Corvair powered 601xl receives airworthiness certificate



My Fly-Corvair powered 601XL was deemed airworthy by the FAA today. After almost 4 and a half years of on and off building my airplane is ready to fly.

I own and built this plane w/ Vincent Olson. We are both ATP's and CFI's and fly for the airlines. Flight testing will commence asap. We're looking forward to quickly flying off the 40 hours and going on a midwest tour to include St.Louis, Chicago, Indianappolis and KY before the plane goes to it's summer home at G05 near Pittsburgh, PA.

Taxi testing is going well. The engine fired right up the first time (see previous posts) and hasn't missed a beat since. I'll keep y'all updated over the next few weeks. See ya at sun n fun.

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Comment by Tim Garrett on April 22, 2009 at 8:07pm
You are air WORTHY! Let me know when you come to St Louis. Good luck!
Comment by Alex Roca on April 21, 2009 at 11:08pm
Congratulations ! Can't wait to be in your shoes... wish you best of luck... keep us posted

Alex
Comment by Zenith.Aero on April 21, 2009 at 5:42pm
Congratulations!
Comment by Brad DeMeo on April 21, 2009 at 10:44am
Congratulations!!

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