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Comment by Thomas Jackson on March 14, 2014 at 10:35am

Ski flying info:

Here is some handy info for ski plane fliers. Take a look at Advisory Circular AC No. 43.13-2B page 39 to 48.

This AC give info on rigging the skis on most planes.

Comment by Huw Carey on March 11, 2014 at 6:04pm
Thanks David, I'll have a look.
Comment by Tracy Trathen on March 11, 2014 at 9:58am
I have been trying to purchase a wheel fairing for the nose gear of my CH300. Zenair sent me 2different fairings which are not correct. It looks like I will need to fabricate my own. I can use the left main gear fairing as a pattern. Has anyone had experience copying an existing fairing? Seeing as it is not symmetrical I am struggling with where to start. I could use some advice or even a photo journal if anyone has tried this.
Comment by David Graham on March 11, 2014 at 5:44am

I meant No worries Sorry :)

Comment by David Graham on March 11, 2014 at 5:43am

I have just used the standard 3M tape on the mounts that came with the camera with now worries. If you Google ways of removing the tape you should not have a problem 

Comment by Huw Carey on February 12, 2014 at 11:42am

Has anyone attached a GoPro camera to the wing of a 601 XL? I am looking at ways of doing this - I hear the 3m adhesive mount will be strong enough but it would probably take off the paint when trying to remove it at a later date. Any advice?

Comment by Lance Gobeil on January 7, 2014 at 5:19pm

iam starting a 650 on Vancouver island is there any one building or flying a 650 in BC?

Comment by Tracy Trathen on November 5, 2013 at 12:41pm
Does anyone out there have plans for the Dual Stick option for CH300?
Comment by Frank Savignac on May 15, 2013 at 2:54pm

 Hi Sheldon, check to make sure your oil pressure gauge matches up with your oil pressure sensor. Newer engines have the Honeywell Electronic and the older models have the regular VDO gauge. There are two types of gauges you can purchase depending on your pressure sensor that you operate. Hope this helps. Frank

Comment by Sheldon Ray Burt on May 14, 2013 at 5:09pm

Is anyone using the Aiviasport oil pressure gauge that comes with the standard 701 instrument package, coupled to the Rotax 912?   If so, have you had any trouble getting it to work properly?

Comment by Scott Tyler Bragg on March 21, 2013 at 11:59am
So I'm starting to look at wingtip lights. I found these Aveo lights on Aircraft Spruce, and they look great! Can I just get some thoughts? Are they good? Are they worth the money? Anyone know anywhere I could get them cheaper?

Everything helps!!

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/elpages/aveopowerburst.php
Comment by Eugene Meintjes on March 3, 2013 at 8:18am

CH 750 Shift to new Hanger , next to House and last PARTS fitted ...need a good Spray Painter to come and stay with me ....

Comment by Harold Dean Hankins on February 10, 2013 at 3:08pm

By the way if you want to answer my last post at my personal email it is

dhankins13@gmail.com

Thanks again

Comment by Harold Dean Hankins on February 10, 2013 at 3:05pm

I'm going to copy an email I recently sent to Zenith.  Since they don't always answer my emails I thought someone here might be able to help with my question. By the way am I the only one who has emails unanswered?  Really, I bath frequently-------

Email copy-

"The nose steering on my 601XL is extremely stiff, to the point that it takes a huge leg muscle effort to turn it on the ground (not sure about in the air since it hasn't flown yet).  I realize there is a reason for all design aspects of an aircraft but I'm having trouble understanding why there is the centering block on this design.  The nose wheel has direct links to the rudder pedals and therefore to the rudder so if you center the rudder the nose wheel will automatically be centered.  The block with the angle and center slot seems unnecessary in this case.  This section was built by the original builder but I've measured it per the plans and it seems to be built correctly.  I've also taken it loose and lubricated the area, all without making it any easier to turn.  If I grab the tire with both hands it takes most of my strength to turn it stop to stop.
  Can you tell me if this centering block is needed, if so can I make it smaller, or if there is some other way to make it work more smoothly and with less effort?
Thanks for your time,
dean hankins
kit #5530"

With no answer from the factory I'd appreciate any comments or suggestions anyone out there has,

dean

Comment by Jeffery R Millburg on August 16, 2012 at 6:27pm

Parts for Zenith 750 for sale:  2nd Edition canopy (powder coated), windshield/top window, door sill, windshield side trim. top window channel cover, top window channel, top window drip, black rubber molding for the windshield.  All new - never installed.  Contact me to work out an offer.

Comment by Glen on August 14, 2012 at 2:57pm

I have a Zenith ch200...  trying to locate a set of wheel fairings...anyone know where I can get these?  many thanks

 

 

Glen

 

Comment by Raymond White on June 24, 2012 at 7:15am

Just mounted a Honda Viking onto a 601XLB. Does anyone have ideas on placement of the fuel injection pumps other than inside the cockpit.  I am thinking the left firewall with a protective shield.

 

Comment by Geoff Storey on June 8, 2012 at 5:43am

Hi does any one know the dimensions of the aluminum wing struts for 750 ,l have just purchased an old 701 and l want to put the airofoil type wing struts on.

cheers Geoff..

Comment by Frank Savignac on February 29, 2012 at 8:12pm

 

 Does anyone know of someone that gives Instruction with the CH 701 in the Florida area. I'm looking for conversion training from my current aircraft (Challenger II). Frank

Comment by Chris Hoare on February 27, 2012 at 8:05am

Can any one tell me how to thin cortec primer or is it not to be thined before aplication.

Dose not give directions on the  can and the web site is not much help.

Thanks Chris

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