My Twinstarr Receives First Award !

Rick Whittridge

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My local EAA Chapter 610 has given me my first award for my Twinstarr. It is for the restoration & first flight on Oct 1 2006. Chapter 610 is a very active group of craftsmen that I`m very proud to be a part of. We have many antique , homebuilt , & rotorcraft projects going on.
 

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Great Job Rick! Glad your club gives awards!:violin:

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Your Twinstarr is very eye catching, Rick. Congrats on the award.
 

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Hey, I'll bet you're proud. Did you build the AC tandem you sold to Paul P, Minigun Man here?
 

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That is a great looking award as well. I know this is a proud moment for you Rick.

Ps. I do not see a "Mighty Mac" pushing that lovely aircraft. :D :focus:
 

Rick Whittridge

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Greg, I did not build the Tandem. I fixed some things in question & flew it , then sold to Paul. Paul told me he had replaced more stuff, what I don`t know. He flew it more than I did.
 

Rick Whittridge

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Harry, I have flown it several times & keep tweeking the blades. Its getting a little better.
Mark, No Mac on this machine. I will tell you that the first gyro ride I ever had was with Bill Parsons in his two place with a Super Mac!
 

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Rick, great job! I am sure it will probably be one of many awards you win with that one. that is a great looking machine for sure.
 

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Rick, it's terrific to win an award, but even more impressive for any gyro to win an award from an EAA chapter. Congrats on both, and nice job all around!
 

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Rick,
Congradulations. If you bring it to Bensen Days I'll bet it has a good chance of winning another one.
 
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