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Old 07-10-2012, 07:18 AM
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Default VH-VNZ First Flight

Hi All,

You know how it is, the cut hands, lack of social life, short temper, long days, dwindling bank account, and then one flight makes it all worth it,

that was today for RV-7 VH-VNZ out of Bankstown, Sydney Australia.

When the controller said how'd she go I could only mutter... I cant talk for grinning!!!!

Thanks for everyones and in particular this website for all your much needed support. See you at OSH.

Rgs Chad Boot
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Rv-7 Slider
Aerosport IO-375
Hartzell BA
Dual P-MAGS
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A Gobsmacking Classic Aero Interior
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:25 AM
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Awesome...and yes, I remember all of the above.

Congratulations on joining a rather elite fraternity of airplane builders worldwide!

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Old 07-10-2012, 10:32 AM
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Default Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations on the fledging

Good looking plane, I really like Crux on the tail.
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Old 07-10-2012, 11:19 AM
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Great job Chad. What are you going to build next?
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Old 07-10-2012, 04:27 PM
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Great job also Chad.
Hope your test flights are going well, looking forward to some speed reports.
VNZ... V= Vans, NZ = New Zealand ?
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Old 07-11-2012, 05:16 AM
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Congradulations Chad. Wow! It seems like only yesterday I met you in the hangar when Richard moved his -7 there. Well done. Your -7 looks great.
Cheers,
Cameron
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Old 07-11-2012, 05:47 AM
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Congratulations! That's a sharp looking bird!
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Old 07-11-2012, 06:51 AM
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Nice job Chad. I really like your paint job.

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Old 07-11-2012, 08:15 AM
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Congrats Chad! great job!
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Old 07-11-2012, 09:30 AM
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Hey Chad......congratulations!! NICE looking airplane....love to see the panel!

Yol Bolson!
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