Larry Hellmuth
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Aircraft Model
Zenith CH 650
Project Status
Less than half
Building From
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Building Experience
No Experience
Flying Experience
Private Pilot
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
Technical Publications Manager for Briggs & Stratton Corporation in Milwaukee, WI. Former rock n roll musician. Third generation pilot. Owned a '68 Beech Musketeer Sport for a dozen years, but finally sold it to empty out the hangar and finance the rest of the CH650 kit and engine.
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)

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At 10:49am on February 27, 2017, Richard Kurlinski said…

Hi Larry,
We spoke about a year ago before I started working on my CH650B. I'm well in to my build and was wondering if you started working on your kit? How about an update?


At 1:09pm on May 17, 2016, Richard Kurlinski said…

One more you know of any other builders in the area?

At 1:07pm on May 17, 2016, Richard Kurlinski said…

When I first thought about doing this, I was going to build the CH750 and I purchased the DVD's for that plane.  I agree.  They are very helpful.  Shortly after I bought the plans, I started flying an Ikarus C42 at East Troy and that was when I decided I didn't really like the high wing design.  Also, 90% of all my flying was in Piper airplanes so low wing planes just seem "right" for me.  I looked at the DVD's they have for the 601 and I probably will buy them.  I was planning on a trip next month to the factory and a demo flight.  

At 12:56pm on May 16, 2016, Richard Kurlinski said…

Hi Larry,

Thanks for the reply.  My plan is to start with the tail group. These are the least complicated parts so I should have no problem getting started.  However, as you know, I have a million questions and I would like to network with other builders to help guide me through the decisions based on their experiences and opinions.  I've never seen one of these aircraft up close and personal.  Have you had a chance to fly one?



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