Ken Podaima
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  • Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701, Other Zenith
Project Status
Flying
Building From
Plans-only
Building Experience
Have already built an airplane
Flying Experience
Private Pilot
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
Electronics Tech./ University of Manitoba/Retired

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At 1:27pm on July 26, 2011, John Marzulli said…

Where did you get the spring loaded steering rods from? How do you like them?

 

Thanks,

-John

At 11:40am on January 2, 2011, Geoffrey Alexander said…

Ken, I really like your shock absorbing nose gear stearing rods. I am going to make a set of these for my 640 and was wondering if you had a part number and source for the springs.

Thanks

Geoffrey Alexander

At 8:48am on November 12, 2010, Tim Delf said…
Ken,
Thanks for the info on your fuel system. I am setting up mine as a gravity system and will tie the tail down to the ground and check the flow in the next few days. On the paint, I used PPG DP48LF Epoxy Primer and PPG Valstar Acrylic Enamel in Chrome Yellow for the finish coat. The primer is kind of an off white color and looked so good I almost did not paint it yellow. I picked this paint because of cost (less than $700 total) and it has a reputation of being easy to spray.
At 7:22pm on November 11, 2010, Ken Podaima said…
Thanks Tim
Yours looks like it's not far from flying.
Mine is a gravity feed each tank can be controlled separately. So far no problems after 27 hours. I did leave a spot in my system where I can easily install a pump and small header tank if necessary. I have noticed a crossflow if both outboard tanks are on at the same time.

Nice paint job,what paint system did you use? I plan to paint mine Cub yellow with dark gray trim using the Stewart paint system.
At 11:00pm on November 10, 2010, Tim Delf said…
Ken,
Congratulations on finishing and flying. I am plans building and using the Cont. O-200 as well. Did you use a gravity fuel system or a fuel pump?
At 12:23pm on May 29, 2010, Ed Ulrich said…
Thanks Ken,

I hope this is THE summer... but we'll see. I've always said I wouldn't "rush" this project, but it is getting a little silly how long this is taking me. But... I'm still enjoying it, so it all good...

Maybe we'll see you around this summer... Take Care, Ed.
At 10:29pm on December 12, 2009, David Orr said…
Hey Ken, The center of the crank to the ground is about 44 1/4".
At 7:19am on November 15, 2009, Roger Latour said…
Hi Ken, Thanks for the info, I need all the help I can get, I'm new at this game. It is nice to see that there is support out there. Thank you, Roger
At 10:20am on October 28, 2009, Perry delano said…
Ken,

Have you been using the homebuilt help brake.

Regards,

Perry Delano
At 6:53am on October 25, 2009, Kevin McCune said…
Now you have me thinking.... Oh well, electrical outlets and trim in the basement and my wife says I can get back to building my silly airplane. So I better get to it. Keep us posted.
Kevin
 
 
 

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