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Offline MrG

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1 Oct 2015 First Flight
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Offline Dan_

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Re: Eagle makes newspaper down under
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2017, 07:53:54 PM »
Damned awesome article...

Offline Tom H

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Re: Eagle makes newspaper down under
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2017, 06:58:17 AM »
Grant, great article.  300 Km, quite a trip!  Long time in the seat.  I like the re-purposed stubby cooler, what we call a coozy, and normally use to keep our beer cold.  Shows resourcefulness, a requirement for building an Eagle, I think.
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Offline MrG

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Re: Eagle makes newspaper down under
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2017, 03:25:44 PM »
Hey Tom the beer cooler got its name many years ago here, as we did have glass beer bottle called "stubbies" 
The next big trip in 11 months if all goes well will be 700 km (480m) each way - i feel for any of the guys that fly their eagles from TX to osh
and back - ive done it 3 times from Taylor TX - once in a beech 18 and other two in F1 Rockets - dam thats along way.
MrG
Temora Airport  Australia
1st Aussie DE built / Flown
19-8866
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1 Oct 2015 First Flight
11 Oct 2017 - 89 hrs Flown

Offline ArcticDave

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Re: Eagle makes newspaper down under
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2017, 04:10:32 PM »
Cool to get some well deserved recognition. Good read Mr G :emoji_u263a:

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Re: Eagle makes newspaper down under
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2017, 11:47:31 PM »
Great story Mr. G and congrats to you and your daughter. Im still in the begging and pleading stage with my wife.all the best and cheers Macca hunter valley NSW
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Offline MrG

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Re: Eagle makes newspaper down under
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2017, 12:42:42 AM »
@Macca bring wife down we take her for a fly - Fixed :-)
MrG
Temora Airport  Australia
1st Aussie DE built / Flown
19-8866
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1 Oct 2015 First Flight
11 Oct 2017 - 89 hrs Flown

Offline macca

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Re: Eagle makes newspaper down under
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2017, 08:46:51 AM »
HAhahah she thinks im crazy even contemplating this project and she will not leave the bloody ground with me driving it haha
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Offline MrG

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Re: Eagle makes newspaper down under
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2017, 03:22:22 PM »
Mine said the same - but does do the odd perfect weather local flight 
she signed of on new fuse so was not as windy, im winning 
Gota to go flying and wake up the locals
MrG
Temora Airport  Australia
1st Aussie DE built / Flown
19-8866
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1 Oct 2015 First Flight
11 Oct 2017 - 89 hrs Flown