Well as long as you are rebuilding the firewall, cabin floor, nose gear, rudder etc... might as well tear apart the wings and build an RV / XL , huh? What a load of organic fertilizer. I don't expect that many of the completed and flying XLs are going to be modified. What do you think about all this? I know, let's just strap ZBAG guys under the plane to soften the impact when we crash!
My dad and I taunted death and flew to Deridder for a fly-in Saturday. Give us half a chance and we will fly up to Natchitoches this Saturday for their air festival too. That's me boy, just like John Wayne in The Sands of Iwo Jima.... I ain't got time to bleed.
I heard from a friend that Jay Bannister's string of bad luck has continued. Somewhere near Midlothian another guy was flying his "Lil Bruiser" and had to land it off-field. No serious injury to the guy according to what I heard, but the nose gear folded. I'm sure you have a clear mental image of the rest of that story.
I finished the forty hours today and I'm looking forward to fly-ins, airshows, and pancake breakfasts around the state. I also hope to visit some builders who are in neighboring states within reach. Rest assured, vigilance and continued tweaking are still on the agenda.
I need to do some work with the Lafayette Mode C airspace so that it will become familiar. right now the priority is to get the engine as happy as possible. Having to watch it so closely and babysit it takes a lot of attention. When that task lessens, I'll be able to move on.
We'll just keep the pressure on the evil empire unti they fall.
Hey Scott, I've come to the conclusion that it's you me and Gig Giacona against the dark side of the force. Then again, we seem to have them on the ropes at the moment. Let's keep the pressure on them; they have nothing but negativity and that wears thin.
Welcome to Texas, great video of landing in MacAlister, Ok. We have good flying weather almost year round and the heat is not that bad. Long days make good early morning and late afternoon flying. Midway has a great strip. I was renting a Super Cruiser at GP and did a lot of practice takeoff and landings. The Crusier is the closes Sport Plane to the CH 650 I'm building.
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