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My little test flight crash last year wiped out both wing tanks. I'm not there yet, but I'll soon be ready for tank installation. Does anyone have a pair of 601XL tanks they'd like to dispose of? I'd…Continue
I've read what I could find on cutting foam for the Zenith seats (in particular, the XL). Maybe I looked in the wrong places, but I found a lot of good information on the construction detail of the…Continue
I noted the posting elsewhere in this forum offering an Aerocarb carburetor, and the device appealed to me. However, it requires a reversing throttle control, which seems to usually be limited to…Continue
I moved my 601XLB to the airport a couple of months ago for final assembly. A week or so ago, I took my grandson along while I did some measurements for the seat cushions. He wanted to sit in the cockpit, which was fine by me. When I turned around, I found him making very careful, but of course meaningless measurements, along the top of the pilot side.
I don't think he really understands what we're doing, but I figure the early exposure to airplanes can't hurt anything.…Continue
I may be repeating what everyone else already knows, but just in case....
I've priced O200 baffles, and even the units built by other than Cessna were pricey, probably due to the FAA paperwork. The cheapest I found were around $800. That's a lot of money for a little aluminum, and a bit of seal.
Whilst browsing through my library, I happened to scan my copy of the late Tony Bingelis' "Firewall Forward." Inside, I found a scalable pattern for O-200…Continue