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Paint schemes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim and Amelia Isaacs Sep 11, 2019. 2 Replies

I previewed a lot of different paint schemes that I saw on this forum.  Unfortunately, most were just the profile view, and didn't include either the top or bottom view.  I really wanted to see how…Continue

XCOM 760 radio problem

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Hankamp Feb 28, 2019. 16 Replies

Can anyone explain EXACTLY how to set up an XCOM 760 transceiver push to talk (PTT) button? I have the PTT lead (7) coming out the 15 pin connector on the back of the radio connected to the PTT metal…Continue

MGL Discovery Lite problems

Started this discussion. Last reply by stephen hetz Jun 6, 2019. 14 Replies

Although my 750 flies very well (I have 50+ hours on it), I continue to           have problems with my MGL panel. I have talked to both Matt at MGL and Wayneat composite designs (LSA power panel)…Continue


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Paint schemes

I previewed a lot of different paint schemes that I saw on this forum.  Unfortunately, most were just the profile view, and didn't include either the top or bottom view.  I really wanted to see how the wings would look along with the fuselage.  I finally tumbled to using the three view schematic provided with the plans.  I reduced this to a regular notebook page size.  Then I got some colored pens and markers and started playing with a few different schemes.  I sketched a half dozen or so…See More
Sep 8, 2019

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Finished the rudder workshop after completing the CH 750 with my wife at the Zenith factory in Mexico, MO. Interested in the discussions concerning the 750 build as well as power plant options. Plan to purchase the kit in a month or two.***Kit purchased on 1/24/2016**** Special airworthiness certificate issued 22 Dec 2018. First flight 6 January 2018!
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At 1:35am on February 1, 2016, Jon Crew said…

I am currently in Zapata Tx.  

My 750 airframe is complete.  

As far as a shop, hang your air and electrical from above.  Build your bench as long as you can from the crate that Zenith sends you.  Use a slightly slanted vertical sheet for storing the aluminum sheets.  

Once you make me a friend, I will pm pictures of my set up. with more details.  spend the money on a palm drill, about 120 now from florida, worth its weight in gold after 30000 holes.  I have built two airplanes.

get back to you later.


At 8:42pm on January 22, 2016, dan glaze said…

Stephen I am almost done with the air frame, found support to be very good, never had any problem getting Roger or Sabastian on the phone if needed. great people to work with. I have been to 6 open house events and hope to fly my plane there this year. I cant believe that anyone had support problems. the builder site is also an excellent asset to anyone building, happy building!!!   dan 


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