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Old 01-10-2016, 10:07 PM
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Default First Flight VH-MQB

I'm pleased to report that VH-MQB (serial number 91939) now does what it's supposed to do.

Father and child are doing well, as is the test pilot Tony Manning, who did a magnificent job. Thanks to this great forum and its contributors. Without it I would have been lost.

Apart from a few niggles it was a relatively painless experience and flies "hands off" straight and level.


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Old 01-10-2016, 10:22 PM
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Congrats Michael your going to love it.

Wow it looks dry down there, perhaps I can send you some of the Sydney rain

Cheers
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Old 01-11-2016, 04:39 AM
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Congratulations Michael. Good to see another 9 flying.
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Old 01-11-2016, 05:15 AM
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Congratulations Michael! How long did it take you to build? That tape looks nice on the rudder.
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Old 01-11-2016, 05:58 AM
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Congrats Michael, knew you would get there !! Hope to see you our way this year.

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Old 01-11-2016, 12:11 PM
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Congratulations on your new fledgling Michael.
Did you fly it Monday?
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Old 01-11-2016, 01:04 PM
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Bravo Mike - congratulations
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Old 01-11-2016, 07:19 PM
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Awesome stuff Michael. You must be so stoked. No rest for the wicked though, as I suspect you will be starting soon on the next one...

Cheers,

Tom.
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Old 01-11-2016, 08:48 PM
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Way to go. Now comes the best part of building ie flying. I have 39 hrs on my 9A. Flys just like I hoped it would. Only thing is my back yard shop in empty.

Congratulations again
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Old 01-11-2016, 09:58 PM
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Congrats Michael!...........Looks like a great flying bird!
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