FRed Sanford
  • Santa Barbara, CA
  • United States
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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701
Project Status
Flying
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Kit
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http://www.sonar100.com
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Have already built an airplane
Flying Experience
Commercial / CFI

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Really useful battery plug for 701

Posted on July 19, 2012 at 11:28pm 1 Comment

I think I have a real fix that you might want to incorporate into your 701.

 With the battery behind the seat, and the cowl closed, it is a little hard to get a high amperage connection to the battery for a jump start or for charging.  This plug is the perfect solution.

The 75 amp plug is bolted between two aluminum angles, riveted to the side of the fuselage, and covered with tape. To make a high amperage…

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601 upholstery

Posted on July 5, 2012 at 6:00pm 4 Comments

I wanted to do a good job on the seats for my 601, so I built a form to the same size and shape as the seat bucket. I bought several upholstery books and found a big sewing machine at Harbor Freight.

I started with a very thin sheet of plywood, and cut and glued on the foam and shaped it with an electric knife and  used a sanding disc to smooth the foam.

I sewed the fabric, sewing in webs and rod pockets to tie to later.

I mounted the fabric to the foam and laced it…

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Young Eagles day at Santa Ynez airport

Posted on May 22, 2011 at 5:30pm 1 Comment

We flew 92 foster kids as Young Eagles! Got my picture in the paper..........Fred Sanford

Volunteer pilot Fred Sanford of Santa Barbara takes off with Katreena Steadman on Saturday during Take a Friend Flying Day on Saturday at Santa Ynez…
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At 9:35am on February 23, 2011, Bill Carter said…

Fred,

 

Welcome to the family.

I wish you the all the best with your project. It looks like you have plenty of help and support there with you.

If you ever get the chance to visit the Zenith factory please take the time to stop by our builder assist facility too. We like to have visitors here and we are right here in Mexico, Mo. just a couple of miles from them.

Take care and good luck,

Bill Carter

American Light Sport Aircrafters Builder Assist & Assembly Center

www.LightSportAircrafters.com

 
 
 

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