May 2021 Blog Posts (6)

Tool for checking rib flange straightness

While preparing to drill the bottom wing skin to the ribs, I wanted to be sure that the center line of the ribs were straight.

When doing top wing skin I had used a metal strip with holes drilled in a straightline to be able to verify straightness.

The improved version uses a 1/8" acrylic strip about 2 inches wide with a line drawn to verify the center line of the rib flange  is straight.

In addtion, two red lines were added that would give me a warning if a drilled hole…

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Added by Damon Brantley on May 30, 2021 at 11:49am — No Comments

Don’t Get Discouraged

Fred Westbrook, of Owego, New York, sent us this inspiring story of his build experience that we share below.

Don’t Get Discouraged

My name is Fred Westbrook. A few years ago, when my son Josh was about fourteen years…

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Added by Zenith Aero on May 13, 2021 at 2:30pm — 9 Comments

801 for sale

Jeff Overton 208-867-7517

Added by Jeffrey S Overton on May 6, 2021 at 11:02am — 2 Comments

Chris Heintz, 1938 - 2021

Aeronautical engineer Chris Heintz, the designer of all "CH" light aircraft designs, passed away on April 30th, 2021. Best known in aviation circles as a prolific and talented aircraft designer, innovator, builder, entrepreneur, lecturer and author, Chris touched the lives of thousands throughout his…

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Added by Zenith Aero on May 6, 2021 at 9:00am — 10 Comments

Pilot VLOG | NO ENGINES !!!

Added by Adam Andrews on May 4, 2021 at 10:10pm — 2 Comments

Horizontal Stabilizer Done (For Now)

Prepped and painted the black trim. Time to start the elevator.

Added by Todd Osborne on May 2, 2021 at 12:20pm — No Comments

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