Anson Needham's maiden flight on his home-built RV8 Bulawayo Bomber 


It took Anson Needham about five years to build this plane on a part time basis with the help of Mossie. We celebrated his maiden flight on the 27 July 2014 with a champagne toast. His parents, Bob and Phoebe-Ann Needham were beaming with pride - the same pride that they displayed when Anson had his first solo flight on March 1988.


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-Veronica Lind- 

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RV 8 Bulawayo Bomber Test Flight

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RV 8 Bulawayo Bomber - How it got it's name

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Anson Needham's thank you speech after his maiden flight on his RV8

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Bob Needham's speech

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RV 8 taking off

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RV 8 Landing after maiden flight

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