Terry, I just got my wing kit in. Finished the slats, flaperons, rudder, horizontal stabilizer and elevator. Getting ready to put it all together to complete the wings. Come on over if you want to take a close look at all the wing parts before I start assembly. I'm in town this holiday weekend. Not too far away at 2636 E Melrose, Gilbert, (off Germann just east of Greenfield). Just thought you'd like to see my kit parts to help you with your scratch building. Todd 480-988-0890 cell.
I'm still all over the map on the engine. I like the idea of the Corvair. All the Jabiru installations I have seen give the plane excellent power for the mountain region we live in, but they all still face heat issues which I worry would be even worse here in AZ. I'm watching the new "Viking" honda engine which has a very nice CH750 application (firewall forward kit) and a very reasonable cost...but it is just now being installed in the real world. I'm going to watch that engine over this year and if it performs well, may consider it strongly because it's water cooling and 120 HP would sure be nice where I fly throughout AZ and UT. Come over and see the progress on my plane some time. My cell ph is 480-988-0890 and address is 2636 E Melrose St., Gilbert AZ 85297.
Hi Terry. Just reaching out as I'm located in Gilbert (Germann and Greenfield) and am starting the wings on my CH750. I've completed the rudder, Horizontal stabilizer, elevator, wing slats and am nearly complete on the flaperons. I'm taking the component kit approach. I see you are scratch/plans building. I'd love to meet and ask about any tips, techniques, or tools you've found particularly helpful.
Hi Terry, looks like you plan on the power of chevy? let me tell you now that the plans leave a lot up to interpitation, you realy have to search to see where all the holes go. I started with the rudder then went to the fuselage, mainly because I only have a 4ft. brake and the tail needs 8 1/2 ft. and about 8 ft for the wings. I'll cross that brige when I get there. I have a few things I've gotten from Zenair (main gear legs and longerons) most of the parts are fair priced but I do have more fun building parts than goinging to work to make more money to buy parts. have any Questions I'll try to answer. HAVE FUN
How are things in AZ... I have not been in AZ since 2007, spent the month of Feb there with my son who worked in Stockdale area there for a short time for... about 6 months. Would be nice to get bak for a visit... great country!
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