Richard Jones
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Best Bang for the Buck $$$

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Jones Dec 16, 2017. 3 Replies

Have 84 + flight hours on my Viking 130 powered CH-601 xlb.Viking 130 sarts ease, runnins smooth and burns 5.4 gallons of car gas.In my book this is a Grrrrrrr* combinationContinue

SOLD: Firewall Forward 2700cc Corvair for a CH601

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Jones Mar 24, 2016. 2 Replies

* WW 2700cc Corvair engine with 50 + hours* WW motor mount* WW stainless steel exhaust* WW steel intake* J S Wesseman baffle kit* J S Wesseman cowling kit* Van's 13" spinner* MA3-SPA carb* 66" Warp…Continue

Fiberglass nosebowl for Corvair engine

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Jones May 13, 2014. 2 Replies

Need help on obtaining a fiberglass nosebowl - William Wynne doesn't seem to support his catalogContinue

SOLD 4 Sale ANDAIR 3 way fuel selector valve

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayne Koski Jul 19, 2014. 7 Replies

Zodiac XL manual on drawing no. 6-K-2 calls for a 3way fuel selector valve ANDAIR Ball Valve p/n FS20F3-F. For sale ANDAIR 3 way fuel selector valve (left-right-off) s/n 11143. $125.00 + shipping  Continue

 

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Dynon GPS-251 antenna

Looking to buy a Dynon GPS-251 for my Dynon EFIS-D100See More
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CH-601 with Viking 130 engine

18MO – C17 – 18MO CH-601xlb with Viking 130 engine trip to Marion, Iowa (C17)On 6 July 2018 was able to fly my CH-601 to Marion, Iowa (C17) and back. Got to visit with my younger brother and wife. It was as always a special visit. I’m so lucky to be able do this on a day when his health is good. That is why I enjoy my CH-601 equipped with the Viking 130 engine. My original engine failed me twice on trying to make this journey. Have about 91 hours on the Viking 130 turning a Whirlwind prop.…See More
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New paint

New paint job and vinyl wrap for N624RJ a Viking 130 powered CH-601xlb
Jun 26
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Best Bang for the Buck $$$

Have 84 + flight hours on my Viking 130 powered CH-601 xlb.Viking 130 sarts ease, runnins smooth and burns 5.4 gallons of car gas.In my book this is a Grrrrrrr* combinationSee More
Dec 13, 2017

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ZODIAC XL
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Corvair
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retired from Mcdonnell/Douglas
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Dynon GPS-251 antenna

Posted on July 11, 2018 at 10:14pm 2 Comments

Looking to buy a Dynon GPS-251 for my Dynon EFIS-D100

CH-601 with Viking 130 engine

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

18MO – C17 – 18MO

CH-601xlb with Viking 130 engine trip to Marion, Iowa (C17)

On 6 July 2018 was able to fly my CH-601 to Marion, Iowa (C17) and back. Got to visit with my younger brother and wife. It was as always a special visit. I’m so lucky to be able do this on a day when his health is good. That is why I enjoy my CH-601 equipped with the Viking 130 engine.

My original engine failed me twice on trying to make this journey.

Have about 91 hours on the Viking 130…

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Great visit with Charles Leonard

Posted on March 4, 2012 at 9:50am 0 Comments

Very informative visit with Charles about his Corvair powered 601XL.

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At 9:42am on April 17, 2013, jim miller said…

Hi richard

i made the boots from siliconized fiberglass fire cloth you can get it at welding supply store .we use it at my shop to protect delicate parts when welding above them like a drop cloth .its very flexable and just wont burn ,i just sewed a offset cone and mouted it to the fire wall with a stainless flange and some pop rivets

At 8:52am on May 17, 2012, Erwin Beckman (Rick) said…

    Hi,Richard,

            I have a web site w/ all my pics. www.rickbeckmanszodiac601xlb.com . I am running a Jabiru 3300 and a Prince P-Tip prop that is 58 X 48. Paint job is my own design and I did all the paint, including the flames. I, also, did the upholstery, panel, etc.  I don't mean to sound braggy, just stating the facts. I was determined from the start to do it all myself. Just sayin'...

At 5:35pm on February 13, 2012, Valerie Westedt said…

Hi Richard,

We are putting a Corvair engine with a Warp Drive prop.  I am building the plane and my husband Craig is building the engine.  I think we will be using the Dynon system.  I havent made a decission on that yet.

Val

At 9:52am on June 27, 2011, Patrick Hoyt said…
I don't think he sells stuff.  He's another builder.  He might have contact info on his web site if you have questions for him.
At 11:29pm on January 19, 2011, Mark Gardner said…
Thanks for the invite and nice words Richard!  I hope some day I can take you up on that!  Im the new kid on the block and Im still waiting to get my plane parts.  Hope to be home and working on it after Feb. 25th.  1700mi. drive to get her home...  Argh.
 
 
 

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