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Old 04-27-2016, 09:36 PM
Larkrv10 Larkrv10 is offline
 
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Default first flight RV-10

Finally, after 6+ years and 5000 man hours, RV10 #40956 (C-GDMH) flew it's first flight today.
Many people to thank for all the help and guidance. Bill Peyton, Ray Doerr, Ivan Kristensen, Art Penner just to name a few. Many other non fliers also to be thanked. And last but certainly not the least, my spouse Sandra.

Flew about 45 minutes with only one squawk (RPM's were higher than 2700 on take off) out of CYHS (Hanover, Ont).

Looking forward to many more flights.

Rick
#40956
Southampton, Ont
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Old 04-27-2016, 09:45 PM
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Outstanding!!! What a superb accomplishment!
Words cannot describe that "first flight" feeling!
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Lorne
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Old 04-27-2016, 09:46 PM
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Default Congrats

Way to go Rick!
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Old 04-27-2016, 10:21 PM
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Default providing us all encouragement...

For all us enroute to completing a 10, so cool to hear another success story, congrats and happy flying. A bit tense pulling back on the stick to go airborne, but what a great moment when flying...Well done!
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Old 04-27-2016, 10:28 PM
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Congratulations! I can only imagine the feeling!
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Old 04-27-2016, 10:40 PM
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Congrats! Enjoy the experiences!
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Old 04-28-2016, 07:14 AM
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Need to see pics, or it didn't happen
Congrats on a wonderful milestone!
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Old 04-28-2016, 07:39 AM
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Congrats!!!
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Mike Jimenez & Sarah Hammonds
EAA Chapter 33 Prez & Soc Chair
Marion, IA USA

RV-10 In progress! (N165MJ reserved)
-Emp & Wings complete
-Panel wired up, working on Fuse & Finish
-Blog horribly outdated (sorry)
-Too many distractions, we will finish the plane someday!!!

http://mikeandsarahrv10.blogspot.com/
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Old 04-28-2016, 07:50 AM
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Congrats!!
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Old 04-28-2016, 08:54 AM
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Exciting stuff!
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