August 2012 Blog Posts (24)

750´s stabilizer spars

Hi folks,

I´m about to bend the H-tail feather spars to my plans built 750. The manual gives me a dl for the stabilzer front spar blank of 141mm while the flanges are 20mm and web 107mm. As I suspected the dimmentions didn´t add up when I ran a test piece. I ended up 3 mm short on the web after compensating 1mm for each of the flanges. The next time I tried, I had the web + flanges -2mm compensation for the bend radii (107+(2x20)-2=145 dl) now I am 1mm on the plus side on the web. All…


Added by Ralph E. Wishart on August 4, 2012 at 2:34pm — 3 Comments

My scratch builders log in a PDF file

So the builders log printed out to 737 pages. Here is a link to it as a PDF file. It is electronically searchable.

Here is a link to the PDF file of my builders log.  It was to large for an attach to a email so you will have to download it from this site.


Added by Ron Lendon on August 2, 2012 at 10:07pm — 7 Comments

FOLLOW UP: 2012 EAA AirVenture "Oshkosh" Fly-In Convention

Here's the follow up report on a successful 2012 EAA AirVenture "Oshkosh" Fly-In Convention.  Attendance appeared to be good, with strong interest in our aircraft.  We enjoyed meeting with both new and old Zenith builders!


Zeniths at AirVenture 2012 - Summary Video Clip:


Flight to Oshkosh: Roger flies the Zenith CH 650:…


Added by Sebastien Heintz on August 2, 2012 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Hard nose wheel

Hi everyone been a member for a while first post so here we go I have 601xlb built in AMD Eastman Ga almost 100 hrs nose wheel and rudder is still hard any ideas are redesign thanks DVB

Added by David Bolden on August 1, 2012 at 7:49pm — 1 Comment

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