I was sorry to hear you say that the powers that be make flying so difficult in the UK. I spent a couple of years piloting race cars in Europe, based in Norfolk, many years ago. I had a girlfriend in Elmswell, Suffolk. I love Suffolk and now that I have a Zodiac I was thinking how great it would be to fly there one day. Hope things get better for you and we'll all get to see some aerial photos of Constable country.
Try using a CESSNA vented wing fuel cap to get rid of the fuel smell inthe cockpit. I assume you have the standard original 60L header tank. I have a CH601HD and that is how I fixed the problem...unless there is a leaking header tank or fuel line? See my CH750 blog on the fuel cap leaking.
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