Fred Stratman
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Retired Aerospace Engineer

the project is 75% done with 75% to go,

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At 8:54am on April 10, 2012, Glenda said…

Thanks Fred.  My building is slowed by me trying to get my place built at Cannon Creek, but I am hoping to do it as quickly as possible.  Good luck with your plane.

At 7:12pm on October 6, 2011, Leo Arrigo said…
The back lip of the landing gear channel should be on the outside of the fuse skin. this is what we did to fix my issue on Kaleb's advise from Zenith. 
At 5:38am on July 8, 2011, Jimmy Young said…


The side skin does not have a ripple where I left the Fuse longeron running wild. Since I had not cut it yet, it made no since to do so since the upgrade parts include a length of angle to add back what was previoulsy cut. I assume you have the Ed. 1 kit? If you have any other questions about it, just let me know!


At 5:35pm on April 25, 2009, Les Hicks said…
I'll be going through Mexico, MO. next Thursday. If you have backorder parts or whatever to pick up, let them know and I'll pick them up. As long as they will fit in or on the Suburban.
Les Hicks
At 7:47pm on March 5, 2009, Mike Collier said…
Real good to hear from you Fred. What a nice surprise. I pick up my kit on 1 April and can't wait to get started. My name came up on the hangar list at KGPM, so I have a hangar now too. I'm planning to use a Continental O-200 and hope Zenith offers a firewall forward package soon. I'll keep in touch and tell everyone at work hello for you.

See you at Oshkosh 2010!
At 6:27pm on January 30, 2009, Les Hicks said…
Am back from MO. and have your parts. Call me at 712-262-8278 for directions.
At 6:54am on January 25, 2009, Les Hicks said…
Looking forward to that cup of coffee. Am going to Mexico, MO this coming Thursday to load trailer and Suburban with the rest of the 750 kits. If you have backorder items that are available, notify Shirley at Zenair and I will bring them home also.
At 10:15pm on January 22, 2009, Les Hicks said…
I'm working on a 750 at home in Spencer. Let's have a cup of coffee and compare note. I started at Thanksgiving and have finished the rudder(several years ago), the horizontal stab, elevator, slats, & flaperons. Am going to MO. next Thursday for the rest of the kits. Les Hicks

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