July 2021 Blog Posts (8)

DUC 5 Bladed Propeller Super Duty Build

Added by Adam Andrews on July 18, 2021 at 7:51pm — No Comments

making headway

Added by chris webster on July 16, 2021 at 4:12am — No Comments

Banquet for 2021

Fellow Builders,

The Zenith Builders Banquet will be held on Thursday, July 29, at the Elks Lodge in Oshkosh. This year's banquet will include a very special tribute and toast to Chris Heintz by Sebastien Heintz and his family.

Cocktails begin at 5:30 PM with dinner at 7:00 PM and a presentation to follow. Because this year's event will be catered by the famous Roxy in Oshkosh we need to estimate how many are coming to the event. Sebastien has set up an RSVP link you can use to…

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Added by Joe Scheibinger on July 9, 2021 at 9:29am — No Comments

LODA for teaching in a Zenith 750

Has anyone out there successfully navigated the Letter Of Deviation Authority (LODA) process and would they be willing to share?

gregorymillerashland@yahoo.com

If you are willing to send me your approved documents from the FAA, it would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Greg

Added by Gregory L Miller on July 6, 2021 at 12:02pm — 2 Comments

Resources for instructors

What are some good books/resources that discuss the finer points of flying the Zenith 750? I am an instructor and I see a need for good instructors in this community. Instructors that can teach well the differences inherent is this type of low inertia/ high drag machine. I have yet to experiment much with power off approaches and have interest in sage advice in this area.

Added by Gregory L Miller on July 6, 2021 at 10:29am — 3 Comments

Pre drilled rear wing skins

the wing skins have predrilled holes on the leading edge, but the nose skin is supposed to overlap, but it has no holes in it. Any ideas how to match drill the leading edge skin?

Added by Dean D Soccol on July 3, 2021 at 6:22am — 1 Comment

Pre drilled rear wing skins

the wing skins have predrilled holes on the leading edge, but the nose skin is supposed to overlap, but it has no holes in it. Any ideas how to match drill the leading edge skin?

Added by Dean D Soccol on July 3, 2021 at 6:14am — No Comments

Aero 701 engine mount

Aeromomentum engine mount doesn't fit. Anyone had trouble with the engine mount from aeromomentum fitting on the 701. I ordered and recieved it and it has several issues around the top front gear mount. everything is 20 mm too low. The side tabs hit the bottom of the front brace. No problem I can cut those but now the bars are hitting the front of the brace. to fix this I'll have to cut two relief notches for the bars to pass. Haven't contacted aero yet. it's like they have their plans or…

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Added by James H Skaggs on July 2, 2021 at 10:18pm — No Comments

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