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I just started my new kit last weekend, just drilling and fitting the rudder skeleton. Decided that I would alodine everything before priming since I now live in the beach. Had to order the Alumiprep and alodine, they arrived yesterday, so I am looking forward to making good progress this weekend.
Added by Todd Osborne on November 30, 2017 at 11:48pm — No Comments
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This is a video that a good friend made of the first flight of my 650. It is powered by 2850cc 110hp covair. I have 23 hours on the plane now and have no problems. The link is https://vimeo.com/231398395 and the password is tallyho.
I accumulated this over 5 years and 4 months. Annuals have been non-events for the airframe - finally had to install new brake pads during my recent annual and that's about it for parts over 5 years! At about 100 hrs I did replace the 800 series tires with 600 series, but that was just personal preference. They look like they'll be good for one more…Continue
BROWN AND NEAL EACH OWN AND FLY VIKING POWERED…Continue
Added by Jan Eggenfellner on November 23, 2017 at 8:02pm — No Comments
Having problems with the plastic wing tip on a 750 Any suggestion on how to reenforce the tip to keep the rivets from tearing out?
Just this week, two EAA Chapters, that are actively building Zenith kits as a group project, are in the news!
EAA Hotline featured this project (nearing completion) in Virginia…Continue
Just registered for the Mechanic's Two Day inspection course up in Oshkosh in July after the event. Only 14 openings left.
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anyone out there in the central Illinois area with builders expertise on the 601 series who would like to make some good extra cash.My 601-XL-B is 97% completed. However, due to a reoccurring health problem I can not finish it.It needs wings, flaps, aleirons and fuel lines from wings and cable controls attached.Trim servo units attached and the flap control wires attached to servo unit.and lastly the weight and balance.will pay good money for expertise re: finishing If interested call me at…Continue
Chatted with Avilution on the podcast this week. They are the company behind the "Unpanel" on the SD: https://evadot.com/2017/11/02/evadot-podcast-108-disruption-in-avionics-with-avilution-and-unpanels/
I've put in an order for the unpanel kit changes for my Cruzer. As far as I can tell I'm the first one.
Added by Michael Doornbos on November 3, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments