Hi Guys,

A good day today, my 601XL completed its first flight today with no problems. I had the elevator trim wired incorrectly and up was down, down was up which made for an interesting flight. I also need to re-pitch the prop a bit to give a bit more rpm on takeoff.

I’ll post a couple of pics later.

Anybody out there using a 68” three blade warp drive on an O-200, I would be interested to know what pitch angle the prop is set to.

What a beautiful airplane to fly, Keep at it guys.



Wonthaggi Australia.


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Comment by Jacob on April 17, 2010 at 6:07pm
Congrats on getting safely off the ground
Comment by Mack P. Kreizenbeck on April 17, 2010 at 10:57am
Congrats from Idaho!
Comment by Ron Lendon on April 16, 2010 at 10:02pm
Congratulations Peter. I think Jake might have the answer there, you have the prints for the Northern Hemisphere ;-)
Comment by Jake Reyna on April 16, 2010 at 8:26am
Peter, I think the problem with the elevator trim is that you guys are upside down ;-)

Congratulations on your first flight! Nice airplane!

Comment by Allan / Zenair Australia on April 16, 2010 at 8:10am
Hi Peter
Well done great to hear all went well
Now the fun begins. All the building time pays off
Now stop playing with your computer and get out and go FLYING

Zenair Australia
Comment by Paul Hammond on April 16, 2010 at 4:29am
hooray for peter, hooray at last ,
hooray for peter
best time of the the year to be flying .
Comment by Phill Barnes on April 16, 2010 at 3:35am
Congratulations Peter. I look forward to those pics and maybe a video.


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