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Skip and Mary Perry came by today to visit their airplane. They are having the airframe mods done at Flight Crafters by our technicians. You can see Stan working on their wing in the background.
They should be flying soon!
Added by Russell Lepre' on July 7, 2010 at 4:51pm — No Comments
We recently had the chance to give Steve Flattum the opportunity to test fly our factory demonstrator Zodiac CH 601 XL B (upgraded model). Steve flies for one of the major US airlines and has logged more than 20,000 hours. More importantly though, he has a passion for light aircraft, and he has flown more than 100 types of aircraft (from ultralight to supersonic) and performed more than 20 first flights. He holds a professional pilot degree and is a… Continue
We welcomed Brad Cohen with his Zodiac XL mods. Brad is looking for some help while he does the mod.
Added by Shayne McDaniel on July 2, 2010 at 4:06pm — No Comments
The above map is of a flight by 2 601 XLB.s completed in the the first 2 weeks of June 2010
Some facts about Australia,
Population Aust 22 mil USA 309 mil…
Added by Allan / Zenair Australia on June 30, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments
The following article recently appeared in the July issue of COPA " Canadian Owners & Pilots Association " and with the recent availability of the excellent floats from Zenith, I sincerely believe that this article, is for any prospective float plane pilot, is an absolute " MUST READ "
It describes the Pro's and Con's of " Amphibs " amphibious floats, and goes into detail regarding the various pitfalls a prespective float plane pilot should expect. I have spoken to the…Continue
Had a great time at the Fly in.
Got to see lots of old friends and make some new friends.
See you at Oshkosh.
Added by Russell Lepre' on June 28, 2010 at 1:05pm — No Comments
The next Zodiac XL beginning the modification. Skins removed and new main spar reinforcements in the process of installation.
Here is the…Continue
Added by Russell Lepre' on June 21, 2010 at 9:29am — No Comments
Another Quick Build CH750. Prepping the steel parts for powder coat.
A Father’s Day get-together in France:A significant number of Zenair owners had planned to attend this event, unfortunately the weather remained marginal all weekend, with low ceilings and scattered… Continue
After 6 years of flying with a EA 81 Subaru engine I am tired of expermiting with trying to correct a cooling problem.
I am giving up on the subie and am in the process of buying a used lycoming 0235 C2C 108 hp engine. After I get the lyc inspecteed and ready to install i am going to remove the subie complete with motor mount, prop, radiators, oil coolers and all other items attached to engine and weight it to give a camparasion with the lyc. I feel I can install the Lyc at the same…Continue
Hi all – Mirko here from Melbourne. Finally - completed all of the required upgrades on the 601XL and have also successfully completed its first flight on Sunday. Could not wait any longer to tell all my friends, Zodiac members/builders/pilots/new comers and who ever is reading this, that this will be a memorable occasion. Man o…Continue
My brother Matt and I recently visited the island of Guadeloupe in the French West Indies part of the Caribbean. Like many of you, I've enjoyed watching Zenith STOL float flying videos on YouTube: There are dozens of great video clips from Greek islands, the Alaskan back…Continue
Added by Thomas Shaw on June 11, 2010 at 10:46am — No Comments