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  #161  
Old 09-01-2014, 03:32 PM
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Thumbs up Done with Phase 1!

I put in a marathon of flying 21.9 hours in the last 2 weeks.



I still have lots to work on. I need to get my interior upholstered, I need to fix my weapy front crankshaft oil seal, and I need to rectify my heavy left wing.

The airplane is a joy to fly and the performance is outstanding.

Now time to give some rides to my wife and kids.
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Old 09-01-2014, 03:54 PM
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Congrats on your new found freedom
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Old 09-01-2014, 05:50 PM
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Great news Bruce. Congratulations! You just entered the no turn back zone.
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Old 09-01-2014, 07:50 PM
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Default 40 hours

Congrats Bruce! Nice work.
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Old 09-01-2014, 09:15 PM
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Congrats! You are now free to move about the country..
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Old 09-01-2014, 10:00 PM
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Congrats Bruce, well done.
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Old 09-02-2014, 08:02 AM
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Nice going, Bruce. I took about 90 days to do my 40 hours. Working on install of wheel fairings now.
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Old 09-02-2014, 08:53 AM
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Default 40 Hrs

Way to go Bruce. That's quite a push to get that many hours in two weeks. Must of had some time off work. You are out of the cage now and I am about 39 hrs behind you.
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Old 09-02-2014, 09:18 AM
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Impressive! Now go fly over every densely populated area you can find!
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Old 09-02-2014, 10:00 AM
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Default Congrats!!!!

Next time you make it to KWHP, let me know! I believe I owe you lunch!

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