My Zenith CH650B taildragger flew for the first time yesterday and I was the sole occupant. It was a great experience. Many thanks to Chris Heintz for the great design, Zenith Aircraft Factory in Mexico, Missouri, for their great kit and support, and to Viking Aircraft Engines for an amazing engine!
(Photo by Joe Rossi)

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Comment by Donald Bonk on April 2, 2015 at 11:19am

Congrats again Dale.

Comment by Richard Simmons on March 31, 2015 at 6:29am

I'm 3 to 6 months behind you.

Hope to see you in the blue sky's soon!

Comment by Mark Maltais on March 30, 2015 at 6:12pm
Great job! Congrats!!!
Comment by William (Bill) Blackmore on March 30, 2015 at 5:56pm

 Congratulations!  good work and Blue Skies

Comment by Ken Pavlou on March 30, 2015 at 3:07pm
Congrats!! good luck with phase 1.
Comment by Mason Bullard on March 30, 2015 at 2:32pm

Awsom, congrats, blue skies to you! I have 100 hrs. on my 701 with the Viking. you are in for a lot of fun!

Comment by Thomas Jackson on March 30, 2015 at 1:18pm

DALE, congratulations on your first flight and a good looking plane. You will have to give a full report at the next EAA 790 meeting. NOW the FUN beings!

Comment by Curtis Eggen on March 30, 2015 at 1:17pm

Man, oh man, what a fine lookin' bird! Congrats from Texas!

Comment by Douglas Kupersmith on March 30, 2015 at 12:46pm

Well done!  Congratulations on a great accomplishment!

Comment by Jeff naul on March 30, 2015 at 11:31am
congratulations, how well does that engine cool with the radiator up front in the cowl? I'm thinking of moving my subaru radiator to the front inside the cowl like yours..thanks, jeff.

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