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750 STOL scratch builder's aluminum takeoff spreadsheet

Hello folks,

I have found a supplier in Surrey, B.C. willing to help source the aluminum. Metal Mart in Port Kells may be a key ally in the hunt for sheet goods. For contact info, feel free to email me here.

I don't know if it has already been done before but I am compiling a spreadsheet takeoff of all the aluminum (and steel) required for the construction of the 750 STOL. I can't guarantee its accuracy other than to say I will be ordering from this.

I am also using a…


Added by Daniel O'Hara on December 10, 2022 at 11:53pm — No Comments

Stepping in

Hello all,

So plans should arrive this week for a STOL 750. My son and I have made a family pact to build this aircraft over the next 5 or 6 years while he goes through air cadets. The finished craft will be his reward for getting his PPL.

We are both very excited to scratch build and kit build as the finances allow. I'm a shipwright and a journeyman carpenter with a lifetime experience in fabrication in composites, metals and wood. I'm hoping that some skills will benefit an…


Added by Daniel O'Hara on November 14, 2022 at 12:50am — 8 Comments

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