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Scott was at Oshkosh this year with his dad and the velocity crew. I stopped by to tell him I finally finished my tri-q. I think I received one of the first two or three tri-q gear kits that he made while at QAC. I also have one of the early “beefy” nose gears he made using the velocity tooling.
On Sep 10, 2021, at 7:39 PM, Rick Hole via groups.io <r.hole@...> wrote:
I retired in October 2016 but each time I am in Sebastian FL I stop by to see the Swings at Velocity. Scott doesn’t fly the Q200 much. His son Riley enjoys flying it.
I remember you from that visit. We had it in a T-hangar. I saw N1711Q last December all shiny polished in the big hangar on the east side of the airport.
I wouldn’t want to go back to work, but if I were, I’d go back to Velocity and the Swing family.
From: main@Q-List.groups.io [mailto:main@Q-List.groups.io] On Behalf Of Bruce Crain
Sent: Friday, September 10, 2021 7:01 PM
Subject: Re: [Q-List] A look back at N1711Q
I think you took me down to the hanger to see it when you were wiring it. Is anybody still flying Scott's Q200?
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From: "Rick Hole via groups.io" <r.hole@...>
Subject: [Q-List] A look back at N1711Q
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 17:18:57 -0600
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This video was taken 10 years ago. Scott Swing years earlier had sold his Q200 to invest in Velocity. The second owner had a mishap and decided not to repair. N1711Q came back to Scott who did the fiberglass repairs. I did the wiring and built the instrument panel. The video show the first start after repairs were made.
The video is available for your viewing pleasure at https://vimeo.com/26038774
I just rediscovered this video. I had forgotten it entirely.