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Old 12-26-2014, 08:33 PM
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Default First Flight

Finally got a perfect day, lots of sun, no wind, unlimited visibility and upper 50's so I flew 20 minutes south to First Flight airport, KFFA, in Kitty Hawk, NC. I toured the Wright Brothers National Monument and took a few pictures before heading home to KPHF. Now I need to plan a trip to the birthplace of the RV on the other coast!


Norfolk, VA


Incredible visibility looking south to the Outer Banks from the VA NC border.


My flying machine!


The first 4 flights!






Looking back at the ramp.
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Old 12-26-2014, 09:06 PM
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Beautiful aircraft for a beautiful destination! Very nice looking plane you built Kent. There is a thread in the archives begging for this picture


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Old 12-26-2014, 09:36 PM
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Hey Kent! Nice airplane!

Put it over here:

http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...ad.php?t=51245
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Old 12-27-2014, 07:25 AM
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Nice plane Kent. If you want to try grass some time, we are just 60 nautical from your home airport with 3200 ft. Airport ID 2va3. I have a 7-a also

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Old 12-27-2014, 07:33 AM
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Kent - beautiful airplane and great photos of Kitty Hawk!

Get some "grass practice" in 2015 and start exploring !

It's good to have more RV's in the MidCoast region!
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Old 12-27-2014, 12:40 PM
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Great looking plane, Kent! Congratulations.

Now, on that West Coast flight plan, make OVO your first stop (North Vernon, IN.)

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Old 12-29-2014, 07:49 AM
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Kent,
Outstanding write-up! Did Val go with you? I love that paint scheme
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