Michael J. Festa Sr
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  • Schaumburg, IL
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Started Aug 20, 2010 0 Replies

Sir, What is your email address??               I am interested in your Carb.                Mike Festa                 festacholi@comcast.netContinue

What is your email address???

Started Aug 20, 2010 0 Replies

Sir,      I am interested in your AeroCarb. How can I contact you. No email was listed in your ad.                     Mike Festa                      festacholi@comcast.netContinue

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Michael J. Festa Sr posted a status
"Trying to mount my rudder, but does NOT line up with the fuselage. Brackets are correct. but rudder is off to the pilots side quite a bit."
Mar 3, 2018
Michael J. Festa Sr posted a blog post

I have a Roy Built, Roy 5th bearing, 100 horse 1965 Corvair. Swinging a 2 blade 72" Prop.

My Aircraft will be slightly slower due to the drag of my STOL type aircraft. So, maybe 75-85 will berealistic as an expectation. About to finish my fuel tanks this spring and a goal for me is that the wings MUST be on this summer. It was a pleasure to read about this Corvair powered 601. I believe that the Corvair is a real performer, and I believe that it is very useable and safe powerplant in the Zenith kits.Thanks to William Wynn and the people in Florida in keeping this powerplant an…See More
Mar 8, 2016
Dr. Edward L. Olds III left a comment for Michael J. Festa Sr
"Mike, Glad to have you aboard the group.  It is a great project, but you will find the guys and gals are a huge help. Ed"
Sep 24, 2011
Michael J. Festa Sr posted discussions
Aug 20, 2010
Michael J. Festa Sr is now a member of Zenith Aircraft Builders and Flyers
Jan 22, 2010

Profile Information

Aircraft Model
STOL CH 750
Project Status
Nearly done
Building From
Kit
Your website (about your aircraft...)
http://festacholi@gmail.com
Building Experience
Have worked on airplanes before
Flying Experience
None
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
A & P Mechanic United Air Lines. For 40 years. Retired 2003.

New Email address:festacholi@att.net.

As of September 2010, Rudder is done. Stab & Elevator is done. Sklats and flaperons are done.
Wings next. Health is good, spirit is good, keep on building. Peace to all.

Michael J. Festa Sr's Blog

I have a Roy Built, Roy 5th bearing, 100 horse 1965 Corvair. Swinging a 2 blade 72" Prop.

Posted on March 8, 2016 at 12:18pm 0 Comments

My Aircraft will be slightly slower due to the drag of my STOL type aircraft. So, maybe 75-85 will be

realistic as an expectation. About to finish my fuel tanks this spring and a goal for me is that the wings MUST be on this summer. It was a pleasure to read about this Corvair powered 601. I believe that the Corvair is a real performer, and I…

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Plz add me as a friend

Posted on July 31, 2011 at 11:52pm 0 Comments

Patrick,

         Please add me as your friend, I would be honored to be added to your list. Thanks, Pat & Peace

 

                        Mike Festa CC20

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At 5:27pm on May 4, 2014, Patrick Hoyt said…
Hey Mike, I put my ground bus on the cabin side of the firewall, and the 'always hot' bus on the side of the fuselage near my left knee, and the 'everything else' bus just forward of that.

Pat Hoyt
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At 10:59am on October 31, 2012, Thomas Jackson said…

Mike, your doing a great job on you 750. The work is professional quality. I hope to fly in with the 701 as soon as the weather breaks. We will have to form our own dawn patrol as soon as you and Vic finish your planes. Keep up the good work.

Tom

At 7:41pm on September 24, 2011, Dr. Edward L. Olds III said…

Mike,

Glad to have you aboard the group.  It is a great project, but you will find the guys and gals are a huge help.

Ed

At 11:43pm on January 30, 2010, Michael J. Festa Sr said…
Bought a 701 rudder from a friend who had two. I updated this rudder to 750 specs according to Zenith with a new spar that was .032" from the original thickness. It is now ready to install asap when I get my kit finished in the near future.
 
 
 

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