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Sep 26, 2007
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I apologize for the blunt question of costs. I grew up next to an airport (Dekalb Peachtree, Atlanta GA), and have always wanted to fly. My friends and I even snuck over the barbed wire fence onto the airport property to get closer views of the planes in operation. As a child I built static models, followed by line control planes, followed by radio control. I was always only interested in aerobatics, as I have always been a thrill seeker. In the mid 90s I competed in radio control aerobatics competition. On the day the space shuttle Challenger exploded, I flew in an open cockpit Marquart Charger that I had watched fly for years at he airport. Of course, I'll never forget that day. I am certain that full scale flying would have to ultimately lead to aerobatics for me to be satisfied. I have researched and decided that the Skybolt is the plane for me. My question for you is, what is the real true cost of building and owning a Skybolt? Again, I apologize for the blunt question, but I don't have a lot of money. I sincerely do believe however, that there is a way that I can one day live my dream.
Thank you,

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