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Old 12-16-2012, 12:05 PM
SteveHRV7 SteveHRV7 is offline
 
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Default First Flight of N807SH

First flight of my 7a "Defying Gravity" was on 10/21/12. I was hoping to have some additional pictures or subsequent flights but the weather here in Michigan has been horrible any time I have had time to fly. I envy all you folks in good weather states! The flight went smoothly. The IO-375 ran perfectly. The flight was completely uneventful - which is a very good thing. Now if it would just clear up... Thanks to Van's for a great plane and to VAF for the support from so many builders to actually complete this project.


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Old 12-16-2012, 12:54 PM
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Default Re: first flight

Let me be the first to congratulate u on a job well done. What a great feeling to have accomplished the feat that you have. And as much as I enjoyed building, I like being in the flying phase of RV ownership even better. I bet you cant wait to hit a few flyins and answer the question "are you the builder?" with Why yes I am. Congrats and well done.
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Old 12-16-2012, 01:20 PM
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Default Congratulations!!

Way to go
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Old 12-16-2012, 05:36 PM
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Congratulations, very nice looking RV you have.
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Old 12-17-2012, 07:54 AM
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Thumbs up Congrats!

Congrats on your accomplishment! I know the grin still hurts! Mine hasn't left yet! Let the fun really begin!
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Old 12-17-2012, 08:50 AM
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Default Big Time Congrats

Big Time Congrats Steve for a job well done.

However, that paint job looks oddly familiar

Stay safe in Phase 1 and let us know your progress.

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