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Old 12-14-2011, 09:41 AM
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Default The Birthing of our RV-8!

Thanks for all of the support guys!

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Old 12-14-2011, 10:25 AM
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Default Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!

First flight wont be too far off now.

Lookin good
Mike Starkey
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Rv-10, N210LM.

Flying as of 12/4/2010

Phase 1 done, 2/4/2011

Sold after 240+ wonderful hours of flight.

"Flying the airplane is more important than radioing your plight to a person on the ground incapable of understanding or doing anything about it."
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Old 12-14-2011, 11:26 AM
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Talking Super!

A major accomplishment indeed! Good job!
RV-8 N223GT (reserved)
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"The ultimate responsibility of the pilot is to fulfill the dreams of the countless millions of earthbound ancestors who could only stare skyward and wish." - Unknown
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Old 12-14-2011, 12:26 PM
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Excellent, now learn where 9A0 is and come visit. There have been many visitors along that route.

"God does not deduct from one's time on earth that which is spent in the air."
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Old 12-14-2011, 12:54 PM
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Congrats JT, it seems that first flight is getting closer
Your RV8 is really nice and I can't wait to know how it performs with the IO-375!
Van's RV-8 3040 F-PVRB
Aerosport IO-375 turning WW200RV
Dual Dynon SV1000
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Lycoming IO-360 B1B
Purchased as a project--Finishing kit
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Old 12-14-2011, 01:02 PM
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I recognize the airport


Let us know if we can help.
Cary Rhodes
Taylorsville, Georgia
Van's RV-7
First Flight April 2004
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Old 12-14-2011, 02:55 PM
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Default Congrats JT

Been following your build site for a few years now....beautiful work. Can't wait to see the first video of your flight!
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Old 12-14-2011, 06:10 PM
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Nice, I can't wait to get mine to that point. I am just drilling the fuselage now.

Only difference will be is that once out of the basement I am at the airport, no trailer for me.
Jeff Green
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1968 E33C Aerobatic Bonanza
Pleased to donate Dec 2019
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Old 12-14-2011, 06:37 PM
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Default Way 2 go

Excellent JT! Glad to see it freed from the basement! Like others have said, can't wait to see it fly!
See ya at OSH '12!
Brent Owens
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Columbus, OH
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Old 12-15-2011, 06:09 AM
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Looking Good JT. Get her flying !
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RV8, Pitts S1C,J5 Hybrid,AcroSport II,RV9A, Chubby Cubby, Custom Supercub Build
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