Jeff Webb
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  • Fair Play, SC
  • United States
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Paint Process?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Aysen Feb 26, 2009. 1 Reply

Satisfied Jabiru Owners?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Porter Aug 17, 2010. 16 Replies


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Aircraft Model
Project Status
Less than half
Building From
Partial kit
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Rotax 912
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Building Experience
Have worked on airplanes before
Flying Experience
Commercial / CFI
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
Instructor Pilot / Retired ARMY

Express Jet Check Airman
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)

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At 7:58am on July 5, 2010, Jake Reyna said…
Jeff, it's finally coming together. I'm heading back around the 15th and am planning on getting it off the ground. The Jabiru has plenty of power and it should leap off the ground :-)

At 7:42am on April 20, 2010, Jake Reyna said…
Jeff, I like Wing locker Version 1 better, it has a better fit.

I wouldn't mind having a free castering nose wheel. I do see the advantages of a steerable nosewheel, but I don't like the holes in the firewall.

At 8:36pm on February 13, 2010, Hubert Gammill said…
Hi Jeff, Just noticed your address is shown in South Carolina but could't identify Fair Play. Since there doesn't seem to be many Zodiaks nearby, wondering where you are located. I have one wing opened and hope to get serious on deriviting the spar this week. Also plan to add the bottom access door,top access panel to instruments and full span elevator trim while I have things dismantled.. Hue G
At 2:02pm on September 30, 2009, A David NIxon said…
Hi Jeff: Not a problem with the latch lock down 1 Inch. Take a piece of 1 in. sq tube and cut it about 5 in long with each end cut on a 45 degree angle. Drill screw holes in the ends about 1/2 in in from each side, so when it is mounted, the longest side is against the back of the rear baggage wall. Now mount your latch hook to the face of the 1 in tube where you need it. Most latches have 2 slotted holes for mounting. I used rivnuts for all screw areas. That way I could use #6 SS machine screws for mounting the tube and latch. Hope this helps. I also have some hand drawn instructions but would need your e-mail address to send. Regards and good building, Dave Nixon
At 10:55am on April 6, 2009, Patrick Hoyt said…
I think Pramod is in Maryland. Best bet to find the exact address & procedure would be to go to and do a search on either "Pramod" or "Nitron".
At 8:05am on April 5, 2009, Patrick Hoyt said…
Q: Did you send your crank to Aerovair for nitriding?
A: No, I had it done locally, a long time ago. If I were to do it again, I'd send it to Pramod or somebody who does all the machining/tapping/nitriding for aircraft. None of those outfits were around when I did mine. Using local machine shops can be "hit or miss".

Q: What do you think of those $1500 cylinders that they have?
A: I don't know enough about them. I went with ordinary cast iron exchange cylinders from Clark's. Obviously the AL ones would be lighter, but IMHO the best way to make an aircraft lighter is to make the pilot lighter. :-)
At 3:31pm on March 28, 2009, A David NIxon said…
Hi Jeff: Where are you flying out of? Where do you usually end up going in CONUS? Overseas? Germany perhaps? My wife and I would love to catch a ride to Germany this year. Send me your e-mail address to : and I will send my pixs of the pushrods. Thank you for serving. I ended up with 28 years. Out here. Dave Nixon
At 7:08am on March 20, 2009, joseph aloof said…
hey jeff i know ww has all the info for the 601 and already built a 701 so he has all the excact info about your right size prop and rotation the reverse rotation im not to shure i know you can get a reverse pitch prop as to nitrideing to do it ww way you have to do alot of your own sending andbuying but if you build to his specs you cant go wrong im just opening my crate for the fuselage so right now i have to wait a bit before i begin on the engine i also have to nitride ithink the guy is in minnisota i spoke to him its about 300 dollars depending on what they do talk to you again joe
At 7:13pm on March 19, 2009, joseph aloof said…
hey jef are you looking into the corvair if so i was going to use the aerovee but after research and meeting ww in person he knows his stuff he has a great shop set up and as long as you follow his advice he will be there for you he has done all the homework r&dthe corvair is the way to go i already got my corvair to build im very excited i recieved my fuselage today im building the 701 with the 100 hp corvair let me know if i can help joe
At 12:35am on February 26, 2009, Stan Bearup said…
Thanks for your kind words, Jeff! Hopefully we will get chance to meet in person some day. The 601 XL is a great little plane. I have a couple of friends who are currently building them.


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