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RV7A ZU-FVY has a new Look and a new Home

Unread post by Flybosh » Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:20 pm

Thought I'd share for no other reason, other than to thank three people...without who I'd have never been able to get to where I have this far...
1. The seller, for entrusting me with her from here on in, and for making the purchase and handover such a pleasurable and easy experience. So nice to get a plane with all the documentation so up to date and in such good condition. =D>

2. The painter, Alfred at Aerocolour. This is the second paint job you have done for me, and as always you are an absolute gentleman. Thank you for all your patience and advice. =D>

3. My Senior Council, advisor and AP, Mr. Jan Hanekom. You have been an absolute source of inspiration and motivation, and a pleasure to deal with. You are exactly what general aviation needs a lot more of. Thank you for getting me this far with this project. =D>

All you tail wheel specialists, please keep your comments to yourselves. :lol:
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Re: RV7 ZU-FVY has a new Look and a new Home

Unread post by Bearcat » Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:04 pm

Very Nice =D>
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Unread post by Dish » Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:16 pm

That is gorgeous and the wheel is in the perfect place
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Unread post by sweptwing » Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:29 pm

It’s ok about the training wheel, you can’t have it all. The rest looks mighty fine!
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Unread post by V5 - LEO » Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:08 pm

...ok I am in love!
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Unread post by Goose1 » Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:43 pm

Flybosh wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:20 pm
All you tail wheel specialists, please keep your comments to yourselves. :lol:
Don’t be nasty :lol: :lol:

Looks VERY nice. Way better than the gray, Glad to see my Magneto switch cover mod is still there.
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Unread post by Jan » Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:39 pm

Thank you for the compliments. Wishing you many happy hours in SA skies.
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Unread post by ACE MAN » Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:19 am

Opening this thread is a trap....., it reads RV7 :twisted: :twisted: ( and it’s caught me out a few times now , and I like , even though I have been caught out by the false advertising [-X )
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Unread post by Mrb13676 » Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:50 am

That prop though......


Very nice.
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Unread post by Jayson v Schalkwyk » Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:54 am

She is going to win awards at some point...
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Unread post by Dish » Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:04 pm

That prop is gorgeous and the paintwork on it incredible. Imagine the skill in painting that when considering balance, the weight of the paint etc. Fabulous indeed. Hope you are off a tar runway with no stones my boet, we will all cry when the first chip appears !! :D :D :D stunning plane.
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Re: RV7 ZU-FVY has a new Look and a new Home

Unread post by Kevin McCormack » Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:46 pm

Flybosh,

looks spectacular and may you have many many safe hours flying her!

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Unread post by Bearcat » Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:04 am

For interest, this is what ZU-FVY used to look like
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Unread post by Insane » Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:25 pm

True craftsmanship. Very very nice!! =D>
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Re: RV7 ZU-FVY has a new Look and a new Home

Unread post by V5 - LEO » Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:28 pm

Insane wrote:
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:25 pm
True craftsmanship. Very very nice!! =D>
....I must be bipolar, love the grey scheme too - a lot!
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