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MGL Discovery Lite problems

Started this discussion. Last reply by stephen hetz Nov 11, 2018. 4 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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MGL Discovery Lite problems

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) multiple times without successin solving the problem. The bottom line is that my MGL radio (V6) andDiscovery lite EFIS  work fine while my engine (Jabiru 3300) is off. Once I start theengine, the AHRS part of the EFIS quickly freezes, and my radio stopsworking. The intercom works, the numbers stay on…See More
Nov 8, 2018

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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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