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Added by Damon Brantley on November 24, 2016 at 8:32pm — No Comments
Below is a list of some tools I have found useful while scratchbuilding. Some of these I already had because I have machine tools, but have been very useful for building my plane.
1. Magnets- Neodymium magnets work great for holding parts together for doing test fit ups. Wrap magnets in duct tape with extra hanging off as a tab to grab onto them.
2. Steel sheet- Laying steel sheet on my workbench and magnets to hold aluminum and layout tools in place. I use 20…Continue
I am interested in changing from the wingtips provided in the CH 750 Cruzer kit to winglets.
Perhaps you might be able to steer me to further information.
The Cruzer kit is the absolute best in the business, and your efforts toward improving it are clearly visible.
Added by Ronald LeBlanc on November 22, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Today, November 21, is Chris' 78th birthday. While most of you know Chris or are familiar with him and his work, I know many new Zenith builders and owners are not as familiar (since his retirement about six years ago) so below I am sharing an article written by aviation writer and friend Jim Cavanaugh in 2011 for the "Zeniths to Oshkosh" celebrations honoring Chris Heintz at EAA AirVenture.…
Hi, Just bought a 701 in Texas with approx 120 hrs. I would like to connect with another 701 owner in southern Arizona. The plane will move out of my garage to Norgales International airport within the next month or so.. Is anyone out there? Thanks, Allan West 520 400 4161
Added by Chris Boultinghouse on November 20, 2016 at 9:50pm — No Comments
Finished canopy frame and latches
Added by Chet Lundy on November 11, 2016 at 10:49pm — No Comments
Added by Chris M. Brammer, Jr. on November 11, 2016 at 8:57pm — No Comments
|Deane Philip installing his Honda based Viking 130 in the CH-701|
Viking promised the DUC propeller company to test their Carbon fiber blades and hub system. We have now made one flight and so far so good. Initial…
Added by Jan Eggenfellner on November 7, 2016 at 2:31pm — No Comments
My focus for the last few months has been to complete spar construction.Most of the holes were drilled and match drilled into the doublers using my mill to insure that the holes were perpendicular. However some holes near the root were left deliberately left undone because of uncertainty in the plans. .Once the spar was clecoed together I had a better understanding of the hole locations and needed to drill those out.
Despite my best efforts it was not going to be practical to…Continue
Added by Damon Brantley on November 6, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments