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Comment by Ray Toews on August 28, 2016 at 1:05am

If you are scratch building a 601 I have a center section spar factory built.

$50 and you pay shipping from T0H 1N0

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Comment by Lance Gobeil on August 24, 2016 at 11:52pm


Comment by Lance Gobeil on August 24, 2016 at 11:39am

Is there anyone in Oregon that has a650

Comment by Kurt Satter on June 6, 2016 at 4:40pm

Found the table on the last page of Build/Construction Manuals ... Section 1.

All are the same as for the 750 and the elevator UP is 32 +/- 2 degrees


Comment by Kurt Satter on June 6, 2016 at 3:12pm

I've been searching for the DEFLECTIONS table on the 701's control surfaces.  I don't see a page line in the 750's plans (75-ZA-7) ... Do we use the 750's deflections?

Rudder: 23 +/- 1 degrees\

Ailerons: 13 +/- 1 degrees

Flaps: 15 degrees

Elevator: down 28 +/- 2 degrees, up ???


Comment by ANDRE Duprez on March 28, 2016 at 12:24pm

Selling my Garmin GNS-430W WAAS System Com/Nav/GPS,great unit that was removed for a 530W and comes with the tray and backplate 

Asking USD $4500 

Comment by Todd Harris on March 14, 2016 at 9:18am
Sorry about the spelling errors in my last post Siri does not always know how to spell properly. Any idea where I could find what the proper tension is for the cables? Or the proper CG location for the aircraft.
Comment by Tracy Trathen on March 13, 2016 at 7:55pm
Mmmmmm. It never heard that they were pitch sensitive. My CH300 is rock solid.
It sounds to me like he had a balance problem. You will have to put the wings on and weigh the aircraft at each wheel and then do the math. Make sure it falls into the W&B envelope. As far as I know, all the CH series aircraft are very stable and predictable. Some Ch300 are nose heavy so the battery is installed behind the rear seat. Mine also has an 8 pound weight at the very back of the plane. Almost at the tail. Maybe his cables were not tight enough. It's very hard to say and who knows what HE means as pitch sensitive. You could say all planes are pitch sensitive. Nose up you climb and slow down. Noose down you speed up and descend. They are a good solid airplane in my opinion if the loading is correct.
Comment by Todd Harris on March 13, 2016 at 6:06pm
I'm looking for information on the CH250. I just purchased one with the intentions of stripping it to use the parts for my Long-EZ build. After looking over the airplane I have decided to give it a new life. It made a emergency landing and the trucking company that transported the aircraft cut the control cables to remove the wing. The pilot flying it also told me the aircraft was extremely pitch sensitive and felt like he was flying a Beachball! Is there a wait for counterweight in the tale that could cause that? Any information would be very helpful
Comment by Kurt Satter on March 10, 2016 at 6:02pm

Looking for info on just where to mount the headphone jacks for pilot & passenger sets in my 701.  I'm leaning towards in the top channel (7F5-3SP) above the outboard shoulders of pilot & passenger.  It might also provide a place to hang the sets after exiting the aircraft.  Any thoughts?

Comment by Patrol Guy on February 9, 2016 at 8:57pm

I have new wheels and brakes, etc for sale.  


Comment by Ray Toews on January 22, 2016 at 11:11am
Waste of a good airplane but a very cool project.
Comment by Patrol Guy on January 22, 2016 at 9:35am

I am going for the Zodiac 601/650 world record for non-stop flight with mine. Check it out:

Comment by David Muse on January 13, 2016 at 2:30pm

Comment by Ray Toews on December 23, 2015 at 10:36am

I am rebuilding my 601 with a Viking engine.
I would like to eliminate half the fuel lines in the airplane, namely the return lines to the tanks.
I am thinking about a header tank under the dash or ahead of the firewall.
Anybody done this and how small a tank can I get by with. I will probably have a local fabricator build a tank for me, pressure test it for about 100psi.
Your advice will be appreciated.


Comment by rob steenweg on October 3, 2015 at 7:02am

How much different is there in flying with the steel bungee compare to the original bungee ?.

 I posted this on the 701 discussion  form but did not get any reply, see if this works.


Comment by Corey Thomas Chartier on July 21, 2015 at 9:18am

Selling my long-wing 701 project in Missoui. Fuse structure aluminum done from firewall to tail, scratch built using Zenith cabin frame, strut fittings and tail spars. Left wing done, rt wing skeleton and le done. 8.5' tail and rudder done. Health forces sale. Have full Zenith plans and serial. 4000 obo. 8163180117

Comment by Kurt Satter on April 22, 2015 at 8:18am

Same problem here.  I've strapped /un-strapped/re-positioned/re-strapped several times and just seem to shift the problem. . Mostly I can just see the edge of one hole through the other. 

Comment by David Banahan on April 20, 2015 at 9:19pm

I having trouble getting the #20 holes on the nose skins to match up with the #40 hole in the nose ribs of the wings.  I am using cam buckle straps to hold down the skins.  Some holes centered, some not so much.  What is the tolerance.  Advice appreciated.

Comment by Vernon L.Lehman on February 17, 2015 at 8:36am

My new Rudder kit for the STOL 750.

Ends 2.5 days from now.

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