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N601WD - Example of Zenith Zodiac CH 650 ( http://www.zenithair.com/zodiac/ch650/index.html )
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Features and internal structure of Zodiac CH 650.
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May 19, 2009 - Took demo ride at Zenith Aircraft factory in Mexico, MO.  Purchased kit.
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June 19, 2009 - Crate containing complete kit arrived.  Parts visible are the fuel tanks.
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July 1, 2009 - Starting rudder assembly.  Making first cut on first part of the airplane.
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Rudder assembled with clecos (temporary fasteners).
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Final riveting of rudder.
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July 4, 2009 - Rudder completed.  First component of the airplane.
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Internal structure of horizontal stabilizer.
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Wrapping skin on stabilizer.
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July 15, 2009 - Horizontal stabilizer completed.
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Working on elevator.
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Testing and calibrating electric elevator trim control.
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Grandson, Jordan, fascinated by riveting process.
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July 26, 2009 - Elevator completed and connected to stabilizer with clecos.  Tail section now complete.  Total rivets used to date = 1035.
 

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