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Inspection Panels / Holes

Guys I want to install some inspection holes in the wings and was wondering what is the best method of cutting round 7" dia. holes. I had a…

Started by Mark Colbeck

4 Feb 17, 2010
Reply by Jonathan Porter


HI I was wondering  I would like to build some vgs  for my 701 wings and elevator , can anyone help with some dimensions thanks  jim miller…

Started by jim miller

7 Feb 14, 2010
Reply by jim miller

Q&A - Zodiac 601XL -650 for the latest upgrade drawings of November 24 2009

This Q&A is for the upgrade kit of the Zodiac 601XL & 650 based on drawings of Nov. 24, 2009 and AMD Safety Alert of November 7. 20…

Started by Matt Heintz

325 Feb 9, 2010
Reply by Matt Heintz

Storage for finished parts?

I am running out of space to put parts in my garage, even though it is a 3 car because of all the tools, cars, and tractors.  My wife refus…

Started by Dr. Edward L. Olds III

4 Feb 8, 2010
Reply by Dr. Edward L. Olds III

Installing the upgrade.......some tips, tricks and snafu's

Ok, so I got the "upgrade" kit Monday. Already had started to drill things apart and had it ready so I could inventory and start locating a…

Started by Timothy R Mix

4 Feb 4, 2010
Reply by Timothy R Mix

What about already-flying E-AB 601XL's?

The discussion here is directed specifically toward concerned builder/owners of 601XL aircraft already certified in the Experimental-Amateu…

Started by Andy Elliott

38 Feb 4, 2010
Reply by Greg P Couttie

Upgrade Snag in the LAA counter balance

I have just finished installing the counter balance upgrade and the LAA measurements will not work as printed. If you lay out the new ribs…

Started by Jeff Garrett

6 Feb 2, 2010
Reply by Allan / Zenair Australia

poste composite landing gear for 701

I was wondering if anyone has experiece   using or installing composite  landing gear available  from aircraft spruce?

Started by john cober

2 Jan 31, 2010
Reply by Andrzej Kostkiewicz

Temporary fasteners?

I noticed in zeniths blogs that they used some sort of cleco to hold the spar caps togather. It looked like a giant cleco with a wing nut o…

Started by Greg Browning

6 Jan 27, 2010
Reply by Greg Browning

Push Pull tube almost done

Started by Jeff Garrett

1 Jan 24, 2010
Reply by Steve Weston


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