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On Friday Aug 13,2010... the Aviation world lost a great man and the guru of VW engines. Bob had cancer which he had been fighting for awhile and he finally lost his battle! There are no words at this time to express my feelings... huge loss! Bob was a favorite on the Yahoo AirVW forum where he was always there to assist or critique anything to do with the VW engine. Some of the huge contributions that he made for the VW engine... were the HVX mods(oil system) and Fat Fin…Continue
Joe made a suggestion about Zenith builders flying to and attending the 2011 EAA Air Venture as a mass group, I made a suggestion and Joe asked me to do a blog about it so everyone could read it:
I am an 801 builder from Beloit, WI operating out of Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport in Janesville,WI (KJVL) your suggestion sounds good to me and I might suggest that if we wanted to have a mass type fly in the airport in Janesville has plenty of room for us to organize, low fuel…Continue
hThe Engine out and fire wall dismantling…
Added by Adrian Lewer on August 11, 2010 at 3:52am — No Comments
Added by Adrian Lewer on August 11, 2010 at 3:36am — No Comments
Bob Berube continues the assembly of his Ch750. He is making great progress while still helping many of the builders present at Flight Crafters. NOTE-the green epoxy chromate…Continue
Added by Russell Lepre' on August 9, 2010 at 3:06pm — No Comments
Every year in France, just a few weeks after the massive (and grueling) bicycle-world event, another tour takes place which is much more gentle, low-key, and more fun for us ultralight pilots: le Tour ULM. Organized by the national ultralight association (FFPLUM), this year’s tour included 150 ultralights of every shape, size and make.…
Added by Paul on August 8, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments
We were a little concerned about cabin access (getting in and out of the airplane) with the dual sticks but it appears not to be a problem. Here's a schematic of the system:
Last night I finally overcame that lack of power from my Rotax 912 UL engine. It was running rough at about 4200 RPM and then loosing power. After thoroughly cleaning out the carbs and installing a $350.00 carb kit, I think I found the source of the problem. A small bit of interference on the arms of the enrichener cables were holding them slightly open. With a Rotax engine, the enrichers (Chokes) will cause a lean condition at higher RPM due to the way the float chamber is…Continue
Securing the fuselage to the trailer for the long trip from St. Pete Beach to Zephyrhills.
The Zodiac's new home in Zephyrhills. Brad has almost completed his upgrade. Soon the motor will be mounted.…Continue
Added by Russell Lepre' on August 6, 2010 at 8:09am — No Comments
Despite a very wet beginning, we had a great time once again at AirVenture and really enjoyed meeting both existing and new builders from around the world. Following is a summary of our week:
Heading to Oshkosh from our factory in Mexico, Missouri: The STOL CH 750 as seen from the STOL CH 801:…
Bob Berube and Jim Nelson started construction on Bob's CH750 QBK at Flight Crafters.
We will be keeping track on their progress.…Continue
Added by Russell Lepre' on August 3, 2010 at 3:59pm — No Comments
I finished the slat rib tonight. They where a little difficult. work on them abou 1.5 hours tonight and 1 hour on Sunday. Sunday did the Right side arm rest 2 hour, Saturday I work about 4 hours.
Added by Paul on August 2, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments