Timothy Finley
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  • Washington, MO
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Aircraft Model
ZODIAC XL
Project Status
Flying
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Kit
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Jabiru
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Have worked on airplanes before
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Commercial / CFI
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Accident/Fire Investigation/Reconstruction 35 years Retired 50 years sports car racing, 38 years aviation, CFII
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KFYG

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N949TF "Foxy" First Flight

Posted on February 14, 2011 at 10:04am 7 Comments

On Friday Morning February 11, 2011 at about 7:15 AM I took off for the first time in N949TF from St. Louis Downtown Airport (KCPS) using runway 12R.  My intent was to do a fast taxi, liftoff and touchdown and then go back for the actual takeoff.  Had a light tail/crosswind and when I lifted of I was uncomfortable with the drift and just firewalled it and climbed out.  Flew for between 45 min and an hour and the first landing was very nice.  I will post photos and the landing video.  Notice…

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At 6:52pm on February 14, 2011, Ron Lendon said…
Congratulations! Fly Safe.
At 11:20am on February 14, 2011, David Gallagher said…

Love the shark mouth!

 

Congrats on your first flight.

At 3:50pm on November 19, 2010, Tim Garrett said…
Tim,

did you send me an e-mail through my website?

Tim Garrett
 
 
 

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