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    Default Re: Arizona

    I like the second pic. with the antlers

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    What do you do when you finish flying off your Kitfox’s 40 hour test flight requirement? You get 20 of your friends and 16 airplanes and head out into the Arizona desert for a breakfast of biscuits and gravy, fresh monkey bread, rolls, bacon, muffins and coffee all around a nice campfire. Beautiful morning in the desert. Lots of flying and lots of aviation stories from some experienced aviators. We had several crop dusters, airshow performers who had flown with he greats like Bob Hoover. We had flight instructors, airline pilots and some rookies just getting their first tastes of aviation. Lots of aircraft builders sitting around that fire too.
    By the way. My Kitfox is performing wonderfully. What a sweet flying ship. My wife said my GoPro mounts came in while I was flying off the last of my Phase one. Maybe some video one of these days. Keep building guys. 😀

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    Awe man, I am jealous. Still no off airport landings nearly a year later.
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    Awesome! Looks fun. Eddie you will love it. One of the coolest things of owning a kitfox!
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    Air to air.
    Salome, AZ
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    Kevin’s model 6 breakfast at Wayside.
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    Took a two ship excursion yesterday north and west of Phoenix. This time of year around here you really need to be done flying by about 10 or 11 am. That’s about the time we took off so we discovered some very enthusiastic turbulence during the short flight. Attempted some some air to air photos. Not ideal conditions for close formation photography but got a few stand off shots of DesertDave’s model 6. Bumps or not, it was nice to get a little airtime again after Covid 19 induced aviation hiatus.


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    Default Re: Arizona

    The view of the mountains is beautiful, I envy you for seeing it all alive

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