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Old 07-03-2021, 07:44 AM
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Default What did you do with your RV this long weekend (7/2 - 7/5/2021)

With your permission, I'll start...
Got the finished fuselage out of the paint booth; the canopy skirt is next. When the canopy is finished it goes on the fuselage and they both go to the hangar!
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Old 07-03-2021, 07:56 AM
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Got my wheel pants mostly on. Just have intersection fairings to do (which is why the mains aren't primed yet). The ball is even still centered!

30ish LOP at 60% power is now 12 knots faster for me at 152 KTAS burning 7.5 gph. I don't know how that stacks up with others but I'm happy with it.
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Old 07-03-2021, 08:14 AM
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Cleaned the bugs off the wings -- all of them -- and re-arranged cables for the video camera. Way too exciting, I know. More bug cleaning today. Might go for some actual IFR.
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Old 07-03-2021, 01:09 PM
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Got my wheel pants mostly on. Just have intersection fairings to do (which is why the mains aren't primed yet). The ball is even still centered!

30ish LOP at 60% power is now 12 knots faster for me at 152 KTAS burning 7.5 gph. I don't know how that stacks up with others but I'm happy with it.
What a sharp looking airplane. I cant wait to see it at Osh before the paint covers up that really nice metal working.
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Old 07-03-2021, 02:16 PM
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What a sharp looking airplane. I cant wait to see it at Osh before the paint covers up that really nice metal working.
I'll be looking out for you John!
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Old 07-03-2021, 02:44 PM
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...waiting for the paint on my RV-7 to be finished.

I bought another RV!
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Old 07-03-2021, 03:37 PM
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Some Saturday morning practice.
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Old 07-03-2021, 08:34 PM
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I left Oke City in my new RV14A and flew to Saint John Arizona for gasoline. Consumed some vending machine food and then flew to my hanger in Borrego Springs. I love the 14A so much more than the 10. I feel like Iím flying a Mercedes compared to an F250.
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Old 07-04-2021, 06:51 AM
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Swapped off as safety pilot with my 10Friend and this was my day! 2.2 hrs.

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Old 07-04-2021, 09:05 AM
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This weekend the cowl is off, loving up the engine bits for a few days when I have some time.

On the non-RV front, I logged my 500th hour of in-the-sim, on-motion, running-the-emergency-checklist jiggles and shakes at the part time side hustle. 192nd client support session yesterday 0630. Done in 1.3 years. Starting to actually get it...
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