Dan Coates
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  • Mustang, OK
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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 750
Project Status
Nearly done
Building From
Kit
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Rotax 912
Building Experience
No Experience
Flying Experience
Commercial / CFI
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
After being away from aviation for some years, I have jumped on the CH750 kit with booth feet. I plan to fly at the Sport Pilot level.
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
KRCE

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DRILLING ANXIETY OVER

Posted on February 8, 2013 at 9:18am 0 Comments

Thanks for the comments on drilling fuel tanks.  It turned out to be "no problem."  Used a 2" hole saw and opened the hole to 59mm using a drum sander

DRILLING ANXIETY

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 1:51pm 8 Comments

I am at the point on my CH 750 where it's time to install the sending unit for the fuel gage.  I admit that I have been putting it off for fear of attacking that beautiful aluminum tank with power tools.  I know you other builders have done it hundreds of times.  I could use any tips on the tools used, keeping debris out of the tank, holding the tank steady, etc.

Thanks for the comments, this is my first airplane project.

Dan Coates

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