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Old 06-03-2012, 09:03 PM
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Default N964JB First Flight

Hey ? big day today. N964JB got air under her tires for the first time.... almost 4 years to the date my tail kit arrived (6/4/2008). The only issue was an oil temperature sensor that was a bit flakey.

Thanks to Dale Meyers for all his building help and for flying chase in his RV-9A... we got some great air to air shots. Thanks also to Steve Flattum (test pilot) for a completely uneventful first flight and Roger Doran for taking some great pictures

This afternoon I pulled the cowl to inspect the firewall forward area after the first flight, and everything looked great. If the weather cooperates tomorrow, we are planning on flying again tomorrow evening.

I think I will sleep well tonight!

Jason

N964JB in the hanger getting ready for 1st flight


We have lift-off!






Me with test pilot (Steve Flattum) after a very sucessful 1st flight
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Old 06-03-2012, 09:19 PM
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Congrats on your first flight. I am looking forward to that day!
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Old 06-03-2012, 09:22 PM
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Congrats! There's no feeling like it!
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Old 06-03-2012, 10:12 PM
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Default Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wow, an epidemic of first flights lately.

Good for you
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Old 06-03-2012, 10:49 PM
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Default Congrats!!!

Very good Jason. Enjoy and be safe. Get that 40 flown off!!!
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Old 06-03-2012, 11:17 PM
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Wow, another one! Congrats!!
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Old 06-03-2012, 11:22 PM
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Thumbs up Strengthen the Fleet!!!

Sweet Jason! Don't forget report to the factory.
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Old 06-03-2012, 11:23 PM
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Congratulations indeed, you sure got her done quick.
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:08 AM
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Congratulations Jason. A most excellent feeling, I'm sure.
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:10 AM
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Congratulations Jason. Glad everything went so well. Call me if you have any G3X questions.
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