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Old 03-27-2014, 03:53 PM
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Default another 8 ready to fly

After three years and one month, I received my pink slip. I want to thank good friends and a supportive wife for making this happen.
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Old 03-27-2014, 04:21 PM
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Default Congratulations!!

Bob, congrats
Mike Starkey
VAF 909

Rv-10, N210LM.

Flying as of 12/4/2010

Phase 1 done, 2/4/2011

Sold after 240+ wonderful hours of flight.

"Flying the airplane is more important than radioing your plight to a person on the ground incapable of understanding or doing anything about it."
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Old 03-27-2014, 04:23 PM
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Default Congratulations Looks Great !

Now you have to post more photos !
14 planes owned ,11 bought ,3 built .
RV-8 N808H ,Sold
RV-6 Sold 😔
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Old 03-27-2014, 04:34 PM
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Default she's a beauty

Congratulations again Bob. Hey, who is that lady looking over the DAR's shoulder?
Charlie Hammes
RV-8, N525RV Flying
RV-8, N208CH in process
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Old 03-27-2014, 04:47 PM
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3 Years + 1 Month!
I'm impressed! What little of it I can see looks good too.
You will Love It!
Scott Emery
EAA 668340, chapter 326 & IAC chapter 67
RV-8 N89SE first flight 12/26/2013
Yak55M, and the wife has an RV-4
There is nothing-absolute nothing-half so much worth doing as simply messing around with Aeroplanes
(with apologies to Ratty)
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Old 03-27-2014, 08:23 PM
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Only a couple of weeks in front of you, I can say with're going to LOVE flying that plane! Get it reassembled and get in the air!
RV-8 Flying
1,235th flying RV8
SARL Race#95
SnF Homebuilt Judge

2015 Sun n Fun Kit Built Reserve Grand Champion
2015 Oshkosh Kit Built Champion
2015 Jeffco Kit Built Grand Champion
2014 Oshkosh Outstanding Workmanship Award

Broken Warrior of the Jarhead Clan
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Old 03-28-2014, 10:38 AM
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Default Rv 8

Congrats,...looks like a sweet paint job as well, hope we get to see more picks !
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Old 03-28-2014, 10:45 AM
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Default More pics will be coming

Hoping for first flight weekend of April 5th. That will depend on weather. Bob
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Old 03-28-2014, 11:09 AM
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David "Stogie" Otero
Albuquerque, New Mexico KAEG
Owner:BladeSox, LLC .
Member of Chile Flight
FFI Wingman
EAA Tech Councilor
Finished RV-7 12/30/15
Segundo Viento

Paid my 2021 dues, you should too.
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Old 03-28-2014, 03:07 PM
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Default Nice tail art

Need a pic of the tail in the tail art section.
Bud K
FFR Roadster (sold)
RV-7 (sold)
Legal Eagle - Flying
N676Q RV-4 - Flying
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