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Old 09-19-2020, 09:32 PM
RFSchaller RFSchaller is offline
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Default Millenials

Today I finally passed the milestone of 1000 hours on my RV-12 that I finished in March 2012. Iím curious to know just how exclusive the millennial club is.
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Old 09-20-2020, 06:27 AM
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Congrats! It is a milestone indeed. Just getting broken in.
It has been done a time or two. Next stop 2000.
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Old 09-20-2020, 06:43 AM
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Skunk at Pottstown, pa. has passed it and of course, the infamous JB passed it several years ago.
Wag Aero Sport Trainer built,sold and wrecked
N588DF RV12 #336 built, sold and alive and well in New York
N73DF RV12 #244 built, sold and alive and well in Florida
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Old 09-20-2020, 07:10 AM
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Default Old infamous himself reporting in - -

1,432.8 as of yesterday. WAAAAAAAAY less hours these days, but still once in a while. Still runs like new.
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Old 09-20-2020, 07:18 AM
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Thumbs up Congratulations!

Not there yet the highest time was 825 hours (2018) goes downhill since then

Where is N666BK?

Не имей сто рублей, а имей сто друзей.
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Old 09-20-2020, 07:24 AM
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KELLI GIRL's first flight was in April 2015.
Yesterday's numbers: 1098.2 Hobbs, 981.1 tach.
Averaging 202 hours yearly.

I can't not fly her.

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Old 09-20-2020, 10:03 AM
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2 hours away from 2000 hours on my current RV-10.

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Old 09-20-2020, 12:49 PM
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Maybe the OP should have rephrased is statement that he has over 1,000 hours on his ROTAX 912 ULS in his RV-12. Are you interested in measuring hours on the airframe, or powerplant, or both? Is # of gallons of gas and type of gas also worth measuring, too?

I hope to start adding hours to my Rotax 912 ULS at a good clip, soon. Plenty of opportunities to fly year round in Southern California. If we don't have fires, poor air quality and visibility problems or earthquakes, or mudslides, or civil unrest.
RV-12, #212 N72DJ, bought flying. A Blessing in disguise. Thank you Double D!

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Old 09-20-2020, 09:31 PM
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Having just turned 69 at the current rate I think my flying days will run out right at TBO. The only thing better is dying in your bed of old age with an empty bank account and maxed out credit!😝
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