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  #461  
Old 11-02-2014, 08:15 PM
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My first passenger HAD to be my lovely wife/cobuilder. She bucked 99% of the rivets and did 99.9% of the fiberglass work. Here is the double RV grin!

This flight may have been better than my first flight.

love it!!! Congrats to you sir! My dream someday! The wife is soon to be my bucking buddy also! See me in about 5 years
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Old 11-03-2014, 06:42 AM
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Thank you Robert and keep building. We now have almost 90 hours on it since May. Day trips to the beach and mountains are wonderful. Giving lots of rides to others. We are really enjoying this magic carpet.
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Old 12-03-2014, 06:50 PM
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Busy busy busy with everything but the RV, but when you get a 46 degree day with light winds in December in Kansas you had better put everything on hold and get airborne. No one better to go flying with than my oldest daughter, every time we go her feet get a little closer to the rudder pedals.... I'm sure it'll happen soon enough.
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Old 12-04-2014, 12:47 AM
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Default Flying with my little girl

Andy, they grow up quick! My youngest daughter (now age 20) on her first flight with me over the Thanksgiving holiday week.
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Old 12-08-2014, 10:26 PM
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Nice Bruce. What a special memory
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Old 12-08-2014, 10:58 PM
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Bruce,
Great shot of you two! A few more oil changes and she'll be off to college.....
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Old 12-08-2014, 11:34 PM
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Selfies.....RV8 style. :-)





This plane just keeps getting better! More fun, more challenge, mo' betta! Build until your eyes blur...this is unreal!
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Old 12-24-2014, 11:35 PM
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Christmas Eve day, I just finished another skim coat of Sheetrock mud in the living room and my parents just got in town. It's 2 hours until Church, 1500 OVC and 40 degrees and I haven't kicked the tires and lit the fires on the RV in 21 days. Time for Dad's first flight lesson, it was harder to get him to take the controls than for him to taxi and fly it. Pretty cool feeling overall, role reversal of him teaching me to drive the tractor/combine/truck (I learned to drive a 70' Ford 3/4 ton stick in reverse picking up electric fence in a wheat field standing on the floorboards when I was 7) Easy now, don't jerk it around just listen to what it's telling you and fl.... I mean drive it! Dad took us sight seeing for a .6 around local landmarks, he found out this flying thing ain't that hard....

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Old 12-27-2014, 08:55 PM
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