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Old 10-14-2012, 08:00 AM
woodsideraff woodsideraff is offline
 
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Default N124RL flies

A couple of years and about 1,000 hours, I finally got it in the air this week.

Amazing!! The plane flies hands off right away; no external mods or trim required. Temperatures all in the green. Stalls very well behaved. A real joy to fly.

I'm having trouble posting the pictures, but they are very unremarkable anyway.

Thanks to Vans for a great design an support. Thanks to members of this board for help with many issues.

The only down side is that I now have placed my 8A for sale (posted in the Classified section of this board).



Cheers,

Rafael

RV8A now for sale
RV12 Phase 1 tests
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:35 AM
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Default Congrats!!

Another fledgling

Rafael, congratulations. Have a safe and fun phase 1.
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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 10-14-2012, 01:58 PM
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When can I come over and bring my stepson, James..a Marine who has been giving me $50 a week as a deposit to start our -12?

Congratulations Rafael,
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Old 10-14-2012, 08:43 PM
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Default Congrats!

Welcome to the club of flying rv12s

Make sure you send Don your info and picture so he can post your flight

http://http://www.vansairforce.com/c...ad.php?t=50221
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* 1st flight 8/30/12


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