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  #261  
Old 12-03-2020, 07:30 AM
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Flew it 50 hrs so far this year and only 5 hrs in my Husky. You can guess which one I am having the most fun in!. The F1 is an awesome plane to fly and the speed plus performance is unbelievable. I lucked out finding this plane as I had almost given up looking until a great guy in Nevada answered my wanted ad.Still working on better landings but that never changes
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Old 12-03-2020, 09:21 AM
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It seems the Evo with it's larger and more efficient flaps wants to keep flying. I have come to raising the flaps as soon as the tires are on the pavement - the tail comes down immediately when the flaps start up. This is also the crosswind technique.

That's my story an' I'm stickin' to it!
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Old 04-05-2021, 07:59 PM
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I have a nice pair gotta have red on a Rocket.
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Old 04-07-2021, 11:35 AM
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Harmon Rocket #1, 1170tt, built by john harmon himself, flies great.
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Old 06-14-2021, 10:14 PM
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Old 02-13-2022, 09:23 AM
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N97HG & now N360KT:-) and final draft
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Old 02-13-2022, 11:37 AM
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Great paint scheme!! I originally thought about checks on the tail of my F1, but my paint scheme was simplified by cost.
Enjoy,
Mark Swaney
F1 #31 N76TR
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Old 02-13-2022, 12:52 PM
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I do appreciate Mark. Cut & buff top & bottom. Itís gonna hurt particularly composite.

Cheers
H
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Old 02-22-2022, 01:57 PM
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Yeah I miss mine, great airplane that we were blessed to have many adventures in. It was the closest thing to the F16 I could shoehorn into my home turf strip..




V/R
Smokey

PS: it's new owner "Yobo" has made quite a few improvements!

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