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Jan 12, 2020, 06:34 AM
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Congrats Alex legend flight mate.
So good to be here while you got it
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Jan 12, 2020, 07:31 AM
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Woohoo!!! Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jan 12, 2020, 08:19 AM
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Third man to 500, Awesome new PB, Huge NZ record and Tekapo speed – Congratulations Alex!!!!

Now that’s a day that’ll keep you in smiles Forever – Wish I could have been there to see the first one on your face, and hear the shouting too..

Well done indeed.
Jan 12, 2020, 08:50 AM
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wow that is awesome... congrats Alex you deserve it
Jan 12, 2020, 09:30 AM
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Super cool Alex.
Cant wait to hear more.
Maybe Spencer and Bruce will b attending the next fest. Lol.
Sounds like good times. Wish I were there.

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Jan 12, 2020, 11:26 AM
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Wow!


Hi Alex and the rest of the crew,

well done, was the praise for wind really successfull, or however you would say it. I just came back from some flying to 130mph with my SRTL, then 510 seam unreal, great you made it after all this enthusiastic work, I feel you deserve that great day.
Looking forward for some good videos, but as always, the guys with you that really saw it got the real thing.

Greetings and go for it Bjoern
Jan 12, 2020, 11:55 AM
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Awesome! A huge congratulations to you, Alex.
Jan 12, 2020, 12:58 PM
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Way to go Alex! Would have loved to have been there to see that!
Jan 12, 2020, 01:24 PM
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Massive congrats to you Alex. Well deserved. Such an epic thing to see you fly the pants off the Transonic.
Jan 12, 2020, 01:43 PM
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Stoked for you here in Colorado!! What a great time for it to happen too, hope you had that big posse witnessing the event. Cheers
Jan 12, 2020, 04:52 PM
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Thanks you all! I'm super happy so many of my friends were there to be part of it.

The Transonic was so locked in, if I'd flown for longer, I feel we could have got a higher number, but the air was good, so many had travelled so far, and now we have a new 400 member after I landed, congrats ASTO!! Homemade plane too bud then new pb for Brent (Air went a bit bad or he would have also been 400)
Jan 12, 2020, 05:03 PM
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Hahaha
Jan 12, 2020, 09:31 PM
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WOW, congratulations!
Jan 12, 2020, 10:13 PM
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Congratulations. I wish I could have been there to see that too. That is going so fast that the plane won't even show up on the videos.
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Jan 13, 2020, 03:24 AM
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What took you so long Alex ?

But seriously, that was a fantastic effort. World-class pilot, plane and DS site. Awesome stuff. I look forward to you pushing the boundary even more.


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