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Moonpie II Visits The Spa

By Robert Cutter Incubation time for Moonpie II was about 7-3/4 years. Just after her first birthday, aka annual condition inspection, she went for a spa visit. Gail and I had agreed on a paint scheme, visited a painter in … Continue reading

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2014 Awards Banquet Review

Photos by Tim Huebel EAA Chapter 242 held its annual awards banquet in a fitting, cozy setting on Saturday evening, January 24, 2015, in hangar Y-1 at Jim Hamilton-LB Owens Airport (KCUB). The festivities started with a reception as folks … Continue reading

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Update on Thunder Mustang “Carbon Copy”

By Lucy Walters George and I have been working on our Thunder Mustang project on and off since 1998. We can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. A Thunder Mustang is a ¾ scale P51 carbon … Continue reading

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First Flight Of N516RC

By Robert Cutter N516RC, #72779, RV 7, TW, Slider, flew for the first time at about 8 pm on Saturday, May 3, 2014. After 7-3/4 years of building by my wife (aka Moonpie) and me (aka RVRC), Moonpie II took … Continue reading

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KR Gathering 2013 Trip: Awards, Fate and A New Direction

After having worked diligently for almost a year, building and installing wing tanks, removing the header tank, and installing my new Corvair engine, in 2012, I was ready to head to the Gathering that year only to be sorely disappointed … Continue reading

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Moonpie II Has Wings!

By Robert Cutter Sunday afternoon, January 19, 2014, a group of fellow RV builders, pilots and family joined in to give Moonpie II ( our RV-7 project) its wings.  Those present and helping were James Clark who coordinated the effort, … Continue reading

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First Flight For Roberts’ Vans RV-4 N88TU

After six and a half years of building, at 1730, May 29, 2013, RV-4, N88TU became an airplane. Kit number 2956 had two previous owners and was moved twice before landing in our hangar. It was close to becoming beer … Continue reading

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Follow Up On Dynon AutoPilot Setup

By Dan Heath Due to sort of crummy weather this morning, I had to wait till afternoon to get in a little KR flying. So, after lunch, I headed to the airport. It was still fairly overcast until around 3. … Continue reading

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Eduardo Makes First Flight Of His Vans RV-7 N728Z

I arrived at the Jim Hamilton-LB Owens Airport (KCUB) in the late afternoon of Monday, November 26,2012, to work on my airplane a bit and perhaps go flying. It was such perfect afternoon that flying won out, so I looked … Continue reading

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Dan Heath and KR-2 Blackbird Fly “The SCBC Mission” To Sumter

Every two weeks in South Carolina, on Sunday morning, people from all over the state and a few from bordering states, get up early and fly to a designated location to have breakfast. This has been going on since 1938, … Continue reading

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