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Canopy Latch Failure

Check out my web site. I had a canopy latch fail. See how I fixed it. Glad I put those holes in the rail to release it.

Started by Matt Archer

6 Apr 28, 2009
Reply by Juan Vega


I was reading in a fairly recent issue of "Sport Aviation" magazine ( I think) and read an article about a kit helicopter that had an in fl…

Started by Jeff Bingham

3 Apr 22, 2009
Reply by Jim LoBue

Laying out lines for forming blocks

I was looking through my plans and noticed all lines seem to be measured to the tenth of a millimeter. I am guessing no one has a pencil or…

Started by Grant Arthur

4 Apr 22, 2009
Reply by Grant Arthur

Clean, wax, protect the aircraft

I'm searching the best soap and the best wax (or both in the same bottle ?) to clean and restore the paint on my CH-701; I looked in the ca…

Started by Carl Tremblay

2 Apr 21, 2009
Reply by Carl Tremblay

ATD 5830 rivet gun problem

My rivet gun began spewing air out of the hole underneath the trigger? The instructions for dismantling it are pretty bad! Any ideas? Pictu…

Started by Dr. Edward L. Olds III

2 Apr 21, 2009
Reply by Dr. Edward L. Olds III


Has anyone found out if the aircraft in question had regular hinges, or the sheet metal hinges?

Started by William Campbell

2 Apr 20, 2009

Phone numbers and e-mails

Is there a place on this site where a person can find the phone numbers and e-mails of builders to use in making contacts? If there is, I h…

Started by Dr. Edward L. Olds III

2 Apr 8, 2009
Reply by Dr. Edward L. Olds III

New Zenith Product

Pretty funny... has Chris no shame at all? ;)

Started by George Harris

1 Apr 2, 2009
Reply by Taylor Ogden

Olfa Knife - SEM pictures for the curious builder

Thought I would share some pictures I took of what an Olfa knife does to a sheet of aluminum. Enjoy! Ben Church CH801 Racine, Wisc.

Started by Ben Church

5 Apr 2, 2009
Reply by Taylor Ogden

Creases in the aluminum, on the top surface of the wings

Is it my imagination, or do I detect some creases on the top surface of both wings in the latest 750 factory video. Look to the left side o…

Started by Robert Pelland

2 Mar 29, 2009
Reply by Burke Johnson


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