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Our drop tests went 100% to plan. We now start working on how to get our new project to reach the tougher parts of West Africa with the 750 platform (more load, more range!). Thank you Zenith and Rotax for making it possible!…Continue
Finally we have reached the point where we consider that we have expressed how we have established our fuel system for the 912iS in our test bed CH701. No, it does not contain all that we wanted to, but we feel that it conveys the points about what we have done, why we have done it and what we would prefer to do.
We LOVE LOVE LOVE the engine and the airframe combination. It is a great airframe and a great engine. A marriage of heavenly proportions, for us and what we use…Continue
In our line of operations we often experience a lot of turbulence at low level (we are approved to operate below 500' for aerial dispersal and supply drops). We also get some long, at times fast, descents. With this combination of events we have decided that we really want a header tank for a variety of reasons... We have simulated 'uncovered ports' in ground tests, and do not like the VERY unlikely possibility that it could cause. By taking the 'Tee'ing of tanks to a low point 'air…Continue
Building Zenith aircraft is a pleasure we all enjoy. Being a little more than 'naive' my team got to build the aircraft, the hangars and the airfield - as well as work on the regulations and approvals process for Ghana! Today, we administer the training and assessment, as well as licence issue for the National Licence (LSA equivalent) on behalf of the Authorities. It has been a long journey, and we have further to go.…Continue