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Old 04-18-2012, 03:32 PM
Dan Alessi Dan Alessi is offline
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Hi everyone! I took delivery of the empennage kit yesterday. Can't wait to get started. I ordered the Cleveland Tool set, but the Main Squeeze is on backorder, hope to have it soon. I've beeen lurking for over a year and finally took the plunge.

RV-12 #654
N310DA (reserved)
Empennage - Vertical Stabilizer Finished
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Old 04-18-2012, 03:33 PM
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Welcome Dan! Congratulations on your kit start.

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  • Full time: since '07 (started it in '96).
  • Typed in the EMB-505 (Phenom 300). Available for contract work. (flying resume).
  • Part time: Supporting Crew Member CAE EMB-505 Level D Sim @ KDFW.
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Old 04-18-2012, 04:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Dan Alessi View Post
Hi everyone! I've beeen lurking for over a year and finally took the plunge.

Like that guy in the funny hat said., welcome to VAF

Good to have you here.
Mike Starkey
VAF 909

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 04-18-2012, 05:37 PM
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Happy deburring! This is a good passtime while you wait for your squeezer ...
RV-12: #120374, ELSA, N128TL flying since Nov 28, 2013 (Phase 1 completed 1/26/14)
SkyView, Light Package, ADSB
APRS Track
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Old 04-18-2012, 08:22 PM
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and happy building!!!!!!

rv8 entire airframe at airport now, painting done, intersection and gear upper and lower fairings done, maybe order engine around first of year or before the next rate increase.
"to fly is a privilege that I am so thankful to God for"
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Old 04-18-2012, 09:10 PM
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You will be happy you made that choice! Welcome aboard VAF.
A&P, PP-SEL, Pathological Flier, EAA Technical Counselor
EAA Chapter 595 President,
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RV12 built and flying
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Old 04-18-2012, 09:21 PM
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As you have seen, this VAF site is a huge point of support for loads of RV issues. Happy inventory.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Leonardo Da Vinci

Working on a RV-4
Citabria 7GCBC
Cessna 180, sold
RV7 I0-360 C/S, Slider, AP, Glass, etc. sold.
RV6 O-320 F/P, Slider, AP, Steam, etc., sold
Citabria 7KCAB rental
Piper Cherokee, sold
Sparrowhawk, sold

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Old 04-19-2012, 11:19 AM
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Congrats on the Emp! Welcome!

Another beautiful day in paradise....N2977T
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Old 04-19-2012, 12:01 PM
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Welcome aboard. Get ready to have some real fun.
Joe Arluck
Livermore, CA
RV-12, S/N 120419
Empennage/Tailcone finished
Wings finished
Most of Finishing Kit finished
"It's sitting on the Landing Gear"
Engine mostly installed
Avionics Kit in Hand
Currently fitting wings
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