Floyd Wilkes
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  • Spring Branch, TX
  • United States
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ZODIAC XL
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http://www.gvtc.com/~fwilkes/601xl.htm
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T-1A simulator instructor for USAF

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Upgrade Complete N663F flys again

Posted on March 29, 2010 at 6:45pm 3 Comments

I finished the upgrade today and logged a .5 flying. I received the kit the middle of Feb so it took 6 weeks to get it together.

Plane flew fine. I need to look at the rudder rigging as it took more effort to keep the ball centered then before. Other then that, it flew like it did before the upgrade.

Floyd Wilkes

601XL N663F flying again!!

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At 7:56pm on March 18, 2010, Jake Reyna said…
Floyd, thanks for the wheelpant insight. I may install wheelpants, but it's no longer near the top of the list. Looks are important and I will eventually want to spice up my XL.

Jake
At 11:33am on September 6, 2009, Dr. Edward M. Moody II said…
She's a good woman Floyd... listen to her advice.

Ed
At 9:45am on September 6, 2009, Dr. Edward M. Moody II said…
I mean our state bird is the mosquito but you don't see me plastering that all over my rudder...

Ed
At 9:44am on September 6, 2009, Dr. Edward M. Moody II said…
C'mon Floyd... don't make me explain how fun it is to poke fun at y'all. Hell, some of my best friends are from Texas; I just don't brag on it all that much. ;-)

Ed
At 9:19am on September 6, 2009, Dr. Edward M. Moody II said…
Damn Floyd that's a pretty airplane. Why'd you paint that old Texas star on the tail? ;-)

Ed
 
 
 

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