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Old May 14, 2012, 09:57 PM
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Started the slow and methodical pre maiden pre flight inspection were I go over every nut and bolt and function of every system. I will spread it out over a few days. This evening was final retracts check and fine tune door adjustment...All went great and the under carage is just about signed off.
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Old May 14, 2012, 10:25 PM
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Amazing. Very nice work. I'm looking forward to seeing a video of this in action!
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Old May 14, 2012, 10:39 PM
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Put on the coffee pot and kick it into high gear. We are all chompin at the bit for some video action. LOL

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Old May 14, 2012, 11:24 PM
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Hey guys, new guy here! Just wanted to say I've read all 85 pages in the past couple days and am THOROUGHLY impressed and amazed! A little background on myself...I'm a crew chief on T-38s at Beale! My jet is the wing jet 65-0429. If you need any pictures of anything, please let me know!
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Old May 14, 2012, 11:27 PM
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I probably missed it, but how did you do the graphics and such? Is it vinyl?

Amazing/Incredible/Awesome/Great job! can't wait for video . . .
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Old May 15, 2012, 03:03 AM
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noticed your crew chief is sporting a matching uniform...man you think of every thing....needs a star and bar on the sides
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Old May 15, 2012, 06:02 AM
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She is looking outstanding Andy! You've done an incredible job on her. Good luck getting the canopy... er I mean on the maiden.

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Old May 15, 2012, 06:35 AM
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Started the slow and methodical pre maiden pre flight inspection were I go over every nut and bolt and function of every system. I will spread it out over a few days. This evening was final retracts check and fine tune door adjustment...All went great and the under carage is just about signed off.
Man you got me drooling here over this build.

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Old May 15, 2012, 07:20 AM
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Jaw dropping for sure.
Great skills Falcon.
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Old May 15, 2012, 08:19 AM
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Started the slow and methodical pre maiden pre flight inspection were I go over every nut and bolt and function of every system. I will spread it out over a few days. This evening was final retracts check and fine tune door adjustment...All went great and the under carage is just about signed off.
Of course kitty means too much but he could ride in that thing. "the cat is saying oh god! I have never seen one that BIG before.... Cant wait for the videos, yes pural great Job Falcon.....
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Old May 15, 2012, 08:33 AM
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Amazing work Falcon5. I've been watching your progress and I can't get enough. What's next after you post a video of a successful maiden in the next couple weeks?
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Old May 15, 2012, 09:17 AM
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take it esdy gramps! i was working on it last night. the goal is to have it done this weekend.

looks great wingman. i hate the fact that im holding you up here. but im working on it.


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She is looking outstanding Andy! You've done an incredible job on her. Good luck getting the canopy... er I mean on the maiden.

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Old May 15, 2012, 09:23 AM
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Hows the canopy mold coming?

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Old May 15, 2012, 09:27 AM
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Now you have everyone on your arse Nut! Feel the pressure?
At least we know it will be done right.

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Old May 15, 2012, 09:33 AM
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Thanks guys!!! Hey we broke 100,000 views today!!!! thanks again for all the support.


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Hey guys, new guy here! Just wanted to say I've read all 85 pages in the past couple days and am THOROUGHLY impressed and amazed! A little background on myself...I'm a crew chief on T-38s at Beale! My jet is the wing jet 65-0429. If you need any pictures of anything, please let me know!
Welcome aboard twytch38

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I probably missed it, but how did you do the graphics and such? Is it vinyl?
Vinal graphics are from Callie graphics, you send her pics of what you want and she sends em right out to you.


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noticed your crew chief is sporting a matching uniform...man you think of every thing....needs a star and bar on the sides
Hey now that's an idea..cat graphics..I will have to talk to Callie about it

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looks great wingman. i hate the fact that im holding you up here. but im working on it.
Naa ...no hold up at all. wind has been blowing like crazy over here and besides..got all summer to fly her..
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