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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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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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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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A Great Day

By Tom Roberts August 24 was a great day. Any day at an airport is a decent day, but some days simply transcend. In my somewhat brief time as a pilot, I have had several exceptionally great days and today … Continue reading

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EAA Chapter 242 Flies Its 10,000th Young Eagle

EAA Chapter 242 made its 10,000th Young Eagle flight on Saturday, April 13, 2013, during our regularly scheduled Young Eagles rally at Jim Hamilton-LB Owens Airport (KCUB). Young Eagles pilot Tom Roberts flew a lucky Luke Williams as the 10,000th … 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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The IO-360X Engine Build

Have you ever seen the inside of an aircraft engine? A perfectly clean, brand new engine? It is really pretty! Okay, maybe I am biased since it was my engine… On Friday, August 10th, Ken and I flew to Tulsa, … Continue reading

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My Trip To Vernonia

By Eduardo Irizarry Early January 2012, getting close to finishing my RV-7 at Owens Field, after four years of mostly satisfying work, along with some frustrating moments and exasperating events, I started thinking about transition training in order to fly … Continue reading

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