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Old 01-17-2021, 09:18 PM
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Flew 'around the block' with the A/C on... it was 80F at 2000'. Crazy warm for SoCal in mid-January!
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Old 01-18-2021, 12:04 AM
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My backup SD8 is once again providing power thanks to the fine folks at B&C. Iíve spent several months chasing a user/voltage modification set-point error after a main Alt over voltage brush failure and lithium main battery addition. Sometimes things donít make as much sense with the blood rushing into your head as your shoes rub the canopy and the spar digs into your upper back.....
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Old 01-18-2021, 04:28 AM
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Found my can bus problem, and fixed that. Got the seat belts and harnesses bolted in. The RV9A is getting ever soooooo close to first flight.
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Old 01-18-2021, 04:52 AM
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I drilled holes in my garage floor for the wing stand, while I wait for my wings to arrive.
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Old 01-18-2021, 07:46 AM
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Installing Baffling on new RV8. Borrowed Horse
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Old 01-18-2021, 10:19 PM
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I actually got out and flew on a weekend! I flew out to the local desert area where in many years past we would camp and ride our ATV's and motorcycles on a warm 3 day weekend. The pandemic had much fewer folks out there than usual. We sold off the motorhome and desert toys last year, so no more desert camping.

Did a low pass over Ocotillo Wells airport, then a touch and go at Salton City and Borrego Springs, and back to Ramona for 1.3 hours.


Shell Reef, Ocotillo Wells.


Arroyo Salada wash. There is an orange plastic fence that surrounds the crash site of the F-35 that recently had the mid air collision with a C-130 while refueling. Full resolution photo.


Our usual camping location off of S-22. Not very crowded for a 3 day weekend.
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Old 01-19-2021, 04:31 AM
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Lots of depressing distractions so far this month; only managing 1-2 hrs. in shop per day. Yesterday afternoon I carried a beer out to the shop, sat in my "Designated Happy Place" chair and just contemplated the airplane and the build thus far. I reminded myself that she wouldn't always look this forlorn, and found comfort in that thought.
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Old 01-19-2021, 07:28 AM
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Met a visiting buddy in the air then drove a FOLLOW ME aircraft





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Old 01-19-2021, 10:30 PM
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Installed leading edge landing lights��
Light mounts from Big Sky Robotics with Baja Designs Squadron Pro LEDs.
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Old 01-21-2021, 07:44 AM
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Installed leading edge landing lights��
Light mounts from Big Sky Robotics with Baja Designs Squadron Pro LEDs.
Looks great, I love my BSR mount on my RV6-A.
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