Bushbaby Explorer 167

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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby nicow » Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:27 am

Cool-very nice (^^)
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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby DaveM » Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:05 pm

Had a great visit to the Factory on Tuesday, nothing like good Factory support and getting those little tips from the masters.
Also got to try my hand at landing a tail wheel, with lots of help from the right had seat. This is going to be a whole new experience. Thanks Stefan.
Got my PPL on Friday and did a fair amount of work on the plane on Sunday.
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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby nicow » Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:11 pm

Got my PPL on Friday and did a fair amount of work on the plane on Sunday.[/quote]

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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby DaveM » Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:18 pm

Thanks, Nico

now just waiting for paperwork, then I can go flying - - oh yea need to finish building first.
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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby Jean Crous » Mon Jul 13, 2015 7:23 pm

Congrats David, may you have many safe and enjoyable flying hours (^^) (^^) (^^) (^^)
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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby avgas » Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:25 pm

Congrats (^^)
You will never regret your choice of aircraft either (^^)
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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby KFA » Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:37 pm

Well done David.... (^^) (^^) (^^) (^^) Now to come master the little wheel ($$) ($$) puff
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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby avgas » Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:58 pm

KFA wrote:Well done David.... (^^) (^^) (^^) (^^) Now to come master the little wheel ($$) ($$) puff
Piece of cake :wink:
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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby Jean Crous » Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:10 pm

avgas wrote:
KFA wrote:Well done David.... (^^) (^^) (^^) (^^) Now to come master the little wheel ($$) ($$) puff
Piece of cake :wink:

:twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: Yup thats what you get with tea , once you mastered it :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby avgas » Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:31 pm

Jean Crous wrote:
avgas wrote:
KFA wrote:Well done David.... (^^) (^^) (^^) (^^) Now to come master the little wheel ($$) ($$) puff
Piece of cake :wink:

:twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: Yup thats what you get with tea , once you mastered it :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby DaveM » Tue Jul 14, 2015 12:09 am

Thanks for all the (^^) (^^) (^^)
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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby DaveM » Thu Aug 06, 2015 9:57 pm

Now to get working on the Panel - Been spending too much time playing with MGL Explorer Lite and not building.
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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby DaveM » Thu Aug 06, 2015 10:06 pm

It should look something like this in the end
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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby DaveM » Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:34 pm

Finally a Roof, struggled lots with this.
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Re: Bushbaby Explorer 167

Postby DaveM » Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:44 pm

Can't build all the time, took my one son for his first flight with dad. - My first non Pilot passenger.
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