Jeff Slutz
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  • Downers Grove, IL
  • United States
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Jeff Slutz's Discussions

Your own private grass airstrip?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Ethridge Dec 27, 2011. 22 Replies

Has anyone created their own backyard airstrip (in the US)?  What is required from a Federal, State, Local regulations perspective?  How do you go about it? Which Zenith model are you flying out of…Continue

Paint Prep and "body work"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Porter Apr 4, 2010. 4 Replies

Let's say that some of the pre-drilled holes don't line up exactly so I drilled my own. That means I still have a few of those #40 (3/32 inch) holes in the skin that have nothing behind them. Will…Continue


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Aircraft Model
Project Status
Less than half
Building From
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Your website (about your aircraft...)
Building Experience
Have worked on airplanes before
Flying Experience
Commercial / CFI
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
CFO, Stanley Hydraulic Tools, Naperville, IL

Instrument Rated Commercial Pilot

A&P Mechanic but 100% of my experience is on MH-53 Pave Low helicopters (60,000 lbs. twin-turbine special ops military helicopters)
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)

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At 8:23am on March 2, 2011, Andre Levesque said…

Hey Jeff!!


Thank you so much...that really helps. I know on my 750 the slats will be smaller but with the plan and the visuals on your site gives me what I needed. I was kinda wondering how tight it would be. I have a great visual now. 

all the best in your build and keep the photos



At 12:54pm on April 4, 2010, Jonathan Porter said…
Hi Jeff, if the washing machine trick didn't work try putting the parts on a vibration prone part of the MH-53 - or, bring them over to Ghana with your family and give us a hand building planes for a few weeks and we can try some other experiments to test the theory!
At 4:28pm on December 11, 2009, Phillip Owens said…
jeff, you are not that far from me so I am going to invite you to come and see my completed 801 whenever you have available. you can call me on my cell at 608-728-0365 we usually spend some time on Monday and fri afternoons if the weather permits.
At 3:28pm on October 18, 2009, Ethan Shields said…
I bet you and the boys cant wait to get started on the plane.

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