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

Fuse holder panel holes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim and Amelia Isaacs May 18. 15 Replies

I am leaning toward using panel mounted fuses for my 701 build based on simplicity, weight, and cost but all the holders require a D shaped mounting hole and the tools I can find to make said holes…Continue

HUD flying anyone?

Started Feb 14 0 Replies

Anyone flying with the Hudly or any other HUD? I am imagining significant advantages here for 300 bucks.  Most important is the ability to stay eyes out on final. I did some snooping around online…Continue

Rotax with Zipper big bore experience

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim and Amelia Isaacs Dec 10, 2017. 3 Replies

Anyone out there flying an 80 hp Rotax 912 with the zipper kit? Looking for some feedback based on long term (say, a few hundred hours) experience. thanksContinue

Wanted Instrument Hole Punch

Started Sep 18, 2017 0 Replies

Anyone have an instrument hole punch set (3 1/8 and 2 inch) laying about they wish to sell?ThanksContinue

 

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"Our helper naps a lot"
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"Putting up the header beams"
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"Sliding hangar doors have arrived"
Jun 6
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Jun 6
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"...and bought a "paint booth", ordered a hangar door system we will install this Summer; will have to wait until Fall to pain, too humid now"
May 28
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"Also have been designing the instrument panel switch and circuit breaker layout and placarding"
May 28
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"Not much progress this month, waiting on Stewart Sys to mix my custom paint color, and it's Spring so been working on the airport property"
May 28
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a discussion

Fuse holder panel holes

I am leaning toward using panel mounted fuses for my 701 build based on simplicity, weight, and cost but all the holders require a D shaped mounting hole and the tools I can find to make said holes cost so much it all but negates the cost savings over using breakers.   Any ideas? ThanksJimSee More
May 15
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a status
"Spent last weekend Harley raking, grooming, seeding, scattering straw, and rolling a portion of the sod strip while waiting on paint"
Apr 25
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Apr 14
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"Disassembled aircraft to prepare for paint and built a rotisserie to make the job easier"
Apr 14
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Mar 10
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"installed a 750 top window and ribs"
Mar 10
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"Trimming the windshield on the bench"
Mar 2

Profile Information

Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701
Project Status
Other
Building From
Kit
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Rotax 912
Building Experience
No Experience
Flying Experience
Commercial / CFI
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
I'd estimate about halfway complete as of July 2017. All we lack is finishing up! Plan to operate from my back yard grass strip
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
8AL7 We're charted! Our back yard is an FAA-registered airfield!

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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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