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Fuel Gage and Sender--cutting large holes in fuel tanks, any alternatives??

I'm building a 601 quick build kit. I don't consider myself to be an expert but am wondering if there might be an alternative to cutting la…

Started by Charles Thie

4 Sep 4, 2009
Reply by Charles Thie

Holes in Rivets

Has anyone filled the holes in the pop rivets? If so, what material is used?

Started by Joe Hopwood

10 Aug 29, 2009
Reply by Joe Hopwood

Beginners question, please help

Just to give an idea of where I am at in the 601 building process, I have completed the main gear, nose gear, rudder, horizontal stabilizer…

Started by Charles Thie

4 Aug 19, 2009
Reply by Chris Aysen

Flying by the numbers in my 601xl

All, I now have 250 hours of flying time since i finished my plane and I am looking to many more hours of flying enjoyment in 427JV. One as…

Started by Juan Vega

0 Aug 18, 2009


G-BRDB was built in 2003 and is hangare d at Benington in Hertfordshire. Ithas handheld ICOM radio , NC Headsets, Skymap GPS and Cambrai c…

Started by Donald Bowtell

0 Aug 10, 2009

help with the insrument panel cover

im trying to mount the cover for the insruments anyone have any tips on easy install cant seem to get between the cabin frame and look good…

Started by joseph aloof

0 Aug 8, 2009


Dear Frends, Any one from you have used Aerovee engine in Zodiak? Please write some coments and your expirince about this engines. Thank y…

Started by Zydrunas

1 Aug 6, 2009
Reply by Sebastien Heintz


After storing my tail section in a commercial storage facility for 2 years I was surprised to find corrosion on several of the parts. The s…

Started by Jesse Halbleib

11 Aug 4, 2009
Reply by Bruce Case

601XL Cable Tension Requirements

I can certainly understand the need to maintain the proper/specified cable tensions in the various control systems to reduce the possibilit…

Started by Jim Timm

5 Jul 29, 2009
Reply by Phill Barnes

Nose gear stiffness when building Zenith 601

Having built a previous steerable nose wheel airplane, I am aware that any stiffness in the nose gear/ nose gear linkage will also affect s…

Started by Charles Thie

7 Jul 23, 2009
Reply by John Ragan


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