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Carlos Sa posted a discussion

Bing carb model on Jabiru engine

Does anyone know what model carburettor is installed on Jabiru (specifically 3300)?I found nothing in the documentation... odd...See More
46 minutes ago
Dan Pohle posted discussions
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Mike Norton posted a discussion

750 For Sale

For Sale by Builder 63,500Curved cabin top (Edition 3) September 2013 certification January 2018 Condition Inspection 100 hours total time airframe and engine UL Power 350 iS full FADEC engine Use100LL or MoGas even with up to 10 % ethanol Catto…See More
19 hours ago
philip weston posted a status
"Test flying continues as weather clears. So far the 750 has 9 hrs , most bugs worked out .the 350is engine is amazing and has great power."
20 hours ago
philip weston posted a status
"Increased oil access door for filler. Made 3 T stock aluminum angles for the oil canning issue during slow flight.Those get installed monday"
21 hours ago
Dan Hill posted a status
"glad to hopefully help"
23 hours ago
Joshua smith posted a blog post

One month in, 160 hrs

so, it's been a month since I picked up the kit. About 160 hrs in.  The rear fuse is in deburring stage.the wings are mocked up with tanks in, but still working on the nose skin,root ends, tips, etc..   the horizon stab, elevator and rudder are…See More
Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a status
"Buzzy is doing some training in the CH601 today along with transition training in the 701"
Dick Miles posted a blog post

The Zodiac 601XL-B battery removale and replacemenmt

I am buying this aircraft from an estate.The two ways I see to change out the battery is remove the horizontal stabilizer or get a very very small person to climb into the tailcone.Is this correct?See More
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Walter Cancel

Good Morning. Today NIck Gowan CFI is training Walter Cancel in the CH601. It is a beautiful day to be in the sky.
Gil DeVault posted a discussion

leaning engine

Today I was going to make a few CC trips above 4000 feet. So for I haven't been over 3000 MSL so I haven't leaned my engine, which is a Lycoming 0-235. Today before take off I had my rpm at 1000 and I pulled the mixture and watched my EGT rise…See More
Joshua smith posted a status
"Installed all the diagonals on the fuse sides, (oill can mod)took 5 hours and I can't believe the difference. Will make align side so easy."
David J. Beaulieu posted discussions
Buzz Air Flight Academy posted photos
Jason R posted a status
"Started cleaning and de-flashing the Corvair heads and doing inventory on my scratch built parts - assembly of tail, flaps and slats soon :)"
John Bell posted a discussion

UL350 instrumentation options

Just wondering what avionics/instrumentation packages people are looking at matching up to their 350.I've been poking around at Dynon and GRT. GRT seems to have some reasonable pricing for complete packages but there aren't a whole lot of them…See More
Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a video

Buzz Air - Terry Samsa

Check Terry Samsa out as he and Buzz knocked out his transition training! Subscribe to our channel for more videos!
Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a status
"Good Morning ! We are pulling out the 601 and the 750 today for flight training. Buzz is also working on a pre-buy inspection for a 172."
Zenith Aero posted a video

Let's go flying in the Zenith CH 750 Cruzer

Roger Dubbert from the Zenith Aircraft takes Jay for a demo flight in the Zenith CH 750 Cruzer at the March 2018 workshop at the Zenith Aircraft kit factory ...

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Custom instrument panels are now available directly from Zenith Aircraft Company exclusively for Zenith builders and owners. Pre-cut panel, power distribution panel, Approach Fast Stack harnesses, Dynon and Garmin avionics, and more.

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Since this is an online community, there are a few rules that need to be followed.  We'll try to keep the rules as simple as possible and to a bare minimum and we'll change and update them as required.

RULE#1:  You'll need to use your real name, and be an actual builder, owner or flyer of a Zenith aircraft.  This site is an online…

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