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1963-Apr-JoeTucker-Closeup.jpg
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1963 April, Palwaukee, Illinois - We believe this to be the first owner of N6030X, Joe Tucker, who bought the plane in 1960 and kept it until 1968. The photo was found by Todd Nessel, whose father was a CFI and took him for his first flight at 3 weeks of age in my airplane.
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1968-1970 Sometime during that period, somewhere in the Bahamas, possibly Nassau. This is Richard Ott, who owned the plane from 1968 to 1991.
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1971 Fremont, Ohio - Richard Ott standing, his nephew John Mittermaier on wing
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1971 Fremont, Ohio
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1977 First day of spring. South Columbus Airport. The owner's nephew, Paul Mittermaier and his friend Pam
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1981 Back 40 of a farmer's field near Lebanon Ohio, about to be painted
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1981 New red, white, and blue paint job. Richard Ott is the proud owner.
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1987 Timmerman Field, Wisconsin. Paul Mittermaier
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1987 Timmerman Field, Wisconsin
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2008 Mooney Factory, Kerrville, Texas. Little bird revisits the nest where she was born 48 years earlier.
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Nearly 50 years after the first test-flight of N6030X, its original test pilot, Bill Wheat (left) chats with current owner Dave Morris (right), in February 2010, at Fredericksburg, Texas, just a few miles from the factory in Kerrville.
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Dave (right) meets with the man who owned his airplane in 1968, Richard Ott
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Dick points out where birds like to make their nest
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Dick Ott and his nephew Alan Mittermaier see what technological changes have occurred since 1968
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Alan, Dick, and Dave (left to right) talk about aviation 1968 versus 2008
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N6030X-BirdNest.jpg
N6030X-BirdNest.jpg
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N6030X Turns 50-1.wmv 11.3MB July 7, 2010 9:29:29 PM GMT

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