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Old 11-25-2021, 11:40 PM
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Big congrats sir! Awesome feeling it is!
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Old 11-26-2021, 06:56 AM
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Thank you everyone.
Subsequent flights just confirm how WOW this airplane is !!
Just over 4 hours done, mostly breaking-in the engine, calibrating the AOA and compass and enjoying the ride.


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Great work, Eric! Really a wonderful feeling, isn't it?
Thanks Mickey, wonderful it is !!


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awesome news!

congratulations eric!!!!

remember us talking about it over a desk at a conference, a while back ;-)
like years *G*

enjoy the testing phase and hope you can take magali along soon!

cheers,
bernie
Thanks Bernie, yes, regional meeting in Croatia 2011...
I did not know the existance of Vans at that time.
Thanks to you showing me your RV-7, here I am, flying my own RV-8 !!
Awesome !!!
Magali is first on my list of passengers, I need to fly 25 hours before I can apply for a C of A without restrictions.


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Fantastic news. Congratulations. Must have hauled *** with today’s temps too!
Here's a YouTube link of last Wednesday's take-off at Maximum Gross (1800 lb). Practice for the 3 minute climb report.
https://youtu.be/5f-tfN-VsOE
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Old 11-26-2021, 07:14 AM
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Happy testing Eric. Enjoy!
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Old 11-26-2021, 07:26 PM
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Congrats Eric and all the best…quite a few of us in the GTA that get together for when you get your restrictions lifted!

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Old 11-27-2021, 12:09 AM
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Subsequent flights just confirm how WOW this airplane is !!
Well said!!
Congrats to you and many happy landings!
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Old 11-27-2021, 12:45 AM
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Congratulations Eric, all the hard work and perseverance paid off. Enjoy your prize!

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Old 11-27-2021, 10:38 AM
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Félicitations Éric.

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