August 2020 Blog Posts (6)

Still at it.

Finished riveting rear fuselage. Working on cabin floor and sides now. Pictures coming soon.

Added by James H Skaggs on August 21, 2020 at 2:50am — 1 Comment

What's In Your Garage?

Avemco insurance is currently running the above print ad in Kitplanes magazine, featuring builder Jono Lind working on his STOL CH 750 Super Duty in his home garage in Washington. The ad reminds builders that their homeowner's insurance may not cover their kit aircraft project that is in…

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Added by Zenith Aero on August 14, 2020 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

"The Wheels On My Plane Go Up and Down"

[Paul Gabehart, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, sent us this "builder report" on the day he received his FAA airworthiness certificate, which was just 7 months, 3 weeks from the date he picked up the kit at the factory and attended the hands-on Zenith rudder workshop class. He modestly says "I really did not intend on building in what I understand is a short time. I found building was like drinking a milkshake: Taking your time can be a challenge when it tastes so so…

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Added by Zenith Aero on August 12, 2020 at 3:30pm — 6 Comments

Corvair Engine Wrangling

How a noob learns to move a heavy short block onto an engine stand when working alone:

https://corvair750.com/diary/08-09-2020-wrangle-the-short-block/

Added by Skip Rhudy on August 11, 2020 at 10:25am — 2 Comments

Fuesalage side cut outs

Hi,
Cutting out the side window openings on my 750 but can't find any info in the drawings about the location of the banana shaped cut outs for the flaperon connections,can anyone help,
Regards To All
Tom Carlin

Added by Thomas carlin on August 5, 2020 at 7:18pm — 6 Comments

Empennage Done

Empennage stuff largely done. Maybe not "done done", but 99.9%. I'm not connecting the stabilizer and elevator yet. I'll be off to Zenith soon to pick up the other parts of the kit. A 13 hour drive ... but I've been wanting to visit Zenith since I first discovered them 15 years (or longer) ago. Demo flight? By all means ; )

https://corvair750.com/diary/08-01-2020-empennage-riveted/

Added by Skip Rhudy on August 1, 2020 at 4:20pm — No Comments

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