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A question for you CH 750 scratch builders. I am building a kit but I need to fabricate an elevator nose rib to replace one I damaged. In determining the tip radius, do I use the tooling hole 8mm…Continue
Having recently finished the CH 750 elevator, I resumed work on the stabilizer. You may recall that I damaged the skin on the stabilizer when I laid the upper skin side on the bottom of the skeleton and riveted the entire side before I realized what I had done. In removing the rivets, I damaged the skin enough that I had to buy a new one during my visit to the factory during the September fly-in and open house. Today, I finished the major assembly of the stabilizer and now have to attach the…Continue
The project has reawakened after a long winter's nap. Began reassembly of the CH 750 elevator.Skins are cleco'd and now the assembly is ready for rivets. Will start that next weekend and that should complete the elevator. After that, pull out the completed stabilizer skeleton and lay the skin on it. Sure is good to be working on the plane again!!
Spent a rare relatively warm January Sunday afternoon disassembling, deburring and priming the CH 750 elevator. Still a few hours left and hope to complete tomorrow. This is the first project work I've done since before the holidays. Felt great to be working on it again!
After several attempts of measuring and forming rib molds, and then nose ribs themselves, I finally formed one that I can use to replace the factory rib I damaged some time back. With it on, I have replaced the nose skins and have drilled them out to final size. Should be able to finish pretty soon (which is a relative term since I've been working on the tail since April!). More pictures to follow.