Peter Chapman
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  • Toronto, ON
  • Canada
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1980s Zenair brochures

I thought with Chris Heintz's passing, I would dig out the earliest Zenair brochures I could find, roughly back from the mid to end 1980s. Those old black and white advert flyers of Chris' are pretty crude but they showed off his range of planes.…
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Rotax 912
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Private Pilot
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Data analyst.
Aerospace engineering background.

The 601 HDS was built by my dad, Don Chapman, with my assistance, and first flew 1999.

mid 2021: Damaged, out of service...
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
Collingwood, Ontario

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At 6:59pm on November 15, 2021, Tom Geitner said…

Peter,  thanks for the quick reply.  I am however looking for a 100 hp 912.  Tom G.

At 7:42pm on March 5, 2018, Jim Hoak said…

Peter, I had almost forgotten about writing those articles. I not only installed the 1080 bungee but only installed ONE bungee on each of the main gear of my CH 601 HD. That eliminated the STIFF gear situation and provided a better ride. I just replaced the nose gear bungee for the second time in 20 years -  800 hrs. I plan to replace the main gear single bungees at my annual condition inspection this month. I operate normally on paved runways ( on grass once in a while ), but don't know what that may have to do with the service I've gotten. I'm satisfied with operating with a single 1080 on each main gear.

At 4:50pm on March 26, 2015, Bob McDonald said…

Great looking CH601HDS or HD? Clipped wings are HDS model.


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