Jim and Amelia Isaacs
  • Hazel Green, AL
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Jim and Amelia Isaacs's Discussions

New SB for the 912

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim and Amelia Isaacs Jan 17. 5 Replies

A new carburetor floats SB just came out, see the details here …Continue

One of those Unforgettable moments

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russell Johnson Oct 28, 2020. 2 Replies

Happened to me yesterday afternoon. Around five o’clock I’m standing in the kitchen. The weather has been wonderful for late October so the windows are open. I hear a muted rumbling noise. Probably a…Continue

September mishaps

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim and Amelia Isaacs Oct 8, 2020. 2 Replies

September was not a good month for us, two 750 mishaps. The good news according to the NTSB is no one was injured. Let’s be careful out there!Continue

Tennessee Tornadoes

Started Mar 8, 2020 0 Replies

Anyone experience any damage? This was a bad one that hit several airports. I fear this will affect all of us though when our annual insurance renewals come due.

 

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Zenith CH701 grass strip landing

Landing our Rotax 912UL powered 701 to the West at our backyard home field, 8AL7, 1,000 ft. length with trees at each end. Continuous turbulence on final, ne...
Feb 4
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a discussion
Dec 5, 2020
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a discussion

One of those Unforgettable moments

Happened to me yesterday afternoon. Around five o’clock I’m standing in the kitchen. The weather has been wonderful for late October so the windows are open. I hear a muted rumbling noise. Probably a Harley out on the nearby county road I thought, someone enjoying a ride on a pleasant Alabama afternoon. But as it grows louder it begins to sound more like an airplane. A large airplane. A large old airplane. Those are radial aircraft engines, my brain finally realizes. Large, loud, and multiple.…See More
Oct 27, 2020
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a discussion

September losses

September was not a good month for us, two 750 mishaps. The good news according to the NTSB is no one was injured. Let’s be careful out there!See More
Oct 5, 2020
Kevin Beriault left a comment for Jim and Amelia Isaacs
"Noticed you are using the 912UL engine (80 hp) how do you find the performance ? By chance do you remember what she weights in at ? thanks  Kevin"
Sep 6, 2020
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a discussion

Tennessee Tornadoes

Anyone experience any damage? This was a bad one that hit several airports. I fear this will affect all of us though when our annual insurance renewals come due.
Mar 8, 2020
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a discussion

701 Drawing 7H4-1 Stabilizer Skin

The drawing clearly states the top side of elevator skin is the side with 18mm bent flange with the trailing edge pointing up.  However, this make a very efficient trim tab that will deflect the elevator down, and induce a pitch down moment regardless of CG location or electric trim tab positioning.See More
Nov 17, 2019
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a discussion

Amateur-Built Aircraft Fabrication and Assembly Checklist in Excel

My DAR tells me I must complete one, anyone have an example?See More
Jun 29, 2019
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a discussion

IFly 740b Wanted

Anyone have a 740b they wish to sell? Thanks JimSee More
Jun 20, 2019
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a blog post

We are Registered!

We’re down to installing the ELT and weighing, then it’s time to apply for airworthiness See More
Jun 17, 2019
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Jun 9, 2019
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a status
"Got that cowling properly fit, only thing left is to purity it up"
Jun 9, 2019
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"Perry, sent you a message, we are quite limited on this page."
Jun 9, 2019
Perry Delano left a comment for Jim and Amelia Isaacs
"Hi Jim, Was there some information or advice that finally allowed you to decide on which Rotax engine to use. I believe you are using the 80 hp. Regards, Perry"
Jun 9, 2019
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Cowling work at 8AL7

May 15, 2019 from 6pm to 7pm
fittin’ and drillin’ last weekendSee More
May 15, 2019

Profile Information

Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701
Project Status
Flying
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Engine installed (or plan to install)
Rotax 912
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Have already built an airplane
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Commercial / CFI
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
Finished our build in July 2019 after three years and two months of weekends. Flying from our back yard airport 8AL7 in North Alabama.
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
8AL7 We're charted! Our back yard is an FAA-registered airfield

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At 9:21am on September 6, 2020, Kevin Beriault said…

Noticed you are using the 912UL engine (80 hp) how do you find the performance ? By chance do you remember what she weights in at ? 
thanks 

Kevin

At 10:20am on June 9, 2019, Perry Delano said…

Hi Jim,

Was there some information or advice that finally allowed you to decide on which Rotax engine to use. I believe you are using the 80 hp.

Regards,

Perry

At 5:34am on November 8, 2018, Jack Rock said…

The ELT is available.

Jack

At 2:16pm on June 28, 2016, Mark A Phillips said…

Hi Jim & Amelia- looks like y'all are already well on your way- enjoy the journey!

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We are Registered!

Posted on June 17, 2019 at 6:36pm 2 Comments

We’re down to installing the ELT and weighing, then it’s time to apply for airworthiness 

and, wing root skins installed

Posted on June 9, 2019 at 6:01pm 0 Comments

Cowling done except for paint

Posted on June 9, 2019 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

First engine run

Posted on May 5, 2019 at 6:33pm 2 Comments

 
 
 

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