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Just another day in paradise

I need to start out with the following caveat; I can't compete with Scott Laughlin's flight reports. In fact the only way I can compete wit…

Started by Dr. Edward M. Moody II

10 Jul 1, 2009
Reply by Dr. Edward M. Moody II

601xl wing alignment

plans say wings perpendicular to center line. any helpful info on this? my mind is making this too complex I suspect. how have you aligned…

Started by Mike Clark

3 Jun 19, 2009
Reply by Juan Vega


I'm heading down to Mexico, Mo. in a few weeks to pick up the wings and fuselage sections of my 750. I originally bought the toolkit packag…

Started by Dr. Edward L. Olds III

2 Jun 18, 2009
Reply by Dr. Edward L. Olds III


I have been flying and tweaking as much as possible lately so I have been strangely silent but I'm still here. I have 11.6 hours on the Pap…

Started by Dr. Edward M. Moody II

3 Jun 15, 2009
Reply by Dr. Edward M. Moody II

Rivet Dimples

I'm new to aircraft building and have just received my CH701 plans. (CH750 plans are in the mail.) I have been observing many photos of the…

Started by George Craft

1 Jun 14, 2009
Reply by Don Herbel

Kudos for Zenith

One of the fuel tanks for my XL had two small spot welds in the middle of the tank skin. Manufacturing flaw, repaired damage ... who knows…

Started by Bennett Scheuer

5 May 28, 2009
Reply by Dale Medendorp

Which headset do you use

I'm trying to find a good headset at a reasonable price with smooth styling that won't scratch my ch650 bubble on my 601xl with Jab 3300. A…

Started by Phill Barnes

3 May 25, 2009
Reply by Juan Vega


Just a note to ask if there are any builders or flyers in NC, VA or SC. I could use some time in type before my first takeoff. Thanks, Vann

Started by Vann Covington

4 May 15, 2009
Reply by Vann Covington

Angle drills and torque wrenches

I'm looking for a good source of a "reasonable" angle drill and a torque wrench that works in inch-pounds. Has anyone used the 90 or 45 deg…

Started by Dr. Edward L. Olds III

6 May 13, 2009
Reply by Dr. Edward L. Olds III

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


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