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Old 10-27-2014, 10:17 PM
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Default New Panel - Almost ready to ship!

The guys at SteinAir made my day this afternoon when Nick sent me pictures of my panel. It is just about ready to ship. I am getting really anxious to see it in real life!
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Old 10-27-2014, 11:56 PM
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Rockwood, That does look familiar, getting close now!!
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Old 10-28-2014, 08:55 AM
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Default Congratulations

Happy news. Congratulations Rocky
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Empennage, wings, fuse, finishing kit done. Working FWF
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Old 10-28-2014, 08:57 AM
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Getting closer!!

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Built an off-plan RV9A with too much fuel and too much HP. Should drop dead any minute now.
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Old 10-28-2014, 09:16 AM
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Rockwood, Love your panel!

I am a big believer in simplicity and decluttering panels and this one is good!

We still need to get up in my 7, I too have a very simple panel.
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2021 donation made, exempt but worth every dime!
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Old 10-28-2014, 08:14 PM
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Great to see the progress Rockwood! Can't wait to hear about completion and the first flight.
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Old 11-26-2014, 04:06 PM
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Default Phase 1 Complete.

After almost 5 (hot) months my phase 1 is finally complete! (work and a 45 minute commute to the hangar have been tough). No real snags to speak of. I had to relocate the magnetometer forward from the aft deck and into the rear tailcone and I continue to tune baffles/cowl/jetting fighting high CHT's - next stop; ASA cowl flaps Flies as advertised! she'll top a 160 knots but not if im putting the fuel in it 150 ktas at 2500 rpm or 140 ktas at 2400 rpm are happier spots.



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Old 11-26-2014, 06:02 PM
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Default Congratulations!!

Derek--------big congrats on the new found freedom
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Old 11-26-2014, 06:19 PM
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excellent, well done.
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Old 11-27-2014, 12:01 AM
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Congrats, Derek! Thanks for the continued motivation, and enjoy flying to exotic locations (or at least somewhere outside the Phase 1 box!). Keep us updated on the temperature control situation.
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