Robin Michael Dawe
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corrosion protection when building?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Austin Sep 22. 6 Replies

Question about corrosion protection.  When building a STOL 701, do you paint each piece before riveting the pieces together to prevent corrosion between the assembly?   OR Best practice, to pop rivet…Continue

 

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Questions about STOL 701's

TWO questions:1. If I build a 701 with the folding wing option, is there any builder option that I should / must fore go ?  Like wing gas tanks?   Any advice about the folding wing option ?  Thumbs up or thumbs down ?2. Most photos I have seen of STOL 701's show standard two blade props.  Anybody have any experience with a three blade props?See More
Oct 20
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corrosion protection when building?

Question about corrosion protection.  When building a STOL 701, do you paint each piece before riveting the pieces together to prevent corrosion between the assembly?   OR Best practice, to pop rivet first and then spray the whole completed assembly?Is the best corrosion paint still  the oldzinc chromate? ( the green paint)  Is there something newer and better now?RobSee More
Sep 18

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STOL CH 701
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Engine installed (or plan to install)
Rotax 912iS
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Sport Pilot (or Ultralight)
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Fremont, MI

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Questions about STOL 701's

Posted on October 20, 2021 at 8:45pm 5 Comments

TWO questions:

1. If I build a 701 with the folding wing option, is there any builder option that I should / must fore go ?  Like wing gas tanks?   Any advice about the folding wing option ?  Thumbs up or thumbs down ?

2. Most photos I have seen of STOL 701's show standard two blade props.  Anybody have any experience with a three blade props?

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