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Old 10-30-2011, 08:13 PM
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Default First Flight C-GOGO

Well IT FINALLY HAPPENED

C-GOGO took to the air today under the capable hands of Kevin Horton (I can't say thankyou enough for that, Kevin!!)

I cobbled together an overly long video of the flight and posted it... link attached. (I might try to make a shorter one later...sorry...I was in a hurry to post it)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5sOiw1ok5k




Thanks to my wife Karin for putting up with my obsession for the last 5 1/2 years. Thanks to you too Ben, my capable bucking partner!!!

Thanks also to all of you here! The advice and knowledge from this site really helped to make it happen!!

Its been a fun ride!

Chris Hepburn

Happy Owner of a flying RV-8!!!
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Old 10-30-2011, 08:23 PM
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Default Great

Glad to here another one is up. If your adventures bring you this way, CYQG, drop a line. Always happy to see more RVs.

Enjoy your plane.
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Flew to Osh 11,12,15,17,19. SNF 2013. West to Cali /Washington/Vancouver/crossed the Rockies north to Red Deer east to Moosonee and over to maritimes. South to Jekyll Isl, cedar key, and Key West etc. 7 trips and 17 islands of the Bahamas. Flown turtles and dogs for Pilots n Paws too. Love our Rv's
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Old 10-30-2011, 08:35 PM
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It flies NICE! Enjoy fruits of your labor Chris.
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Old 10-31-2011, 12:56 AM
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Default Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!

GREAT
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Old 10-31-2011, 06:47 PM
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Congratulations Chris. Plane looks great!
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Old 10-31-2011, 07:56 PM
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Congrats Chris!

It would be nice to see that in formation beside me in the T-6!
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Old 11-01-2011, 08:08 PM
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Congratulations, Chris. I was watching GOGO take off, buzz around overhead, and then land. I didn't realize it was your first flight. What a momentous occasion. Many of us down at EAA245 noted the rapid initial climb rate and the throaty roar coming from the exhaust pipe. She's a nice machine!
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