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Aero 701 engine mount

Aeromomentum engine mount doesn't fit. Anyone had trouble with the engine mount from aeromomentum fitting on the 701. I ordered and recieved it and it has several issues around the top front gear mount. everything is 20 mm too low. The side tabs hit the bottom of the front brace. No problem I can cut those but now the bars are hitting the front of the brace. to fix this I'll have to cut two relief notches for the bars to pass. Haven't contacted aero yet. it's like they have their plans or…


Added by James H Skaggs on July 2, 2021 at 10:18pm — 1 Comment

Twiddling my thumbs

Ordered the finishing kit for my 701. They said it won't ship until late September. Building an airplane requires a lot of inspiration and motivation maintenance as it is. We've all heard of the high percentage of projects that take more than a decade or never get completed. I am dedicated and determined to my project in spite of the odds. I would like to drop a line in the old suggestion box if I could. Zenith please be more informative with your orders with regards to pricing and shipping.…


Added by James H Skaggs on April 13, 2021 at 10:28pm — 1 Comment

Still at it.

Finished riveting rear fuselage. Working on cabin floor and sides now. Pictures coming soon.

Added by James H Skaggs on August 21, 2020 at 2:50am — 1 Comment

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