I thought with Chris Heintz's passing, I would dig out the earliest Zenair brochures I could find, roughly back from the mid to end 1980s.
Those old black and white advert flyers of Chris' are pretty crude but they showed off his range of planes.…
Peter, I had almost forgotten about writing those articles. I not only installed the 1080 bungee but only installed ONE bungee on each of the main gear of my CH 601 HD. That eliminated the STIFF gear situation and provided a better ride. I just replaced the nose gear bungee for the second time in 20 years - 800 hrs. I plan to replace the main gear single bungees at my annual condition inspection this month. I operate normally on paved runways ( on grass once in a while ), but don't know what that may have to do with the service I've gotten. I'm satisfied with operating with a single 1080 on each main gear.
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