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Old 12-21-2014, 09:53 AM
Sumo Sumo is offline
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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Smile Another new owner :)

Hello! About a month ago, I bought Ben's RV-6A - my first airplane! John Palese gave me transition training in Sheboygan WI, and then I flew it home to Nevada with help from Rosie. We ran into some crazy weather and got socked in for 2 days at the lovely Jacksonville, IL airport.

Since then, the flying has been fantastic in the sunny southwest
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Old 12-21-2014, 10:30 AM
BillL BillL is offline
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Location: Central IL
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Congratulations on your new RV6A and welcome to VAF. Hopefully, you can share from your professional experience here too. Members do a lot of flight testing, not structural, though.

One thing about Illinois weather, it is always going somewhere else, so it will usually change soon

Great picture with that RV GRIN.

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Old 12-21-2014, 10:51 AM
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Location: SC
Posts: 12,887

Congrats on your new toy!

Red and green, just perfect for a Christmas present too!
Bill R.
RV-9 (Yes, it's a dragon tail)
O-360 w/ dual P-mags
Build the plane you want, not the plane others want you to build!
SC86 - Easley, SC
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Old 12-21-2014, 02:42 PM
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Neal@F14 Neal@F14 is offline
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Location: Wichita Falls, TX
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Congrats on the new plane... best of all it's a slider which you'll greatly appreciate in the summertime
Neal Howard
Airplaneless once again...
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Old 12-21-2014, 05:40 PM
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Location: Prescott, AZ
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Welcome !!!! Read and search here.... alot.
You will learn more than you ever imagined.
Have fun too...
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Old 12-22-2014, 06:48 PM
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Latintan Latintan is offline
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Location: Orlando, Florida
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Congrats! Very nice. I bought mine a few months ago and love it. I am sure you will really enjoy yours.
Manny Oro
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Old 12-22-2014, 06:51 PM
campi campi is offline
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Location: Washington, D.C.
Posts: 215

Congratulations Anna. Looks like a nice one!
RV-6 (Purchased and sold)
RV-4 (Purchased and sold)
VAF # 1303
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Old 12-22-2014, 07:33 PM
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catmandu catmandu is offline
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Sierra Nevada
Posts: 1,012

Great time of year to buy a -6A! I got mine just over one year and 140 flight hours ago. Enjoy it as much as I have, it will make you happy!

Happy life, happy wife! That's my story, anyway.
Mike C.
Sierra Nevada
RV-6A bought flying (for sale soon)
Super-8 bought flying
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Old 12-25-2014, 04:58 PM
Henryrifle Henryrifle is offline
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Atlanta, Ga
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Congratulations and good luck with your new plane!
Hank Cohn
Alpharetta, GA KLZU
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Old 12-26-2014, 11:59 AM
gerrychuck gerrychuck is offline
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Location: Moose Jaw, SK, Canada
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Very nice, Anna! You will love the 6A; it's a very honest airplane and a thrill to fly! Welcome to the club
Gerry Julian
Moose Jaw Saskatchewan
RV6A "Second Wind" C-GERZ (born N242UL)
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