AV8R Paul’s SuperSTOL XL

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Re: AV8R Paul’s SuperSTOL XL

Postby Clark in AZ » Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:16 pm

Hey Paul, any idea why the flap cable came off? That could've been bad. What was your final empty weight?

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Re: AV8R Paul’s SuperSTOL XL

Postby AV8R Paul » Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:48 pm

I flew over to Tripple Tree airstrip, and took a photo of my plane, and a photo of the grass. The runway is bent grass, I’ve played Golf courses that were not maintained this well. I can’t imagine what the owners paid to put in a 4000 foot grass runway with bent grass. I saw a slight amount of nut grass. It was Unreal.
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Re: AV8R Paul’s SuperSTOL XL

Postby moving2time » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:33 am

That was a great idea for a photo location but your results we less than awesome. You need to do this again but either earlier in the morning or much later in the day. To mush shadow to make a really nice photo and this plane looks like it deserves a perfect photo. Actually a whole series of perfect photos. i have never been there but i know all about that runway. A beautiful place for sure. Looking forward to some much better photos! :D
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Re: AV8R Paul’s SuperSTOL XL

Postby AV8R Paul » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:19 pm

I have posted a couple of more videos, take off and landing at Lake Burton in Georgia. Check out the you tube videos on You Tube. Search on superstol xl purple haze. I have 36.2 hours only 3.7 hours left to fly off the mandatory restricted area around KCEU.
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Re: AV8R Paul’s SuperSTOL XL

Postby TD1 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:43 am

Congrats on such a fine plane. Awesome on a stick. You guys really put that together fast. Burning those hours off too!

Was a great pleasure to follow your build. Thanks much for taking the time to do so! Keep us up on how the flights are going.

Looks like Oshkosh is in the bag.... pretty cool.
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Re: AV8R Paul’s SuperSTOL XL

Postby AV8R Paul » Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:19 pm

40.1 hours done at about 3:45 this afternoon. I’m driving my truck back to Dallas, I’ll spend a few day with the wife, take her out for a fancy meal, our anniversary is July 26th, so I’ll be in Oshkosh again for our Anniversary. I plan on flying back to Greenville Wednesday to pick up the plane and fly it to Oshkosh.
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Re: AV8R Paul’s SuperSTOL XL

Postby Clark in AZ » Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:22 pm

Paul, you're a man with a plan. Congrats on getting it done before Oshkosh. She is something to behold, beautiful. Hope you have a great trip.

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Re: AV8R Paul’s SuperSTOL XL

Postby AV8R Paul » Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:26 am

A few photos at Triple Tree, and photographic proof of 40.1 hours.
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Re: AV8R Paul’s SuperSTOL XL

Postby AV8R Paul » Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:41 am

N357TX departing Oshkosh and heading home.
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Sitting on the tarmac near Bassler ready to depart.
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Oshkosh, departed Tuesday, nearly everyone already headed home.
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Flying over the Lake
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Flying over the Southern Edge of Oklahoma
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Flying over the Red River
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Sitting in front of the Tower at N357TX’s new home.
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Re: AV8R Paul’s SuperSTOL XL

Postby BucF16 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:30 am

Paul, what airport is that?
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Re: AV8R Paul’s SuperSTOL XL

Postby AV8R Paul » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:44 pm

BucF16 wrote:Paul, what airport is that?
Bruce

The first couple are Oshkosh, the last one is Mesquite Metro, Mesquite, Texas.
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