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ZODIAC CH 601
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Sport Pilot (or Ultralight)
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At 8:22am on January 7, 2014, Rick George said…

Martins,

Yes, I designed and build them. I followed ideas from a number of other designs. I also read the report completed in 1947 on ski design by the National Research Council of Canada - "The Snow Characteristics of Aircraft Skis". by George J. Klein. It is available on the internet (free) by Googling the title. They are lighter than most skis - 20 pounds each for the mains and 21 pounds for the nose including all attach hardware. I have been test flying them. I need to increase the height of the forward tip by an inch to help the tips climb on top of the snow and I need to increase the nose up flight attitude by about a degree or two. I hope to make these changes this week and test them again this weekend.

At 11:55am on January 6, 2014, Frank Savignac said…

 Hi Martins, these ski's are made by www. Turbulence.ca. Frank

 
 
 

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