Art Locklear
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Electrical Issue Rotax 912 ULS

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Messer Jan 15, 2017. 9 Replies

Friends, I have the standard Rotax 912 ULS setup with Ducati regulator/rectifier and 22,000uF capacitor. I’m having some issues with a small amount of smoke coming into the cockpit, along with an…Continue

Rotax 912 ULS Regulator Rectifier

Started Dec 4, 2016 0 Replies

I would like to purchase a new regulator rectifier if anyone has an extra available.  I have the standard 100 hp ULS engine.Please let me know,Art.(704) 309-7338.Continue

2011 Zenith 701 Rotax 912 ULS For Sale

Started this discussion. Last reply by Art Locklear Dec 4, 2016. 6 Replies

I've decided to sell my plane in order to keep peace in my family.  I have over $42k invested, and I will sell for $39k firm.  It is a 2011, and has a beautiful professional paint scheme, burgundy…Continue

Looking for 701 Canopy Cover

Started Sep 26, 2016 0 Replies

If you have a Bruce's or any other kind of canopy cover that you don't need any longer, please let me know best price, and I may be ready to purchase! Thanks, Art.(704)…Continue


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Electrical Issue Rotax 912 ULS

Posted on January 2, 2017 at 9:29pm 5 Comments

I have the standard Rotax 912ULS setup with Ducati regulator/rectifier and 22,000uF capacitor. I’m having some issues with a small amount of smoke in the engine bay that briefly enters the cabin and then clears. More often is an electrical smell, very sporadically during flight. I have noticed it more often with higher RPMs during takeoff but also at intermittent times throughout flight. I've had several people look over the plane with no definitive diagnosis. Concerned that it might be the…


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At 1:11pm on January 6, 2016, David Lee Rivers said…

Art- I am currently building a CH 701. I would like to come take a look at yours, or fly along with you sometime, to see the finished product. Let me know when a convenient time may be.


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