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Old 05-06-2020, 03:47 AM
seattleworm seattleworm is offline
 
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Default First flight of the first RV10 in China

Glad to report the successful first flight of the first RV10 built in China. I was one of the two crews for the first flight. The Chinese regulation allows more than one test crews that are necessary for the test flights. The first flight was a bit short due to high CHT temperature, reaching 430F so we landed in about 20 min. After about 5 hours further flight in three days, all squawks are fixed. The RV10 flies really nice now. Here are some pictures from the test flights. There is a RV14 almost complete. Hope to see more RVs, and experimental aircraft in general, in China.

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Old 05-06-2020, 05:23 AM
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Congrats on the first flight! I?m building an RV10 in Hong Kong at the moment
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Old 05-06-2020, 01:21 PM
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Default Outstanding news Shawn!

What an accomplishment!!!!

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Old 05-06-2020, 01:42 PM
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Very cool - where is it in China?
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Old 05-06-2020, 06:10 PM
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Shawn, I still watch you RV-7 build videos from time to time. Glad to see you flight testing again.
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Old 05-07-2020, 12:59 AM
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Shawn, I still watch you RV-7 build videos from time to time. Glad to see you flight testing again.
Thanks, Steve! I hope I will be doing more RV flight testing as well. At least I will flight test my own RV10, which is in a really slow build process now. It will get done!

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Old 05-07-2020, 12:57 AM
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Test flight is being done in Tianjin, a city next to Beijing.
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