June 2018 Blog Posts (9)

My External Blog

I am keeping my blog on an external wordpress website.

You can visit it here https://my750cruzer.wordpress.com/

Added by Jonathan Fay on June 29, 2018 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Main and Center Spar Layout, Alignment and Drilling

I finally drill out the holes to final size for attaching the main and center spars together.

The video below describes the process I went through. Hopefully other scratch builders

will find a few useful tidbits of information when they get to a similar point.


On to assembling some airplane sized parts!

Added by Damon Brantley on June 25, 2018 at 6:17am — No Comments

Adding legroom to the 701

Has anyone tried shifting back the cabin seats, and/or relocating the rudder pedals forward on a 701 to make a bit more legroom for the pilot and pax? Or is there another way to accomplish that I haven't considered? Besides buying a 750...


Added by Gary Nelson on June 22, 2018 at 3:36pm — 3 Comments

Reversed Main Landing Gear

As purchased, the main landing gear was reversed to put the gear 4 inches forward (see photos) to help the builder better hold off the nose gear when landing.  I plan to put it back to its intended (correct) position.  The engine is an O-235.

What is the best method to support the airframe when removing the main gear and reattaching it?

I plan to support the wings under a rib on each side using sailplane wing supports and the fuselage under the width of a bulkhead with the nose…


Added by Dick Miles on June 12, 2018 at 11:46am — 4 Comments

First engine run of my UL350iS installed on my CH750 STOL

Thanks to the combined effort of my good friends James Yeh, retired air force mechanic, Righard Chen, avionics engineer of CTLS, on the memorable afternoon of May 24th 2018, again through combined effort, I started my 350iS for the first time, fuel fed via a makeshift fuel tank on the ground (due to limited workshop space, wings and empennage will be attached in the field), getting rid of the vapor lock took some doing; after pumping for a few times, and religiously waiting > 5 minutes after… Continue

Added by James NS Dao on June 11, 2018 at 2:23am — 2 Comments

Ch 750 wing root skin.

hi all trying to fit my wing root skins could do with some better build pics,and how to do it imfo thanks Tony.

Added by Anthony Morris on June 9, 2018 at 9:58am — 4 Comments

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on June 6, 2018 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Zenith Banquet for 2018

Fellow Zenith Builders,

It's time once again to announce the Zenith Aircraft Builders Banquet for 2018! Our event will once again be held at the Oshkosh Elks Lodge, 175 West Fernau Ave, in Oshkosh, on Thursday, July 26. As always we have very comfortable seating, our own private bar, award winning food, and door prizes! The full bar will open at 5:30 PM for people that would like to come and relax early. Dinner starts at 7:00 PM. Tickets are once again available at the door…


Added by Joe Scheibinger on June 4, 2018 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

My build log online

Up until now I’ve been using a paper logbook but taking a lot of pictures for my own reference later (and for the memories).

It occurred to me that Wordpress would make a great build log platform (and it is free, my favorite word!). I was originally just going to set it to private, but since a lot of people want to see the progress I figured what the heck…

So if you’re looking for something to put you to sleep:…


Added by Michael Doornbos on June 4, 2018 at 7:11am — No Comments

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