Never flown 2015 Zodiac 601 XL B in need of…
The Zodiac is amateur- built from a factory kit by my late husband. After making the "B upgrades", it received a FAA Airworthiness Certificate in 2015. Unfortunately, due to declining health, he…DiscussionNever flown 2015 Zodiac 601 XL B in need of…1 Like
I think it is worthwhile to share some of my experiences here on the forum about a recent project that I did. So here goes....
The idea for this project began several years ago.…
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Praetor helmet updateI've had a few flights now while wearing the helmet and I have to say that wearing the helmet in the airplane is a non-event. Putting it on and off has already become second nature and there are no…DiscussionPraetor helmet update4 LikesNew CH-801-SD ProjectGreetings to all here at Zenith.aero!
My name is Douglas Suhr and I hail from northwestern Pennsylvania, USA. I've been stalking the 801 as my first airplane build for about a dozen years now and i…DiscussionNew CH-801-SD Project3 Likes
Elixir at OSH 2018photoElixir at OSH 20187 LikesOSH2018 (24)photoOSH2018 (24)1 LikeSTOL CH 701photoSTOL CH 7015 LikesElixir STOL CH 701 SlitsphotoElixir STOL CH 701 Slits3 LikesSuccessphotoSuccess7 LikesBold AirstripphotoBold Airstrip3 LikesSuggested Modification for Viking 130 Fuel S…At Viking's recommendation, we installed the restrictor orifice between our header tank and the outlet side of the low pressure fuel pumps. Background. This orifice is to prevent over pressure of…DiscussionSuggested Modification for Viking 130 Fuel S…3 Likes
Zodiac CH650 with Viking130videoZodiac CH650 with Viking1303 Likes
Zenith 701 country. Lesser airplanes need no…photoZenith 701 country. Lesser airplanes need no…11 Likes
Artex ELT 345 Software BugI recently had my Cruzer parked at a quiet airstrip and noticed a VERY low volume continuous tone in the plane which I traced to the buzzer of my Artex ELT 345. The self-test was good and the beacon…DiscussionArtex ELT 345 Software Bug2 Likes
Airworthiness done!photoAirworthiness done!10 LikesMcFarlane "Vernier Assist" Throttle ControlI now have several hours on my McFarlane "Vernier Assist" throttle control. I designed and fabricated a reversing bell crank which was necessary since I use a Sonex/AeroConversion "AeroInjector" thr…DiscussionMcFarlane "Vernier Assist" Throttle Control3 Likes
Instrument panel designphotoInstrument panel design3 LikesViking 130 Cowl ModificationsWe experimented with our cowl last summer to get better cooling during extended climbs. As many know, the summer days in south central and interior Alaska does get hot from time to time. The engine…DiscussionViking 130 Cowl Modifications4 Likes
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