Lindsay Pennell
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  • Chesham, Buckinghamshire
  • United Kingdom
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STOL CH 750
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Private pilot SEPL (FAA & UK CAA); Freelance software testing consultant

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Moving from trial to real project

Posted on September 15, 2012 at 2:44pm 1 Comment

About a year ago, after spending time investigating a number of options for kit aircraft, I decided to get the rudder kit from Zenith via the UK (South) agent Gary Johnson. It took me a long time to build the rudder through being busy with work and other interests, and having to acquire tools along the way. Recently I got to the stage of having the rudder completed and primed except for riveting the skins on; I took it to Gary, in his capacity as Inspector for the Light Aircraft Association…

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At 3:39am on September 16, 2012, Tony Oliver said…

Hi Lindsay,

No problem if you would like to visit.   I don't really count myself as an experienced builder.   However. I did build one aircraft some 30 years ago - but work interferes
greatly with one's hobbies!

I am making progress with the 750, however   . I have made the rudder, horizontal stabilizer, elevator, trimmer, the four parts of the slats, the four parts of the elevators, and I waiting for Gary to inspect so that I can put the final tops skins on the wings ... so making progress. Sprayed a lot of epoxy, also. Space is a real problem - but I am managing - with parts stored everywhere, including the house and 'structurally finished'
items suspended from the roof of the garage and car port.

Good luck,

Tony O

At 10:13am on September 13, 2012, Tony Oliver said…

Hi Lindsay.   What stage are you at in your CH750 story?   Best regards.   Tony Oliver

 
 
 

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