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Aircraft Model
CH 750 Cruzer
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Less than half
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Engine installed (or plan to install)
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Have worked on airplanes before
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Private Pilot
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Member of EAA Chapter 245 Ottawa, Ontario, building a CH750 Cruzer as part of the EAA Give Flight program. Our chapter members are having a blast building this airplane!
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)

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Weeks 3 & 4 - The Progress Continues

Posted on February 2, 2016 at 6:18pm 0 Comments

I've been a bit slow to add updates here.  Not because progress hasn't been made on the EAA Chapter 245 CH750 Cruzer project, but because I've been working away in my basement workshop on my personal aircraft build project.

Our Cruzer continues to take shape in our EAA Chapter hangar.  While we're waiting for some parts (fuselage longerons in particular) we continue to soldier on, cleaning up details on parts already assembled and applying chromate primer to mating parts…


Week Two - EAA Chapter 245 "Gift of Wings" Cruzer

Posted on January 18, 2016 at 11:42am 0 Comments

While there are some kit manufacturers, including Zenith, who offer a "two weeks to taxi" builder-assistance program, our EAA Chapter 245 project will take considerably longer than two weeks.  That's perfectly OK as we will benefit from the passage of time as a means by which to season our decisions on major investments such as engine, prop and avionics.  We have not yet made those decisions so the Sunday build sessions give us a terrific opportunity to discuss the merits of each potential…


CH750 Cruzer "Gift of Wings" - Getting Started

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 7:56pm 2 Comments

I'm not sure how often this blog will be updated, however I'd like to use this space to provide some updates on my involvement in the EAA Chapter 245 (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) "Gift of Wings" build project.

Some background info...  In 2015, EAA announced a plan to provide to qualifying EAA Chapters a set of wings, a Gift of Wings, to encourage the chapter to build an aircraft and subsequently use that aircraft to promote aviation.  What a great idea!

EAA Chapter…


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At 9:34pm on April 2, 2017, Rob A said…

Hi Mark,

Was wondering how the build was coming along? Would love to have a look at the progress and chat.


At 11:55am on January 11, 2016, Sebastien Heintz said…

Welcome Mark!  We'd love to learn more about your EAA chapter build project.  Could you write a blog about the project (with photos and videos) on Zenith.Aero?


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