William D. Phillips
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Bending landing gear

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan Hill Jul 31. 4 Replies

Saw a utube on 801 upgrades where the builder had the standard gear rebent 2 degrees for each side and effectively straighten the legs. Looks good in the video. Anybody know where and who can bend…Continue

Setting wing incidence

Started this discussion. Last reply by James McFarland Jul 9. 4 Replies

Clamped the left wing onto my 801, but can’t find anywhere what the incidence is. Got the dihedral and plumb directions. How is incidence set? Thanks, Bill of Georgia Continue

Mounting wings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Niendorff Jun 22. 6 Replies

Hello fellow builders, I am about ready to mount the wings for my 801. The plans photos and instructions are a bit thin. Those of you that have mounted 701,750 & 801 wings I ask is there any…Continue

Top & side skin to firewall

Started this discussion. Last reply by Glenn Johnson Jun 18. 4 Replies

Hello fellow builders. It appears in several sections photos that show the forward edge of the top & side skins are bent around the edges of the firewall. Can not find where in the plans this is…Continue

 

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Bending landing gear

Saw a utube on 801 upgrades where the builder had the standard gear rebent 2 degrees for each side and effectively straighten the legs. Looks good in the video. Anybody know where and who can bend this thick gear? Thanks, Bill See More
Jul 29
William D. Phillips posted a discussion

Setting wing incidence

Clamped the left wing onto my 801, but can’t find anywhere what the incidence is. Got the dihedral and plumb directions. How is incidence set? Thanks, Bill of Georgia See More
Jul 5
William D. Phillips posted a discussion

Mounting wings

Hello fellow builders, I am about ready to mount the wings for my 801. The plans photos and instructions are a bit thin. Those of you that have mounted 701,750 & 801 wings I ask is there any valuable sage advise I should know? Tips or things to lookout for? Thanks, Bill of Georgia See More
Jun 19
Daniel Niendorff left a comment for William D. Phillips
"Hi, Sorry I missed your message a few weeks back. As for the no-slot-Flaperon, I did make my own. I based my design roughly on what Charles Liming has posted at http://www.liming.org/ch801/FHNSF.html I hope that helps! I would also love to have a…"
Jun 18
William D. Phillips posted a discussion

Top & side skin to firewall

Hello fellow builders. It appears in several sections photos that show the forward edge of the top & side skins are bent around the edges of the firewall. Can not find where in the plans this is called for nor do I know the best technique to perform this task. Who out there in builder land knows the answer? Also I suppose the 701, 750 & 801s are similar? Thanks Bill of Georgia See More
Jun 16
William D. Phillips posted a discussion

801 firewall to panel distance

Hello fellow builders, can’t find distance spand between the firewall to the instrument panel. Got the distance up(540) but need the spand withe. Who knows where it’s shown? Thanks, Bill of Georgia See More
Jun 11
William D. Phillips posted a discussion

Steering rod rubber boots

Hello, I have seen cabin photos where the builder used two rubber boots to in close the two steering rod running through the firewall to keep engine fumes/air from flowing into the cockpit. Anybody know where the rubber boots were purchased and a part number? Thanks for the help, Bill of Georgia building 801See More
Jun 7
William D. Phillips posted a discussion

801 Firewall Placement Confusion

Hello fellow airplane builders, I am confused by the difference in the written instructions and the many photos of the firewall attachment. At Forward Fuselage Assembly section 3 page 6 the written text Twice says “ firewall over hang past the front edge 2-3 mm past floor skin front edge” but the photo on page 6 and section 5 page 3 seems to show the bottom edge on the firewall to be flush with the floor skin? So where is the correct placement? Hope for some help, thanks from Bill of Georgia See More
May 14
Daniel Niendorff left a comment for William D. Phillips
"Thanks for making contact.  KOPN isn’t that far from me.  That would make good day trip one day this summer.  I’d love to meet up and swap notes, and see your 801 build. I’ll shoot you some possible dates as my work…"
Apr 25
Ted Taylor left a comment for William D. Phillips
"William, Used the stock banana hole that was provided by the factory. With proper fitting, it required no modification, at least on mine. —Ted"
Feb 19
William D. Phillips posted a discussion

Fishy No Slot Flap System

Hello, I am building the fuselage for my 801. Does anyone have plans, drawings and specs for the no slot flap system? I don’t want to cut a big banana slot in the side skin if I can make help it. Thanks, Bill Phillips CH 601 XLB (sold) RV-8a (flying) CH 801 (building)See More
Feb 13
William D. Phillips posted a discussion

Pitot tube placement

Can not find in 801 plans where the hole for the pitot tube should be drilled. Any body point me in right place. Thanks, Bill See More
Jan 4
Matt Ellis left a comment for William D. Phillips
"My apologies for the late response, as I just noticed this question. I’m afraid I don’t know the answer as I only just started my build and have only completed the rudder to date.  Sorry im not more help! Matt"
Dec 29, 2018

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STOL CH 801
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Lycoming
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Private Pilot
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
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At 8:24pm on June 18, 2019, Daniel Niendorff said…
Hi,

Sorry I missed your message a few weeks back. As for the no-slot-Flaperon, I did make my own. I based my design roughly on what Charles Liming has posted at http://www.liming.org/ch801/FHNSF.html
I hope that helps! I would also love to have a look at what you have designed for sliding seats. Send me an email directly at MyFirstName(Dan)@MyLastname.org. I’m in FL this week, and will be flying the 801 back up through GA on my way to Knoxville. Would be a good time to stop in and see your project, and you can look over the no-slat-Flaperon. Email your phone # and I’ll give you a call when I head back northbound.

Dan
At 4:27am on April 25, 2019, Daniel Niendorff said…

Thanks for making contact.  KOPN isn’t that far from me.  That would make good day trip one day this summer.  I’d love to meet up and swap notes, and see your 801 build. I’ll shoot you some possible dates as my work schedule develops.  My email is dan@[my last name].org. 

At 2:55pm on February 19, 2019, Ted Taylor said…

William, Used the stock banana hole that was provided by the factory. With proper fitting, it required no modification, at least on mine. —Ted

At 9:00am on December 29, 2018, Matt Ellis said…

My apologies for the late response, as I just noticed this question. I’m afraid I don’t know the answer as I only just started my build and have only completed the rudder to date. 

Sorry im not more help!

Matt

 
 
 

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