The discussion here is directed specifically toward concerned builder/owners of 601XL aircraft already certified in the Experimental-Amateur Built category. This discussion does not apply to S-LSA or E-LSA aircraft, and is probably irrelevant to not-yet-certified E-AB aircraft unless the FAA changes its directions to the DAR community. It also is not meant for second or later owners of Experimental 601XL’s, who may have much less knowledge about their specific aircraft’s construction.
Regarding your statement that the LAA were waiting on the results of the Canadian load tests -The airframe that PASSED the test WAS NOT a standard unmodified wing .There is a list of EXTRA MATERIAL added(see last )page .These are the full USA mods .
There is absolutely NO TEST RESULTS for the UNMODIFIED WING in this document ,do you not think it would
have been prudent to test before you fit ANY mods ,as a datum point ?
I am waiting on Francis approving the FULL mod pack .
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