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Following are the latest STOL CH 601 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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CH650 / CH 601 XL CONSTRUCTION
Documents Description Revision Last Update
Title Page ZODIAC XL Photo Assembly Guides Title Page 11/15/04
introduction Basic Introduction to Building (rudder) – 18 pages 10/02 11/6/02
ZODIAC XL Photo Assembly Guides Title Page
Documents Description Revision Last Update
Construction Manual Construction Manual – Introduction 10/02
CS Construction Standards for Zenair Light Airplanes Draft 3/11
xl-parts-cat Zodiac XL Illustrated Parts Catalog – 22 pages Draft 4/07
Tail Sections
Documents Description Revision Last Update
Link Building your Zodiac Horizontal Tail" DVD from HomeBuiltHELP.com
6-T-1A Stabilizer Front Spar 2.5 06/01/07
6-T-1B Stabilizer Rear Spar 2.4 02/28/05
6-T-1C Stabilizer Skeleton 2.4 02/28/05
6-T-2A Stabilizer Skin 2.3 06/01/06
6-T-2B Piano Hinge 2.4 10/20/06
6-T-2C Stabilizer Installation on Fuselage 2.3 02/28/05
6-T-3A Elevator Ribs & Skin 3.5 02/28/06
6-T-3B Elevator Horns 3.3 02/28/06
6-T-3C Elevator Cutout 3.3 6/01/07
6-T-4 CNC Rudder Spar & Ribs (pre-drilled rudder spar) 3.21 12/10/07
65-T-4 Zodiac CH 650 Rudder Spar & Ribs 1.01 10/16/08
6-T-5-CNC Rudder Rear & Nose Skins (pre-drilled skins) 3.1 5/7/07
65-T-5 Zodiac CH 650 Rudder Rear & Nose Skins 1.01 10/16/08
6-T-6 Trim Tab 3.0 06/30/05
6-T-6 DRAWING: Trim Tab 08/05
6-NSO-1 Rudder Position Light 1.1 4/19/04
Wings
Documents Description Revision Last Update
Wing Construction Wing Construction DVD from HomebuiltHELP.com: A step-by step guile
6-w-1 Wings: Flaps 3.3 3/12/07
6-w-2 Wings: Ailerons 3.0 10/15/06
6-w-3 Wings: Outboard Wing Spar Assembly 3.1 6/24/05
6-w-5 Wings: Spar Tip / Nose Rib 3.1 6/24/05
6-w-6 Wings: Rear Ribs / Aileron Bellcrank 3.0 6/24/05
6-w-7a Wings: Rear Channel/ Right Wing Skeleton 4.1 6/24/05
6-w-7b Wing Assembly 4.1 6/24/05
6-w-8a Wing Skins: 1 of 2 3.2 6/24/05
6-w-8aa Wing Assembly: Checking Wing Twist 1.0 1/17/07
6-w-8b Wing Skins: 2 of 2 3.3 6/10/05
6-w-9 Wings: Tie Down Ring/ Access Cover/ Wing Tip / Pitot Tube 2.4 6/24/05
6-w-10 Wings: Aileron Control / Bellcrank/ Deflection / Stops 3.2 8/14/06
6-K-1 Wings: Leading Edge Wing Tanks/ Fuel Sender 3.0 1/23/03
6-K-1b Wings: Fuel Sender 1.1 2/23/06
6-LLO-1 Wings: Landing Light Option 3.3 5/19/06
fuel-2nd Fuel System – 2nd Edition Drawings: Auxiliary Fuel System Plumbing DWG 1/03
6W13 1st Edition Drawings: Auxiliary Fuel System Plumbing DWG 1/03
6B24 1st Edition Drawings: Alternative installation of fuel shut off DWG 1/03
Fuselage
Documents Description Revision Last Update
Link Building your Zodiac CH 601 XL Fuselage Part 1 DVD from HomeBuiltHELP.com
Link Building your Zodiac CH 601 XL Fuselage Part 2 DVD from HomeBuiltHELP.com
Link Building your Zodiac CH 601 XL Fuselage Part 3 DVD from HomeBuiltHELP.com
6-B-1 Fuselage Bottom / Horizontal Tail Frames 3.0 7/22/05
6-B-2 Rear Bottom Longerons / Rear Fuselage Members 3.0 7/22/05
6-B-3 Rear Side Skins / Rear Fuselage Members 3.2 1/18/07
6-B-4 Rear Fuselage Riveting 3.0 8/18/05
6-B-5 Gear Channel 2.1 3/31/05
6-B-6 Firewall & Stiffener/ Engine Mount Fittings (CNC) 2.3 2/05/08
6-B-7 Firewall Riveting/ Firewall Front & Rear Stiffeners 2.3 2/05/08
Link Nosewheel Bungee Installation Tool allows you to install or replace nose gear bungee easily in minutes.
6-B-8 Cabin Floor 2.1 3/31/05
6-B-9 Rudder Pedal / Toe Brakes 2.1 3/31/05
6-B-10 Front Floor Skin/ Center Wing Spar 2.1 3/31/05
6-B-11A Upper Front Longerons / Fuselage Side Skins 2.1 3/31/05
6-B-11B Upper Front Longerons / Fuselage Side Skins 2.1 3/31/05
6-B-11C Upper Front Longerons / Fuselage Side Skins 2.1 3/31/05
6-B-11D Upper Front Longerons / Fuselage Side Skins 2.2 1/24/07
6-B-12 Fuselage 2.2 8/18/05
6-B-13 Wing Jig / Center Wing Spar Uprights 2.1 3/31/05
6-B-14 Joining Fuselage Assemblies / Main Gear Attach. 2.2 8/18/05
6-B-14-DWG DRAWING 6-B-14 3/05 3/21/05
6-B-15 Forward Fuselage Stiffeners / Front Seat Panel 2.1 8/18/05
6-B-16A Seat Back Support 2.2 8/18/05
6-B-16B Baggage Panel 2.1 8/18/05
6-B-16C Longeron Doubler 2.1 8/18/05
6-B-17 Control Stick / Torque Tube 2.3 8/18/05
6-B-18 Arm Rest / Seat Bottom / Seat Belt Attachment 2.1 8/18/05
6-B-19-DWG Update: Installing the new style linear flap actuator 10/2007
6-B-19 Wing Flaps Control (old style flap actuator) 2.0 8/18/05
6-B-21A Shoulder Harness Attachment 2.3 8/18/05
6-B-21B Fuselage Top Skins 2.2 8/18/05
6-B-21C Fuselage Assembly 2.2 8/18/05
6-G Landing Gear / Brake Lines 1.11 5/8/07
fuselage-door Fuselage Bottom Access Door Option 1.0 1/3/05
6-ADO-1 DRAWING: Fuselage Bottom Access Door Option DWG 1/11/05
Dual Control Sticks Option
Documents Description Revision Last Update
ds-1of3 Dual Control Sticks Option: Section 1 of 3 1.0 1/21/04
ds-2of3 Dual Control Sticks Option: Section 2 of 3 1.0 1/21/04
ds-3of3 Dual Control Sticks Option: Section 3 of 3 1.0 1/21/04
Tail-Wheel (tail dragger) Gear Option
Documents Description Revision Last Update
td0 Tail-Wheel Gear Option: Parts List 1.0 1/26/04
td1 Tail-Wheel Gear Option: Section 1 of 4 1.0 1/26/04
td2 Tail-Wheel Gear Option: Section 2 of 4 1.0 1/26/04
td3 Tail-Wheel Gear Option: Section 3 of 4 1.0 1/26/04
td4 Tail-Wheel Gear Option: Section 4 of 4 1.0 1/26/04
Canopy
Documents Description Revision Last Update
Link 601XL to CH650 Canopy Conversion – A step by step video guide for converting your 601XL canopy to the new style CH650 canopy DVD from HomebuiltHELP.com
6-c-1 Canopy Hinge 3.0 10/28/05
6-c-2 Canopy Side Frames 3.0 10/28/05
6-c-3 Canopy Frame/ Inside & Outside Frame 2.0 3/13/03
6-c-3a Canopy Frame/ Inside & Outside Frame 3.0 10/28/05
6-c-3b Canopy Frame 3.0 10/28/05
6-c-3c Canopy Frame 3.0 10/28/05
6-c-3d Canopy Frame 3.0 10/28/05
6-c-4 Canopy Release/ Canopy Screws & Seals 2.0 3/13/03
Jabiru 3300 Engine Installation Manuals
Documents Description
The Jabiru 3300 engine installation for the Zodiac is supplied and supported by Jabiru USA Sport Aircraft LLC
2842 Highway 231
North Shelbyville TN 37160
Tel: 800-JABIRU1 (800-522-4781) info@usjabiru.com
Jabiru USA offers detailed assembly manuals on their website for installation of the Jabiru 3300 engine.
Jabiru Engine Installation Seminar" DVD fromHomebuiltHELP.com
Rotax 912S Engine Installation
Documents Description Revision Last Update
912S-1 Rotax 912S Engine Installation: Engine Mount 1.0 6/24/02
912S-2 Rotax 912S Engine Installation: Bolting on the Engine 1.1 12/02
912S-3 Rotax 912S Engine Installation: Engine Controls: Throttle / Choke 1.0 6/24/02
912S-4 Rotax 912S Engine Installation: Radiator 1.0 6/24/02
912S-5 Rotax 912S Engine Installation: Oil Radiator 1.1 12/03
912S-6 Rotax 912S Engine Installation: Propeller 1.0 6/24/02
912S-7 Rotax 912S Engine Installation: Engine Cowl 1.0 6/24/02
912S-8 Rotax 912S Engine Installation: Exhaust / Muffler 1.0 6/24/02
912S-9 Rotax 912S Engine Installation: Air Filter 1.2 11/03
912S-10 Rotax 912S Engine Installation: Electric System 1.0 6/24/02
Aircraft Finishing / Options
Documents Description Revision Last Update
6WFO-1A Wheel Fairings Option Section 1 (new style fairing) 2.0 6/29/06
6WFO-1B Wheel Fairings Option Section 2 (new style fairing) 2.0 6/29/06
Panel Sample Instrument Panel Layouts (template) 10/2010

 
 

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