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Quality Sport Planes spring fly-in

The QSP spring flyi-n is now history - it was great!

We had a big group of Zenith flyers and builders attending this year.  Lori & I would like to thank all in attendance.

Sebastien could not be here so he sent Roger out again as the Zenith representative. As usual Roger gave 150% of his time and effort answering questions about the new Cruzer along with demo flying the QSP Zenith CH 750.

Kirk from Dynon was able to attend this year and had on display the …


Added by Doug Dugger on May 10, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Quality Sport Planes

Just a note to let all know that Quality Sport Planes your west coast reps for Zenith Aircraft will not be at the Arlington air show this year do to illness. Will still be taking calls for any reason at QSP in Cloverdale CA  it will be business  as usual. Next scheduled airshow will be at Copper state Ar. in Oct. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to any of our customers. 

Added by Doug Dugger on July 10, 2013 at 11:47am — 2 Comments

Quality Sport Planes Oct 6th fly-in

 Just a quick reminder we are 2 days away from our fall fly-in so get your Zeniths ready to go and come be a part of the builder and flyers that are coming into Cloverdale this Saturday for a lot of visiting and gabbing about the impossible things that they did this summer. Will have a BBQ lunch put on by the Cloverdale Lions  club so bring a couple of bucks or so. We will be giving a few prearranged demo rides for those of you that are seriously thinking of building a Zenith aircraft. check…


Added by Doug Dugger on October 3, 2012 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Quality Sport Planes west coast flyin

One week to go for the west coast open hanger day at Quality Sport Planes in Cloverdale CA (O60) we have had good responce so should be a good day.  Weather looks great so come join us at QSP as usuall there will be a bbq by the Lions Club plenty of Zenith planes and pilots along with Sebastien & Roger. Fly in or drive in either way we would like to see all of you Zenith builders and fllyers here.…


Added by Doug Dugger on April 29, 2012 at 10:23am — 1 Comment

Quality Sport Planes Oct 8th flyin

Lori and I would like to let you know that Sebastien and Roger will be attending our Oct 8th flyin this year so if you were not able to attend the 20th hanger day at the factory this year you can still meet with them in Cloverdale CA. Will look forward to seeing you there. Check our web site at for more info.

Added by Doug Dugger on September 21, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Quality Sport Planes open hanger day

 Hello all    Roger Dubbert has landed in sfo and is traveling to QSP to be a part of our open hanger day team he will be doing demo flights in our CH 750 so if you have not yet had the chance to meet Roger make your way to Cloverdale CA tommorrow May 7th he would love to see as many Zenith builders and flyers as possible. See our web sight www.qualitysportplanes  for the info you might need.

Added by Doug Dugger on May 6, 2011 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Quality Sport Planes spring open hanger day

Time has a way of moving very fast and at QSP it is flying by, spring is here and our open hanger event is almost upon us. We are preparing for the first of our summer events on May 7th.  Lori & I would like to invite all Zenith pilots and builders and of course all potential builders to come and enjoy visiting with other builders. Zenith representatives will also be here to meet with you so come eat visit tell tall flying tales and have a great spring flying event. Of course this will… Continue

Added by Doug Dugger on April 16, 2011 at 9:55am — No Comments

West coast Zenith Open Hanger Day

http://qualitysportplanes.comOur spring open hanger day is coming up very fast. This year it will be on May 7th at Quality Sport Planes in Cloverdale Calif. Please see our event posting on this sight or go to our web page for more info.

Added by Doug Dugger on April 8, 2011 at 10:04am — No Comments

Rick Lach's kern valley fly-in

Hi all   we will be at Rick's event with our ch750 STOL we hope to have about 5 aircraft flying down from northern calif for this first STOL gathering all Zenith are welcome. Tlhose of you that have not been able to see a flying CH750 are welcome to drive to the event or to fly-in.

Added by Doug Dugger on April 8, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Sun&Fun damege to Zenith aircraft

Hi all just talked to the factory and yes there is damage to some of our aircraft but the good news is no zenith  people were hurt. I'm sure  Sebastion  will make a more indepth report later.

Added by Doug Dugger on March 31, 2011 at 12:51pm — 3 Comments

Quality Sport Planes Spring Flyin

QSP invites all Zenith builders and flyers to our spring openhanger day on May 7th. If you will be there to take a test flight with Roger please call for a reservation. See our event posting on this sight. Welcome all and see you there.

Added by Doug Dugger on March 17, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Quality sport planes open house.

Its spring time and our open house is coming up on May 8th. We would like to invite all who can fit this into there schedule to attend. This year it will be on May 8th there will be a BBQ put on by the Cloverdale pilots association and the city of Cloverdale. We will have a few Zenith kits being worked on here and a 801 that is powered by a 6cyl subaru, Chris Desmond (STOL ADVENTRUES) well be here with his new 701 stol and we will have Stephen Smith with his cross county (everywhere) 601 XL.…


Added by Doug Dugger on April 9, 2010 at 10:42am — 1 Comment

airworthy certificate

Just to make sure on your Elsa certificate you need to check your phase two limitations to see if indeed you do have paragraph 13 in it if you do you must contact your FSDO if you do not have it you should be okay. We at QSP have it in my 601xl but our 701 and our other 601 does not all with ELSA certificates so check your limitations first . Hopefully you will not have that paragraph.


Added by Doug Dugger on December 18, 2009 at 3:13pm — No Comments

ELSA airworthiness certificate

Seems like it never stops. Just found out that our ELSA certificates will expire on Jan 31st of 2010 even if they say unlimited on the certificate. According to my local FSDO contact if you look in your phase two of your flight limitations par. 13 it states (no person may operate this aircraft for compensation or hire,except this aircraft may be used for compensation or hire to conduct flight training in accordance with 91.319 until January 31 2010, at which time this airworthiness certificate… Continue

Added by Doug Dugger on December 18, 2009 at 2:22pm — 1 Comment

Fall River Mills Flyin

Qsp attended a flyin at Fall River Mills last sunday a pancake feed and did they feed us. Eggs cooked to order extra large ham slice great pancakes and a host of freindly flyers. We had two xl's there and our demo 701 stol. Brad Demeo and Steve Smith were the xl owners. The show was over at 2: oclock after departing Steve left to go find more airports that he has not landed at. This appears to be getting harder in CA for him Steve has been to almost all small strips in the state. Brad and I… Continue

Added by Doug Dugger on June 30, 2009 at 5:13pm — 1 Comment

QSP & Golden west flyin

Golden west flyin has come and gone as most things do. Lori and I at QSP were able to host a number of builders and flyers that brought their planes in. Christopher Desmond had his STOL 801 on display for friday and saturday next to him was Woody Harris with his corvair powered 601xl. Bob Hathaway came down from Chico CA with his pearl white 601xl powered by a jab 3300. From Santa Rosa came Bob Archibald with his 601xl painted in military colors and a 125 hp lycoming o235 up front. WE also were… Continue

Added by Doug Dugger on June 15, 2009 at 11:26pm — No Comments

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