...hLWGVaUHRtY053
first time I have seen VGs on a RV before. What is your stall speed with them?
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Old 05-19-2020, 07:06 AM
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Now, after 9 years of building, my -6 is nearby finished. Only some tests are neccessary.
https://photos.google.com/share/AF1Q...hLWGVaUHRtY053

Karlo,

That blue color is beautiful. Is it metallic?
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Old 05-19-2020, 09:25 AM
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first time I have seen VGs on a RV before. What is your stall speed with them?
Matt, I don?t know. It was not in the air until yet, first flight will be soon.
About VG?s and RV-6: Here you can see an interesting post
https://www.stolspeed.com/id/91
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Old 05-19-2020, 09:26 AM
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Karlo,

That blue color is beautiful. Is it metallic?
Yes, from BMW. Called San Marino blue metallic.
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Old 05-19-2020, 04:15 PM
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Yes, from BMW. Called San Marino blue metallic.
That makes sense. I have a friend who has a 5-er that looks like that color.
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