Zodiac 601 XL Project

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Re: Zodiac 601 XL Project

Postby Scotsman » Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:10 am

Time to bite the bullet....tried my first fibreglass layup for the front canopy fairing on the aircraft.

It seems to have worked out well for a first attempt at this and lots of sanding to be done still to get the front surface nice and smooth. Good idea to wear long sleeves when working with fibreglass...still itching today! :oops:
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Re: Zodiac 601 XL Project

Postby Scotsman » Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:14 am

Anyone with any advice on how to reduce the amount of sanding required after the piece has cured would be much appreciated!
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Re: Zodiac 601 XL Project

Postby Scotsman » Mon May 13, 2013 7:35 pm

A quick cell phone pic of some progress. Stick grip installed and working on the centre console to receive the throttle quadrant. In the same process trying to strengthen the arm rest in the centre as you cannot use it to help get in and out of the aircraft without it turning into a crumpled mess.
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Re: Zodiac 601 XL Project

Postby Tailspin » Wed May 15, 2013 1:27 pm

Dude

when you coming flying :?: :?: :?:
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Re: Zodiac 601 XL Project

Postby Tailspin » Wed May 15, 2013 1:28 pm

Dude

when you coming flying :?: :?: :?:
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Re: Zodiac 601 XL Project

Postby Scotsman » Wed May 15, 2013 2:58 pm

Too scared of these trike things! Trying at the minute to requalify my PPL.....six ground exams down two to go.

Have you been flying your pride and joy lots?
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Re: Zodiac 601 XL Project

Postby Induna » Sun Dec 20, 2015 8:52 pm

Hi,

I purchased this project from James. I have made some progress...

More info and pictures are at http://www.avcom.co.za/phpBB3/viewtopic ... 9#p1678799

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