December 2018 Blog Posts (6)

CH750 Matco Master Cylinders

The Zenith Builders Resources page seems to show the MA-5 cylinders on the right side of the fuselage which would infer that the MA-4 cylinders go on the left. Is this correct? Are there one way valves that will still allow one side to work if there is a master or line failure?

Added by Steven J Sergenti on December 23, 2018 at 2:20pm — 2 Comments

Starting wing skins and a few tips

It was back in June that I finally finished the wing spar. However there were numerous little details I found myself having to work through before I was able to finally start laying out the wing skins. While I wanted to  have both wings setup together, even with the size of shop I have there just was not quite enough space to have both wings plus an additional table to work on the skins. The first wing I will work on is the left side.

One issue I had to figure out was how was I going…

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Added by Damon Brantley on December 21, 2018 at 2:32pm — No Comments

My 701 status report.

To begin with I haven't been working on my plane lately due to a medical problem which I hope to clear up soon, hopefully in Jan 2019. It's nothing serious. I can get around, 

but it's too cold in the garage to work right now. 

Anyway when I started this project in July 2005. I now realize that scratch building was not the best…

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Added by Robert Sceppa on December 15, 2018 at 9:49am — No Comments

Zenith at Sebring Sport Aviation Expo 2019

 

UPDATE: Read the follow-up report from the 2019 Sport Aviation Expo

 

Following up on the success the past couple of years with Zenith hands-on workshops at the …

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Added by Zenith Aero on December 11, 2018 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Let us know what do you want to wear? Zenith apparel from EAA

For the past several years we've had EAA (the Experimental Aircraft Association) supply Zenith Aircraft branded shirts, hats, and other accessories through their retail outlets at AirVenture Oshkosh and on their website. This arrangement was to make Zenith branded apparel more readily available to Zenith builders and pilots, while also providing a regular…

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Added by Sebastien Heintz on December 7, 2018 at 2:30pm — 40 Comments

Set The Wings!!!!

Thank you to the Kratochwill boys! Tom and Tyler from Merrimac came down this last weekend and helped me set my wings. Great help! With everything set, I powdercoated all the steel fittings and my dad and I did the install on Monday. Filled up the gas tanks and taxied that afternoon. A little anticlimactic that afternoon as we were beat. BEAT! The…

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Added by Mark Baenen on December 4, 2018 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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