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new member old dog

Nov 17, 2022
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greetings to all, thought I'd say hello, currently I am building a Skyote. I spend most of my days , welding, cutting, drilling and welding some more. This particular project was started by another individual who unfortunately has passed on. It's true the Skyote really is a challenging and difficult build. The drawings are design drawings, not construction drawings, seems to me the engineer/ designer Pete Bartoe must have a wicked sense of humor. Previously I built and flew a Starduster too, completed a ground up restoration of a Fleet 2, refurbished a Waco UPF-7 , rebuilt a Stearman N2s3 and a Smith DSA. Recently I built an Experimental Clip wing Cub, but honestly I'm not too sure about these new fangled monoplanes. I'm a CFI and an uncurable aviation enthusiast. Tom

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