I took advantage of the Black Friday special that Viking Aircraft Engines had on their 130 engine along with the complete firewall forward kit. I scheduled for a pickup date of 28 January. I was in communication with Samantha at Viking the entire time from then until now in January. One evening, I even ended up texting back on forth with Jan while trying to decide on the size spinner to use around dinner time. He gave me the pros and cons of each that allowed me to make an educated decision. Viking kept up with the my original schedule with no issues. Yesterday, I drove down to the Sebring Expo (last minute idea) from Palm Coast where I was staying in the hotel. I got to meet Jan for the first time and it was a pleasure talking to him. Today, I met Samantha to pickup my Viking 130 and complete firewall forward kit in Edgewater, Florida at Viking Aircraft Engines HQ. Samantha already had everything arranged and ready for pickup on a day that they are not normally open. I was amazed at Viking's customer service. I wanted to tell my good news story to other potential customers. I will post pictures in a couple of days since I am still traveling back to Virginia.

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Finally made it home. Here are some pics!

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Thanks for the Pics. Nice to see what is shipping now. Look forward to more pics of your progress.

Glad you and the engine made it back home safe.

Dale - I would guess you are already installing the V-130 but did you happen to weigh the engine and other components?

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