I just had another comment for you - I see where you are not a pilot yet and assume
you are planning to get a sport pilot license. If you haven't taken your flying lessons yet it might be worth your time to check out the prices from local CFI's and then see what Buzz Air would charge and how long it would take to get the license there in Tennessee.
He would teach you in the same exact airplane that you are building and I can tell you that it does not land the same as any plane you would learn in around here. Just a thought. Some pilots have crashed their newly built 750 the first time they landed it.
Also, I don't know your schedule, but I will be spending some time the next few days at Wamego airport - calibrating fuel, etc. if you had time to stop by. Seems pretty remarkable that two people in this small community are building the same plane. I am never around a telephone so if you had a chance to come to the airport just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know. I can show you mistakes I made on my plane.
Good Luck. I picked Zenith because their CNC parts fit, plans are pretty good, pictures are available, and everyone at the company is available if I need help This makes for the best building experience. I am in the finishing stage of a CH750 Cruzer, with a 130hp viking engine.
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