November 2020 Blog Posts (4)

Zenith CH200 Serial #16

Trying to get a good drawing on AutoCAD to send to the metal shop for their CNC machine. Having a bit of difficulty reading copied plans. Are there any original CH200 plans available? When I got this plane it had been flown less than 4 hours and had a hard landing with a prop strike. The nose gear buckled the firewall. I believe the firewall bracing was built backwards. Not sure. I will have to consult an engineer for reading the hand-drawn plans.

Added by Robert Leo McLellan Jr. on November 16, 2020 at 2:39pm — 3 Comments

On Wheels

Installed the wheels at 1076 hours.

Added by Bradford Drown on November 15, 2020 at 5:16pm — 2 Comments

Still liking it

Great load hauler.

Added by Harley McCartney on November 7, 2020 at 8:14pm — No Comments

Received air worthy certificate on my 701 last Thursday!!

After working on my 701 for five years I received an air worthy certificate on my 72nd birthday! Since I am not a pilot I am looking to friends to fly off the 40 hours and then the plan is to learn to fly in the 701. Have enjoyed building the 701 and looking forward to learning to fly it. 

My 701 was built with longer wings (similar to 750), a longer horizontal and elevator, raised top window, divorced elevator control and a four position flap control. I did not install slats but plan…


Added by James R Strong II on November 3, 2020 at 9:44pm — 5 Comments

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