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Question on Fiberfrax on firewall

So, I have my 1/16" fiberfrax on-hand... ...for those that have…

Started by Don Morrisey

0 12 hours ago

Any Info on CH100 ?

Who is still flying a CH100 and has built one? I like to get in contact with a builder / flyer. I am considering buying an unfinished kit a…

Started by Guillaume Klaaysen

0 18 hours ago

What Adhesive for Bonding Windshield Trim to Windshield

The builders guide shows using a 3M Super Strength Adhesive to bond the rubber windshield trim to the windshield.  When I google 3M Super S…

Started by Loren Warner

22 19 hours ago
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trim tab angle

I Just finished the elevator trim tab and found that the angle in the up position meets the specs 20 ° +- 2 but in the down position it st…

Started by juan gonzalez

2 22 hours ago
Reply by Glenn Davis

Lycoming angle valve IO360

Has anybody Installed a Lycoming IO360 Angle valve engine on an 801? If so I would like to get some pointers   Thx.

Started by Scott Malone

0 23 hours ago

Let there be light

Don't ask me why but I got the wild hair to add lighting to my CH 701.  Actually I can now kind of legally fly after sunset  adding another…

Started by Phil Smith

6 on Monday
Reply by Jonathan Kreilich

Rudder and stabilizer hinge brackets

I bought some hinge material from a local metal supplier But the aluminum angle does not have a radius on the inside corner of the angle.…

Started by Michael T.

3 on Saturday
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Canadian Builders MD-RA what they are looking for? aluminum alloy marks

Hi guys In another thread a fellow builder mentioned that the MD-RA would be looking for aluminum manufactured marks on the parts, like an…

Started by Michael T.

3 on Friday
Reply by Joe Harrington

Forming aluminum around thin rudder form block

Hi guys I'm doing up my form blocks for the rudder, the top rudder tip block comes to a very thin 3mm at the end. Since its so thin I'm g…

Started by Michael T.

8 on Friday
Reply by Joe Hopwood

Correct trim tab deflection on the elevator of a 701

Hi all I have just about completed the refurbishment of my 701 and would like to know if there is a min and max deflection for the electri…

Started by Ron Eason

1 Nov 15
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