Sunday, April 29, 2012

Brad's first engine start

My RV-building pal, Brad Benson, fired up his RV-6 engine today for the first time at South St. Paul's Fleming Field (KSGS). He estimates 6-8 weeks before he's flying.

Shortly before that, Brad's hangar mate -- Vince Bastiani -- invited me along for a ride to Red Wing in his RV-7 and back. Bryan Flood, who has an RV-9 formed up for a flight of two to Red Wing.

Update After all of the festivities, the B-25, "Miss Mitchell" dropped by.


  1. Congratulations on first engine start. Nice to see my old stomping grounds and a couple of familiar faces!

  2. We sure miss having you around, David.