Is anyone having issues with the back of the armrest sides being approx 10mm higher the the tunnel top panel when installed.


This problem has been dogging me since joining the rear and front fuselage. All other parts and pieces seem to line up just fine.



Any help or comments would be greatly appreciated.




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Comment by Rusty King on December 24, 2011 at 7:04pm

I am having this problem as well. I am in the process of creating a template based on the measurement shown on the plans for the left armrest panel. There are many angles to account for but my initial measurements show it to be cut incorrectly. I believe everything else is joined and attached correctly. Has anyone else had this problem? resolution?

Comment by Fred Stratman on October 1, 2011 at 3:58pm

Hi Leo

Have you resolved this issue?  I just encountered the same. 

 After looking at the plans I decided my problem might be that I clecoed the aft flange of the gear channel inside the rear fuselage like the Homebuilt Help video shows..   If it goes under the fuselage the amount the gear channel pivots would be enough to bring the rear of the armrest down to fit the control side.  The only plans picture that shows it is the bottom view on FA-7 that clearly shows the aft edge of the gear channel flange as a solid line. The ploto assembly guides are not much help though. 

Comment by Dave Stevens on May 4, 2011 at 4:50pm
I did not have any problems with the back of the armrest being higher than the tunnel top panel. Could you provide a few photos of the problem area?

I am wondering why no one has commented yet. Possibly because this is in the blog area and not in the STOL CH 750 Discussions area.

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