Jim Palmer
  • Saltillo, MS
  • United States
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Aircraft Model
ZODIAC CH 650
Project Status
Just started
Building From
Partial kit
Building Experience
No Experience
Flying Experience
Private Pilot
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I am a professional photographer, film maker and former shop teacher. I have no experience with aircraft building but I have never let stupidity stop me before so why let it stop me now.

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Chasing perfection

Posted on August 18, 2012 at 9:14pm 11 Comments

Drilled and clecoed my right wing top skin yesterday. Today I turned the wing over, jiged it up and drilled the bottom skin. Rechecked all measurements with main spar at 9 degrees and both spars centered bubble level. All measurements were exact except one spar tip was off 1mm. I just can't seem to get anything perfect!

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At 3:03pm on December 12, 2011, Tim Smart said…
Welcome to the club & good luck with your build.
 
 
 

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