Dan Keys
  • Fernandina Beach, FL
  • United States
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Shayne McDaniel left a comment for Dan Keys
"Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner, Dan, but we were on vacation out of the country.  If you will give me a call in the evening I will tell you all about N809sp.   land line:  417-223-4549 cell:  417-529-0411 Shayne"
Mar 27
dewayne clardy left a comment for Dan Keys
"yes I still have the wings and the b mod kit , Ill sell the entire plane and parts for 15,000 or best offer 2547231644"
Jul 9, 2018
Dan Keys posted a status
"Removed the bottom skin on the second wing today. What a mess... Going to have to replace everything but the fuel tanks and landing light."
Jul 8, 2018
Dan Keys posted a blog post

My New Project

This will be fun.  I picked up a 601XL built from 2005 to 2009. It was flown a little over 40 hours and signed off as airworthy.  But rather than going into service, it was parked, awaiting "B upgrade kit."  A qualified mechanic pulled the wings to start the upgrade and was stunned at what he found. The mounting holes in both the wing spars and center spar were terribly buggered and elongated.  Upon further examination, it was found that both wing spars were installed upside down, requiring a…See More
Jul 7, 2018
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Jul 7, 2018

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Aircraft Model
ZODIAC XL
Project Status
Other
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Partial kit
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Corvair
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Have worked on airplanes before
Flying Experience
Private Pilot, Sport Pilot (or Ultralight)
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
I'm a semi-retired engineer / designer of very large and complex fabrication. 50 years as pilot with several thousand hours. 74 and NOT slowing down.
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My New Project

Posted on July 7, 2018 at 9:27pm 9 Comments

This will be fun.  I picked up a 601XL built from 2005 to 2009. It was flown a little over 40 hours and signed off as airworthy.  But rather than going into service, it was parked, awaiting "B upgrade kit."  A qualified mechanic pulled the wings to start the upgrade and was stunned at what he found. The mounting holes in both the wing spars and center spar were terribly buggered and elongated.  Upon further examination, it was found that both wing spars were installed upside down, requiring…

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At 11:38am on March 27, 2019, Shayne McDaniel said…

Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner, Dan, but we were on vacation out of the country.  If you will give me a call in the evening I will tell you all about N809sp.  

land line:  417-223-4549

cell:  417-529-0411

Shayne

At 1:14am on July 9, 2018, dewayne clardy said…

yes I still have the wings and the b mod kit , Ill sell the entire plane and parts for 15,000 or best offer 2547231644

 
 
 

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