Bob Fairbanks
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  • Manchester Township, NJ
  • United States
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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 750
Project Status
Nearly done
Building From
Kit
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Jabiru
Building Experience
No Experience
Flying Experience
None
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
Private pilot / student pilot with 125 Hours on & off over a 5 year period. Had to stop after losing my job. I'm a retired machinist, cnc programer. At 67 I didn't want to take a chance of being denied a medical, so I figured I would build a plane and then get a sport pilot ticket.

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Fuel system help

Posted on January 24, 2014 at 8:34pm 9 Comments

If anybody could help I would appreciate it.

My 750 is nearly complete at as a kit.  When I built the wings I ran the supply fuel lines at the lower fitting and the vent line to the fuel tank on the opposite side on top of the tank. At the time I didn’t consider what type of engine I was going to install. Now that I have decided to install a fuel injected engine, I realize that I need use the vent lines I ran  for the return of the fuel to the tanks. But because there are only two…

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Start of my 750 project.

Posted on November 23, 2012 at 10:44pm 1 Comment

Well, I received my CH-750 last week. I felt like an eight year old on Chistmas day. I started with the horizontal stabelizer. After I clecoed the skeleton together with the copper clecos, I realized after clecoing the skin to the top side more was needed in order to finish the botton side of the skin. I didn't realize there wouldn't be enough supplied in the kit.

So I ordered 125 more and a few other tools I thought might be needed in the future. I should receive them next monday and…

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