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Painting / coating of cowling

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Hopwood Jan 1. 1 Reply

Routing of antenna cables

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martin Pohl Apr 19, 2013. 6 Replies

 

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Painting / coating of cowling

I need to get my cowling painted (see picture below). Any idea how this can done best (foliation, paint, yellow paint/black foliation)?MartinSee More
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"Hi Martin, I am sure you would have loved to fly along with Doug and I to Copperstate. We did hours of low altitude flying in NV & UT. I did a google search on my N number a few weeks ago and got a hit on your vacation blog from about 10 years…"
Oct 28, 2017

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Aircraft Model
ZODIAC XL
Project Status
Nearly done
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Kit
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Rotax 912
Your website (about your aircraft...)
http://www.pohltec.ch/ZodiacXL/main.html
Building Experience
No Experience
Flying Experience
Commercial / CFI
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
Aircraft Accident Investigator, Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board STSB
20 years of Airline Flying (Swissair and Lufthansa) on Airbus A300/A310/A32x/A330/A340/A340-600, now part-time on a Challenger CL-604
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
LSZK (Speck-Fehraltorf, Switzerland)

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Pneumatic rivet squeezer for wing spar modification CH601XL-B

Posted on April 26, 2014 at 4:24pm 1 Comment

I am currently searching for a good yoke (for a 6000lbs pneumatic rivet squeezer) that allows me to squeeze the wing spar rivets for the CH601XL-B modification.

What yoke gap and reach are necessary? Does anybody know where I can buy such a yoke? Averytools only has smaller size yokes that won't fit/reach over the L-spar-angle.

Martin

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At 8:53pm on October 28, 2017, Stephen R. Smith said…

Hi Martin, I am sure you would have loved to fly along with Doug and I to Copperstate. We did hours of low altitude flying in NV & UT.

I did a google search on my N number a few weeks ago and got a hit on your vacation blog from about 10 years ago, which was still up on the internet.

Take care, Steve & Doug

At 12:21pm on August 16, 2009, Roy Visona` said…
Hi Martin! Yes we have Alex's top gun 601XL and what a great job he did with it! Alex is a wonderful person and a great friend!
Our airport is located at the foothills of the small dolomite mountains. I can estimate a few hours from Lugano.
We would love to have you for the Fly -In on 27 Sept, if not stay in touch for when you move here.
Cheers!

Roy
At 6:45pm on May 6, 2009, Stephen R. Smith said…
Hello Martin,

I was hoping my trip would be inspirational. Get that plane finished then go have some fun!

Steve
At 1:49am on February 25, 2009, Martin Pohl said…
Hey Mark, SnF2009, unfortunately not... We plan to be in FL in summer again only. Although - if I tell Pascale and the kids about the Strawberries, they might change their mind :-)))).
At 2:46pm on February 24, 2009, Mark Townsend said…
Martin, are you comming to Sun-n-Fun? I have strawberries for Flori
At 9:22am on January 12, 2009, Stephen R. Smith said…
Hello Martin,

Thanks for the kind comment on my 601. I sure enjoy flying it. I recall your visit back in summer of 2007. My plane was very new then. I found your website one day many months ago because you have a picture of my plane with the N number. Nice vacation pictures you have posted there!

Get that plane in the Air!

Take care, Steve
 
 
 

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