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Old 03-23-2012, 02:14 PM
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Default N518TP first flight

Yippee!!!!
After 5 yrs. 3 mos., my rv-10 flew today. As many have said, wow what a plane. What a rush. Based at KLNA.
Thanks to everyone for their help and discussions along the way.

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Old 03-23-2012, 02:42 PM
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Default Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!

You have it right, the rush is intense ------ very intense.

Congrats on the fledging of your new pride and joy
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Old 03-23-2012, 03:36 PM
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Congrats!!
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Old 03-23-2012, 03:49 PM
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Default YeeeHaaa

Way to go Tony. Stay safe and have fun in phase 1.
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Old 03-23-2012, 05:18 PM
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Default NICE

Nice work Tom!
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Old 03-23-2012, 05:44 PM
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Default Congratulations!

Nice work! That's a lot of airplane to build!
Enjoy phase 1!
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Old 03-23-2012, 06:29 PM
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Default Nice

Great job. Good to hear.
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Old 03-23-2012, 06:41 PM
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Default great job!!

Ok, guess I'll be the one to say it!! PICS PICS PICS we need pictures
Hope you have a great Phase I.


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Old 03-24-2012, 12:25 AM
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Default Great work!

I can't wait to feel that rush! Congrats!
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Old 03-24-2012, 04:06 AM
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Congrats! I hope to join the flying ranks before OSH.
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