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Aircraft Model
ZODIAC XL
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Jabiru
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Sport Pilot (or Ultralight)

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Zodiac 601XL First flight - reg 19-7075

Posted on June 13, 2010 at 3:06pm 12 Comments

Hi all – Mirko here from Melbourne. Finally - completed all of the required upgrades on the 601XL and have also successfully completed its first flight on Sunday. Could not wait any longer to tell all my friends, Zodiac members/builders/pilots/new comers and who ever is reading this, that this will be a memorable occasion. Man o…

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At 4:14pm on November 20, 2017, Ted Taylor said…

At 4:39pm on November 10, 2015, Alberto Martin said…

Hi there !!

Yes, I am alive. How are you my friend? How is live going?

At 12:44am on August 9, 2015, Darryl Legg said…

Hi Mirko,

I did realise I would have aft problems, I have put in a 6" rear cushion on both sides and a 4" bottom cushions, putting pilot arm back to 610 mm. I am also very careful with putting any weight in rear baggage area. I did think tho that the engine mount should be longer, but I really don't want to be going down that road with new cowls etc. Maybe bolt a lead weight to top of engine near dipstick? Anyway, would like to call but am OS for next 3 months and only have scratchy internet. Maybe later? Let me know how you go with this.

Cheers

Darryl

At 4:27am on June 25, 2011, Robert Emery said…

Congratulations Mirko,

I too flew my Zodiac CH 601 XLB first time today.  Apart from some heating issues (Jabiru 3300 CHT hotter on 2,4,6 side it flew greta.  Some fiddling to do.

I have it hangared at Cessnock.

Regards

Bob Emery

At 6:18pm on June 16, 2010, Paul Hammond said…
my plane has its own little shed beside our airstrip. by the way our strip is 27/09 about 4000feet long 36/18 is2000feet long all nice grass
At 2:35am on June 15, 2010, Paul Hammond said…
G'Day Mirco
I have about 100 hrs on my plane it is not far from the farm to lilydale Iwill have to come andsee you one day just give me acall one nice day and iwill fly over its 20 minutes away I will need permission to land at lilydale wont I
my number is 56220449 seeya Paul
At 7:28pm on June 13, 2010, Paul Hammond said…
good on ya mirko ,
good fun flying around , where abouts are you flying your test period from ,if you are close to drouin south you ware wellcome to fly in anytime
all the best paul
At 4:59am on March 1, 2010, Chris Sinfield said…
Mirko about time you joined up. welcome..
you going to come north to Natfly?
chris..
At 3:45am on February 28, 2010, Mirko said…

Hello Phill, I do - as you can see from the image, I have modified the rear turtle deck so as to incorporate a rollbar setup. I'm planning to add rear side windows after all my fly test have been completed. How'

s your project going?
At 5:51pm on February 27, 2010, Phill Barnes said…
Hi Mirko
How are you. Do you have some pics of your plane.

Regards
Phill Barnes
 
 
 

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