Wednesday, January 4, 2012

The RV paperweight

I "finished" N614EF after a more-than-10-year construction over the weekend. And I sat down to figure out how to finance getting it into the air, only to realize -- again -- I can't. So there it sits, ready to be inspected, and presumably ready to fly. But the sales tax, insurance, and transition training costs are -- for now -- insurmountable, especially since my wife's unemployment started yesterday and who knows how long that will last. I also badly timed getting an estate plan put together which comes with a $4,000 legal bill. D'oh!

In the meantime, though, I'm buoyed by the RVers who produce great videos.

Like this one:



(h/t: Fun Places to Fly)

4 comments:

  1. Finished? FINISHED! Congratulations! Seriously Bob, that's an incredible accomplishment. You. built. a. plane. A PLANE!

    As for the money, maybe it's time for that hangar party.

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  2. Congratulations on the completion! One step of the journey is now done, the next step will come in time, I'm sure! Your patience will pay off.

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  3. Congratulations Bob. Big accomplishment.

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  4. Good for you. Why not advertise for a partner(s), get it flying and then see how thing's go?

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