Alex Roca
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601 XL(B) FOR SALE - N115AR - Completed and Flying

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Roca Jun 30, 2014. 3 Replies


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Inspection and Maiden Flight 601 XL / Jabiru 3300

Posted on September 14, 2009 at 8:35pm 3 Comments

Just wanted to share my experience with the inspection and maiden flight of my second homebuilt 601 XL. DAR inspection on N115AR took place on Saturday, 9/12. The inspection went fairly smooth. I used the same DAR as in my first XL (Tim Martinez). He was very thorough (took 5 hours). I remembered that on my first inspection Tim found a foot long 2 x 4 inside the fuselage, so this time around I double checked and triple checked for any 2 x 4's. Happy to report that he did not find any.... but to… Continue

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At 10:27am on November 5, 2013, Lawrence R. Wedel said…


Thanks for the quick reply. I'll be calling shortly.


At 8:42pm on April 9, 2012, Ken Pavlou said…


Is your plane still for sale or have you sold it already?

Ken Pavlou

At 7:09am on November 16, 2010, Jake Reyna said…
Alex, it was a good feeling to finally get my XL off the ground. Felt much better after I had a few hours and more confidence in my creation. As you know, the XL is a nice airplane, but there is still work to do. My custom FWF is working well, but it needs some tweaks and there are other things on the list. Hope to move it to Astoria soon.


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