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Old 11-29-2013, 11:56 AM
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Default For no other reason except I got my tail wheel endorsement today.......

...and now I will finally be able to fly my -8!
(Solo - post some transition training)
It's with gratitude and thanks to everyone who stuck it out with me...
Dan Horton,
Jerry Morris, and last but not least,
My CFI, Mike Fitzpatrick.
Thanks guys!
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:06 PM
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Default Congratulations!!

Ken, congrats on getting TW rating.
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Old 11-29-2013, 01:26 PM
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Congratulations Ken.. Welcome to our world..
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Old 11-29-2013, 03:05 PM
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Ken-

Congrats! You have crossed over to the side where others say "Why" and we say, "Why not?" Just fly it from chocks out to chocks in.

Enjoy,
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Old 11-29-2013, 07:16 PM
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Way to go!

Come on over to Athens once you get comfortable

you're gonna love it
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RV-8 80749 slow build taildragger
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Old 11-30-2013, 08:14 AM
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BIG Congrats Ken. She sure is a beauty! You're going to be having tons of fun.
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Old 12-01-2013, 03:32 PM
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And when you're ready to join us for some formation work, let me know. We need more formation guys locally.
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Old 12-01-2013, 06:23 PM
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Congrats Ken!
Great looking 8
You have some big hitters in your corner with
Widget & Horton
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Old 12-01-2013, 06:45 PM
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Congratulations on the accomplishment. We fly for the thrills, and taildraggers are simply more thrilling! Is that the ex Frank H airplane from Dahlonega?

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Old 12-02-2013, 08:08 AM
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Frank's airplane lives in Texas, this is the sister airplane by same builder I believe.
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