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Old 05-02-2006, 06:00 PM
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Pic's of our 9A can be seen on our web site, www.THORLLC.net check out "about us" for more info.

Frank
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Old 05-19-2006, 11:44 AM
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Default N86JV Now Looks finished with Fresh Paint

Here are a couple pictures of our new paint on N86JV. It was painted by Matthews Aviation in Yerington, Nevada.



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Old 05-19-2006, 01:21 PM
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Here is mine. Final look until paint next fall or winter.

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Old 06-14-2006, 08:08 AM
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Default Inflight Photo of N523RV

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Inflight photo of N523RV. That's Matt Burch in the passenger seat. Photo by Josh Bickel, a recent KU graduate,
taken from an RV-6A owned by Al Stuber.
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Old 07-02-2006, 07:02 PM
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Default FIRST FLIGHTOF RV9 N659DB

First flight of RV9 N659DB took place at Perry-Houston Co. Airport (PXE) in central Georgia. I am a low time pilot (<200 hrs) with less than 20 hrs T/W experience but this plane took care of me very well. Climb rate was incredible! Control response immediate, and rock solid stability. It was a short flight as I saw some lightning and rain showers in the distance. It took me three attempts to land because she just didn't want to slow down! I learned a lot about airspeed management yesterday!!! I can tell that this plane will be a patient and forgiving teacher and look forward to many hours learning the ways of the RV9!
Pictured with me after the flight is my daughter Diana and son Bruce
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Old 09-07-2006, 01:26 PM
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Default Way to go!

Congratulations!

Now get those hours flown off so you can take some trips.
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Old 10-22-2006, 09:53 PM
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Hello,

N789PH flew today for the first time with test pilot Doug Weiler at the controls. Doug said she is nearly as fast as his RV-4, lands much slower, and stalls like Cub. Temps all good, left wing a tad heavy, SL-40 needs some adjustment.

Big grins all around. Thanks for all the help from the guys and gals here!

Run-up:


Cleared for takeoff:


Losing the chase plane:


Pete and Doug reviewing the flight:
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Old 10-24-2006, 07:06 AM
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Pete, I can't believe you picked the one day I was out of town to fly the new plane! Anyway, congrats on a beautiful plane, I look forward to another breakfast runner!
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Old 10-24-2006, 07:49 AM
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Congratulations!

I am of course jealous, and I am not sure how you got it done so quickly, with the family and everything.

For those who don't know, Pete is one of the nicest guys you will ever meet.

Huge Kudos, and please think of me when you need left seat balast.
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Old 10-25-2006, 12:20 AM
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Default Good Stuff

Felicitation from one Pete to another Pete for finishing a RV9A. Job well done. My left wing was heavy and I installed a wedge on the right Aileron. Flies hands off now.

You will have a lot of fun with this plane. It goes fast and you can land it on a dime. Good travel machine.

Pete L
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