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Re: Simone Darne WA04009

Postby whisper » Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:10 pm

Number 24 to fly.
Two dozen!!!!
Wing tip to wing tip that is 384m of flying Whispers!!!

Well done Dene, Philip and and Simone. ZU-GAC looks good and flies well :D
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Re: Simone Darne WA04009

Postby Tiba » Mon Mar 07, 2011 8:49 pm

well done!
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Re: Simone Darne WA04009

Postby pdarne » Sat Apr 02, 2011 9:53 pm

Have had a small problem with the hot start, so took fuselage back to Dene's place and have now sorted problem ? We'll be taking the fuselage back down to FAPX tomorrow and I'm sure all will be LEKKER :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :wink:
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Re: Simone Darne WA04009

Postby pdarne » Sat Apr 02, 2011 9:54 pm

Mr Bains where are you?
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Re: Simone Darne WA04009

Postby pdarne » Sun Apr 03, 2011 6:12 pm

Back from FAPX. ZU-GAC is thumbs up....all systems go. What can we say, Simone is extatic and now to fly the rest of the 40hrs off.....A very big thanks to all who have contibuted, it's really appreciated...thanks.
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Re: Simone Darne WA04009

Postby pdarne » Sat Apr 23, 2011 1:49 pm

The oil pressure was a little low? Sender unit faulty...We've done the first service and all is well, let's just fly off the 40 hrs? :mrgreen: :wink:
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Re: Simone Darne WA04009

Postby pdarne » Sat May 14, 2011 10:04 am

Am replacing undercarriage with new type and finishing off the cowls,should be back in the air in a short while, then she will also look the million $'s that she is. :D :wink: :mrgreen:
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Re: Simone Darne WA04009

Postby pdarne » Sat Jul 02, 2011 3:35 pm

Ready to go again!
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Re: Simone Darne WA04009

Postby pdarne » Sun Oct 02, 2011 4:43 pm

Need to post pics with her now being completely painted, cowl included! watch this space it's coming!!
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Re: Simone Darne WA04009

Postby pdarne » Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:06 am

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What a wonderful feeling, yesterday was truly a tester for the temps, 37 in the shade? After flying a half hour on Saturday, Rego and Simone went for a hour and twenty minutes round past Dene's place and onto Uitenage along the Gliding Ridge. The Plane is performing extremely well and flies hands off! Once again thanks to all who have assisted us and in particular Dene for your persistence, your efforts are truly appreciated. THANKS. Note the now painted cowls.
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