First drooped nose rib formed... worked out well, no problem with the underside curve!

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Comment by John M Greiner on March 16, 2018 at 9:08am

Very nice. Do you have a pattern you can share for the nose rib? I would like to get the demensions you used. Thanks.

John Greiner

Comment by JEFF HUDSON on July 31, 2013 at 7:38pm

I was considering taking the 750 Cruser plans and just downsizing the wing and empanage to fit the 701. I really don't need and extreme STOL aircraft but love the Zenith designs. Keep us posted on your plane. It looks great.

Comment by Ron D Leclerc on July 31, 2013 at 7:16pm

No plans... design is for my own use!  Lots of research done... a CAD program is needed for the design as there are a lot of iterations involved!  May not be just right yet... but very close.   It's a better setup then trying to lowering the slats... slats result in too much drag and reduced cruise speed, and you do not need the extreme STOL!  The tail will drag on the ground as it is!

Comment by JEFF HUDSON on July 31, 2013 at 6:53pm

Nice looking rib. Do you have a set of plans for this mod or are you just designing everything yourself? I want to build a 701 from scratch and would like to do away with the slats. Thanks. Jeff

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