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Rudder peddles too short?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Arnie Minear Feb 10. 6 Replies

The standard 701 rudder peddles are difficult to use without depressing the brakes as well. For me, I need to angle my feet so just my toes press on the peddle, which is uncomfortable, then if I need…Continue

Tags: brakes, peddles, Rudder

601 xl For Sale

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Mitchell Aug 12, 2020. 2 Replies

601xl-b with O-200, Warpdrive 3 blade gnd adjustable. New Zenith nose gear doughnuts, no bungee. Flaps, duel brakes for training, center yoke, GRT-EFIS, EIS, 4 cylinder EGT and CHT, VGs, carb temp,…Continue

Tags: 601xl, 601

Stall Horn

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Welch Feb 16, 2019. 1 Reply

I am thinking about installing an audible stall horn on my 601xlb. Does anyone have suggestions on type or brand available? Or homemade? I have an AoA which works great for slow flight and…Continue

 

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Rudder peddles too short?

The standard 701 rudder peddles are difficult to use without depressing the brakes as well. For me, I need to angle my feet so just my toes press on the peddle, which is uncomfortable, then if I need to hit the brakes quickly (such as short landing) it’s awkward. I had round stock welded to the front of the peddles, that helps, but not much.I'm thinking about raising the whole peddle assembly a couple of inches, so I can get the horizontal peddle bar into the ball of my foot. Using either…See More
Feb 9

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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701, ZODIAC CH 601, ZODIAC XL
Project Status
Flying
Building From
Purchased finished aircraft
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Continental O-200
Building Experience
No Experience
Flying Experience
Private Pilot, Commercial / CFI
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
3S8

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At 10:32pm on January 20, 2017, Daniel C Hall said…

Hi Dennis:

I've accepted your friend request.  I'm not building much on the Zenith.  I have a single place Starduster biplane called a Starduster SA-100 that is much closer to finish than the Zenith.  I'm around here from time to time so look forward to hearing from you.  

Dan

 
 
 

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