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Old 01-24-2023, 07:42 AM
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Default First flight yesterday January 23, 2023

We had a wonderful first flight yesterday. Took off from 0TX1 (Pecan Plantation) at 17:45. Flight time was about 20 minutes. All systems performed flawlessly. Left wing was a little heavy. Thanks to all those who have helped me along this 12 year, 1 week journey. Special thanks to Mike Kerzie, Jason Hutchison, Jimmy Cash, Charley Adams, Martin Sutter and countless others.
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Old 01-24-2023, 08:10 AM
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Default great job

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Old 01-24-2023, 08:53 AM
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Congratulations. Itís a great feeling isnít it.
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Old 01-24-2023, 11:26 AM
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Another one in the air, nice job!
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Old 01-24-2023, 11:37 AM
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Well done! What a journey, what an accomplishment!

Congratulations Sir!
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Old 01-24-2023, 12:28 PM
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Congrats! Totally awesome
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Old 01-24-2023, 04:36 PM
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Great!!! Congrats! Best plane ever.
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