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Flight Testing Complete!

We did it! The forty hour flight test period has been completed.  Big thanks to EAA staff Kyle Voltz and Tim Hoversten for completing the 40 hour test period (and, of course, Tracy Buttles for performing the first flight). Here … Continue reading

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We did it!

The staff built Zenith CH 750 STOL had a successful first flight on Tuesday, 8/12/2014.  Tracy Buttles was at the controls.  A big thanks to the staff members who worked on the aircraft and the companies that supported the effort … Continue reading

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Airworthiness Inspection Complete!

Well, we made it!  The project is now officially an airplane in the eyes of the FAA.  When I took over the leadership of the EAA employee staff build, I set a goal of having it completed by AirVenture-Oshkosh 2014 and … Continue reading

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Oshkosh or Bust – Airworthiness Inspection Scheduled!

Thanks to some outstanding customer support from Dynon and B&C Specialty Products, we received replacement parts that have let us recover from our misstep in time to still make it to #OSH14 with an airworthiness certificate.  No time for a … Continue reading

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Fuel Flow Test and a Visit from Jack

EAA strongly encourages all homebuilders to perform fuel flow testing prior to flight testing.  Although not required for certification, the time to figure out if you have any fuel flow issues is on the ground.  For more info on fuel … Continue reading

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