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Seth Jackson posted a discussion

CH 180 project or plans

Hi guys,I have been very fascinated with Chris Heintz's designs through out my life and I have recently completed a CH 601 HDS that I bought from a guy from the local airport. The thing flies great and I love it! It is a great cross country…See More
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Steve Sims posted a status
"Fresh out of her condition inspection. Made a set of fiberglass MLG fairings and added MGL autopilot servos. She's ready for a trip."
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Normand Lambert posted a status
"Wednesday may 25th. Front lower fuselage almost ready to rivet. Next is top fuselage and instrument panel."
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Sport Aviation, EXPERIMENTER, May 2016

May 2016 issue of Sport Aviation, Experimenter, page 20
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Greg Harris posted a status
"Lots of down time due to bending brake issues. Even though I re-attached piano hinge with solid rivets. Re-designed, and it works well now!"
Kurt Satter posted a status
"Finished plumbing/wiring the Viking 110 and have the panel almost complete ... Dual throttles with "Hartsell Stick""
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Jim Isaacs posted a status
"On Monday I went through all the boxes, organized components by subassembly, next is build a workbench"
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21 May purchased and loaded

Bought CH701 serial number 8882 from the original owner and hauled it home.
Profile IconMichael W Mallock and Mark Jackson are attending Zenith.Aero's event

25th Annual Zenith OPEN HANGAR DAY and builder fly-in gathering at Zenith Aircraft factory

September 23, 2016 at 8am to September 24, 2016 at 2pm
Join us at the 25th annual OPEN HANGAR DAY and Builder Fly-In Gathering at the Zenith factory in Mexico, Missouri.We are planning many new fun activities this year for the 25th annual event. Plan now to join us for a weekend of fun at the Zenith…See More
Kurt Satter posted a blog post


Found a boat storage facility that will allow me to store/work on the 701 project  (folding-wing option).  Hangars & build-space non-existent in North Dallas area.  New generator arrives today; likely spend the next few days electrifying the…See More
Normand Lambert posted a status
"Website DOWN yesterday; UNABLE to LOAD photos today ??? WHATSUP ????"
Richard Simmons posted a discussion

First flight

So guys, I have my first flight coming up this weekend if the weather cooperates. How do you get past the odd feeling even though you feel that you have everything right??Where do you find that hugh feeling of confidence?Any advice?Thanks,RichSee More

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