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Sep 15, 2006
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During the demo flight, my girlfriend learned she needed to put her feet on the landing gear truss while Barrett had the controls. She is only about 5'3" and felt like the truss was pretty close but comfortable while wearing the parachute. I am not much taller so we are not worried about our comfort and plan to build our fuselage as per plans. We are somewhat concerned about putting someone much taller in the front seat for a ride.

Al, how tall are you and how cramped were you in the front seat of Yellowbird? Did you wear the parachute? Any of you other guys that have front seat experience in Yellowbird or another "as per plans" Skybolt, please chime in.

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