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Old 01-12-2022, 06:34 AM
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Originally Posted by erikpmort View Post

Vans. The quality, the instructions, the support. I can’t believe how good this kit is.

Aerotronics- it always felt like I was their only customer. Lightning fast email response. Extremely patient with me.

Plane Schemer ! Helped design and coach me through this difficult scheme !

YOU ! VAF and Facebook groups. It’s just not possible without all of you.
Congrats Erik!!!! GREAT looking bird! You built an AWESOME looking plane!!!

I second your shout outs to Vans, Aerotronics (they're the best), & Plane Schemer. All excellent vendors!!!
Randy Vanstory
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1st Flight 08/20/2020 / Current Hrs - 279
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Old 01-12-2022, 10:59 AM
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love that paint scheme and colors!

Well done, enjoy the flying now
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Old 01-12-2022, 01:54 PM
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Congratulations! Now you gotta change your forums signature to "Flying!!"

RV-8 C-GURV (Flying since Nov 2004) - Sold
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Old 01-12-2022, 02:22 PM
David Paule David Paule is offline
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Great looking airplane... glad to hear that it flies as good as it looks. Congratulations!

How about some more photos from different directions?


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Old 01-12-2022, 03:02 PM
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Congratulations Eric! That is a beautiful paint job. Post more pictures when you have time.
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Old 01-12-2022, 07:56 PM
jjmanton jjmanton is offline
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That paint job really is beautiful. Would you happen to have pictures of the process? I’d be very interested to read the write up.

Congratulations! A day you’ll never forget.
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Old 01-13-2022, 07:31 AM
Presmini Presmini is offline
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Congrats! Great write up and an inspiration for all of us still in “the grind”. Enjoy the fruits of your labor, and start saving up for that RV-15…!
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Old 01-13-2022, 09:01 AM
nohoflyer nohoflyer is offline
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Love your post!

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Old 01-13-2022, 09:50 AM
AviatorJ AviatorJ is offline
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That's a great looking plane! Congrats!
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Old 01-21-2022, 10:17 PM
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Wow is that thing sweet! Congratulations
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