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"On climb out Toms engine blew a spark plug. The threads are still attached to the plug and missing in the head. See attached photos."
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"Time to fess up: I traded my flying 750 for a Pegazair with an O-320 that I'll have to put back together ..."
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"Took right & left bottom longerons off of side skins and drilled and cleco'd to bottom skin. Took all day, Had to take heat breaks. 111°"
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After completing the Rudder Kit at the Zenith Workshop, I figured I better keep it in my office - for motivational purposes! And yes, the tail number is already reserved (meaning, I am determined...haha)
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hello group im looking for a set of wheel pants for my 601xl if anyone has a set for a reasonable price let me know  thx   joe     x35See More
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701 Rear Fuselage Longerons

The longeron Flanges are 22mm and 20mm. It is quite clear on the bottom skin that the 22 mm side overlaps the bottom skin, however when it gets to the directions and drawings for installing the top longerons it does not appear clear to me whether the longer side overlaps the top skin or the side skins.  The manual is referring to the side skin when it says do it the same as the bottom skin, which would leave the 22mm overlapping the side skin at the top.  Also, since there is A5 rivets in both…See More

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Lycoming 233 LSA for CH750?

Posted by John DiMattei on August 28, 2015 at 10:16am 0 Comments

Looking for a CH 601/650

Posted by Robert B Jamieson on August 25, 2015 at 4:30pm 4 Comments

CH750 Cruzer Workshop 8/15

Posted by John DiMattei on August 25, 2015 at 11:47am 3 Comments

750 down in pa.

Posted by ulis temos on August 22, 2015 at 7:51pm 1 Comment


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airplane delivery

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750 down in PA.

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Chandler Arizona Airport Damage

Posted by Jerry Latimer on August 13, 2015 at 6:40pm 4 Comments


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Custom Instrument Panels
for your Zenith

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.

New Zenith Tees from EAA:

Zenair Floats

Flying On Your Own Wings:
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