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Following are the latest STOL CH 701 photo assembly guides. The following is published to supplement (and not replace) the drawings. If a discrepancy arises between these photo assembly guides and the Drawings, the Drawings always take precedence. These documents are presented in the Adobe Acrobat file format for online viewing and easy printing. The photos are presented in low-resolution for quicker downloads.

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STOL CH 701 Photo Assembly Guides
Documents STOL CH 701 Photo Assembly Guides Revision Last Update
updates-rev-1 Summary of Updates to the STOL CH 701 Photo Assembly Guides (4 pages) Rev. 1 10/31/03
701-contstruct-manual STOL CH 701 Basic Construction Manual 18 pages – 4th edition 4th ed. 12/2003
CS Construction Standards for Zenair Light Airplanes Draft 3/11
Title Page STOL CH 701 Photo Assembly Guides Title Page 11/15/04
TAIL - Sections R & H
Documents TAIL – Sections R & H Revision Last Update
introduction Introduction to building – 18 pages 10/02 11/6/02
Click here information on the Metalworking101 DVD from HomebuiltHelp.com which covers the step-by-step assembly of the STOL CH 701 rudder.
rudder-1 Rudder (vertical tail) Assembly: Section 1 of 3: Rudder Skeleton Rev. 1.7 02/10
rudder-2 Rudder (vertical tail) Assembly: Section 2 of 3: Rudder Skins Rev. 1.9 02/01/10
rudder-3 Rudder (vertical tail) Assembly: Section 3 of 3: Optional Tail Light Rev. 1.1 8/18/04
Horizontal Tail - Section H
Documents Horizontal Tail – Section H Revision Last Update
Click here for information on "Building your Zenith CH701 Horizontal Tail" DVD from HomebuiltHelp.com which covers the step-by-step assembly of the STOL CH 701 horizontal tail sections.
tail-1 Horizontal Tail Assembly: 1 of 5: Stabilizer Skeleton Rev. 1.21 2/10
tail-2 Horizontal Tail Assembly: 2 of 5 Rev. 1.2 1/31/03
tail-3 Horizontal Tail Assembly: 3 of 5 Rev. 1.4 5/13/04
tail-4 Horizontal Tail Assembly: 4 of 5 Rev. 1.2 9/09
tail-5 Horizontal Tail Assembly: 5 of 5 Rev. 1.2 2/03
Wings - Section V
Documents Wings – Section V Revision Last Update
wing-1a Wing Assembly – Internal Structure Rev. 2 2/3/06
wing-1b Wing Assembly – Internal Structure Rev. 2.1 2/23/06
wing-2a Wing Assembly – Wing Rear Channel Rev. 2.01 5/24/07
wing-2b Wing Assembly – Wing Rear Channel Rev. 2 2/3/06
wing-3a Wing Top Rear Skins Rev. 2 12/12/05
wing-3b Wing Lower Rear Skin Rev. 2 2/3/06
wing-4a Wing Nose Skin Rev. 2 2/3/06
wing-4b Wing Nose Skin Rev. 2.01 7/17/07
wing-4c Wing Nose Skin Rev. 2 2/3/06
wing-5a Fuel Sender Unit Rev. 1.2 2/23/06
wing-5b Wing Assembly – Installation of the Fuel Tanks Rev. 1.2 11/27/04
wing-6a Wing Assembly – Wing Tip Rev. 2 2/3/06
wing-6b Wing Assembly – Wing Tip Rev. 2 2/3/06
wing-6c Wing Tip Nav / Strobe Lights Rev. 2 2/1/06
wing-7a Wing Assembly – Wing Root Rev. 2 2/3/06
wing-7b Wing Assembly – Wing Root Rev. 2 2/3/06
WING LEADING EDGE SLATS - Sections A & S
Documents WING LEADING EDGE SLATS – Sections A & S Revision Last Update
flaperons-1 Flaperons Assembly (1 of 2) Rev. 2.1 1/17/07
flaperons-2 Flaperons Assembly (2 of 2) Rev. 1.0 12/01
slats-1 Leading Edge Slats Assembly (1 of 2) Rev. 1.1 9/8/04
slats-2 Leading Edge Slats Assembly (2 of 2) Rev. 1.0 1/2/02

FUSELAGE - Section F
Documents FUSELAGE – Section F Revision Last Update
F5-3Z Top Channel "Zee" Reinforcement Dated 10/2001 10/15/01
Rear Fuselage
Documents Rear Fuselage Revision Last Update
fuse-1 Assembling the bottom skin Rev. 1.2 4/03
fuse-2 Building Up the Fuselage From the Bottom Skin Rev. 1.3 10/03
fuse-3 Assembling the Side Skins & Joining the Fuselage Skins Rev. 1.2 4/03
fuse-4 Squaring the Fuselage & Installing Extended Baggage Compartment Rev. 1.4 12/03
fuse-5 Installing the Forward Baggage Rev. 1.2 4/03
Forward Fuselage
Documents Forward Fuselage Revision Last Update
fuse-6 Assembling the Firewall Rev. 1.2 1/27/04
fuse-7 Installing the Nose Gear Rev. 1.4 1/09
fuse-8 Forward Fuselage Floor Skins Rev. 1.3 10/03
fuse-9 Forward Fuselage Cabin Sides Rev. 1.2 10/03
Cabin Area Fuselage
Documents Cabin Area Fuselage Revision Last Update
fuse-10 Fuselage / Cabin Frame Rev. 1.31 11/09
fuse-11 Front Side Skin Installation Rev. 1.1a 04/07
fuse-12 Seat 7F16-1 Rev. 1.0 5/03
Gears, Wheels and Controls
Documents Gear and Wheels (Section L) & CONTROLS (Section C) Revision Last Update
Gear – 1 Landing Gear / Wheels 7-L-2 Rev. 3 9/15/16
Nosewheel Bungee Installation Tool allows you to install or replace nose gear bungee easily in minutes.
Controls – 2 Controls Assembly – Torque Tube Rev. 1.0 3/27/03
Controls – 3 Controls Assembly – Flaperon Rev. 1.0 3/27/03
Controls – 4 Controls Assembly – Rudder Cables Rev. 1.1 5/24/11
Deflections Control Deflections 2/2003 2/2003
Final Assembly
Documents Final Assembly Revision Last Update
install-rud Final Assembly – Rudder to Fuselage 1.2 4/03
doors- fibr Bubble Doors – Fiberglass Frame 1.0 10/07
doors Final Assembly – Cabin Doors (standard) 2.0 8/02
bubble-doors-list Bubble Doors Parts List 1.0 10/3/2003
bubble-doors1 Bubble Doors Option – 1 of 2 1.0 10/03
bubble-doors2 Bubble Doors Option – 2 of 2 1.0 10/03
install-windsh Final Assembly – Windshield 1.0 1/30/03
Rotax 912S Engine Installation
Documents Rotax 912S Engine Installation Revision Last Update
r912s-ring-1a Engine Mount/ Oil Reservoir/ Throttle Rev. 1.0 01/07
r912s-ring-1b Throttle Bellcrank/ Cable Stop Rev. 1.0 01/07
r912s-ring-1c Throttle Rods and Choke Cable Rev. 1.0 01/07
r912s-ring-2 Rear Ring Mount Rev. 1.1 5/22/07
r912s-ring-3 Water Pump/ Ring Mount/ Radiator Rev. 1.0 01/07
r912s-ring-4 Engine Installation/Oil Cooler and Oil Lines Rev. 2.0 9/17/12
r912s-ring-5 Radiator Hose/ Prop and Spinner Installation Rev. 1.0 01/07
r912s-ring-6 Cowl Rev. 1.0 01/07
r912s-ring-7 Muffler Rev. 1.0 01/07
Rotax 912S Firewall Forward Install
Documents Rotax 912S Firewall Forward Install Revision Last Update
Rotax 912 Installation Tips & Techniques instructional DVD from HomeBuiltHELP.com
r912s-1 Engine Mount – Old Style Bed-Mount Rev. 1.1 5/03
r912s-2 Radiator / Oil Cooler – Old Style Bed-Mount Rev. 1.1 5/03
r912s-3 Radiator Hose – Old Style Bed-Mount Rev. 1.0 5/03
r912s-4 Oil Reservoir / Oil Lines – Old Style Bed-Mount Rev. 1.0 5/03
r912s-5 Throttle Bellcrank – Old Style Bed-Mount Rev. 1.0 5/03
r912s-6 Throttle Rods and Choke Cables – Old Style Bed-Mount Rev. 1.0 1/28/03
r912s-7 Air Filter and Muffler – Old Style Bed-Mount Rev. 1.0 5/03
r912s-8 Cowling – Old Style Bed-Mount Rev. 1.0 6/02
r912s-9 Final Installation / Battery – Old Style Bed-Mount Rev. 1.0 6/03

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