Farmer Jim SOLOED today!!!!!

farmer jim

Newbie
Joined
May 9, 2010
Messages
712
Location
whitewater KS
Aircraft
Butterfly Turbo Golden
Total Flight Time
100+ FW/ 6.5 gyro
Thanx all,

It felt very good, and feels like I'm finally getting closer to actually being a gyro pilot.

Thanks mostly to my better half, without her I'd not be where I am !!!!

fj
 

RICK MARTIN

Gold Member
Joined
Apr 20, 2004
Messages
2,161
Location
BRADENTON, FLORIDA
Aircraft
Everglades Kite Gyro, Tandem Dominator
Total Flight Time
900 hours
Wow!

How does that song go? ............."What a long straight trip it's been?"
SUPER excited for you Jim.

And again, perseverance pays off.

Savor the moment,
 

Dmorris

Member
Joined
Jan 19, 2005
Messages
802
Location
Somerset Kentucky
Aircraft
I currently own an IFR Carbon Cub FX3. This is my 3rd Carbon Cub. Owned a Xenon, 2 TAF 2000's.
Total Flight Time
Thousands and adding every week!
Congrat's BIG TIME!
 

rsalazar

Member
Joined
Apr 2, 2011
Messages
51
Location
X26, FL
Aircraft
R22/R44/R66/HillerUH12B/SkyBlazer/Cavalon/MTOSport/Calidus/Tercel/AR1/ELA C07S, Scorpion/AG915/Brako
Congratulations
 

Kevin_Richey

Yamaha gyro...Oregon, USA
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2,339
Location
US
Fickerville, USA, pop. 2

Fickerville, USA, pop. 2

That's got to be some sort of a record, where an entire town's population flys gyroplanes!
 

Flyguy450

GT-450
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Jul 30, 2011
Messages
133
Location
Justin TX
Aircraft
Hanglider,Trikes,DA20,MTO sport TAG EXplorer/Eclips 10
Total Flight Time
1200
GOOD ON YA MATE!!!! I never had a Doubt you would some day be the free flying farmer that YOU WERE MENT TO BE !!! Keep it safe my friend.
 
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All_In

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15,365
Location
San Diego, CA. USA
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Piper Archer, Aviomania G1sb
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Not sure over 10,000+ logged FW, 260+ ultralights, sailplane, hang-gliders
Kevin -
Don't walk the FICKERVILLE ALLEY after dark !
fj
There was a teaser on the 1st post of pictures and video's?
Were any of these after dark?
 

NoWingsAttached

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4,897
Location
Columbia, SC
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Air Command Tandem w/ Arrow 100hp; GyroBee w/ Hirth 65hp; Air Command Tandem w/ Yamaha 150hp
Total Flight Time
>350
OMG, This is SOOOOO EXCITING!!!! Way to GO! We are behind you 100%, all the way, Jim!
 

Mike484

AR-1 🇺🇸
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4,524
Location
Houston, Texas
Aircraft
RAF 2000 w/Horizontal stabilizer, KB3 w/tall tail
Total Flight Time
40+
Been checking every day, still no pictures, must be a Fickerville urban legend.
 

Glenn_K

I'm Batman
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588
Location
West Jordan, Utah
Aircraft
Butterfly "Super" Monarch, Butterfly Aurora, AutoGyro Calidus Piper Warrior, C150, C172
Total Flight Time
250+
Big day for our Farmer Jim today. He's taking his Sport Pilot exam and flight test today.
Awaiting word of his success very anxiously!
 

GyrOZprey

Aussie in Kansas.
Joined
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3,015
Location
Whitewater KS
Aircraft
Butterfly Aurora N5560Z / Titanium Explorer N456TE & N488TE/ - trained in MTOsport 446QT/488FB
Total Flight Time
845
One more certified "Fickerville" gyro pilot!!!

One more certified "Fickerville" gyro pilot!!!

:whoo: FJ is a new gyro sport pilot!!! :first:

another 2016 ROTR - AirgyroAviation sucess story!

HUGE THANKS to the awesome team @ Airgyro ... we had a fabulous week extension of our sojourn over the mountains and finally got Jim's tortuous journey to his gyro piot rating add-on COMPLETED!!!:D

:yo: & :hail: to Mike & Brandon ...and all the others , who have contributed over the last 12 months, to seeing Jim's quest to gyro-flight finally come to fruition !
 

Mike484

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Messages
4,524
Location
Houston, Texas
Aircraft
RAF 2000 w/Horizontal stabilizer, KB3 w/tall tail
Total Flight Time
40+
Your smiling face belongs on the Cover of the Rolling Stone.
 

All_In

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Joined
Apr 21, 2008
Messages
15,365
Location
San Diego, CA. USA
Aircraft
Piper Archer, Aviomania G1sb
Total Flight Time
Not sure over 10,000+ logged FW, 260+ ultralights, sailplane, hang-gliders
So very exciting news!!! Way to keep on keep'n on!!! Yaw Mon... GREAT on ya Mate!!!
 
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