Zenith CH601XL / CH650 Fuselage Part 1: lower fuselage and firewall

Zenith CH601XL / CH650
Fuselage Part 1

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A step-by-step video guide for builders of the popular Zenith CH601XL aircraft kit. Fuselage Part 1 takes you through the lower fuselage build plus the firewall.

This DVD is a double disk volume in a series of videos being developed to cover the entire build process for the CH601XL kit.

Fuselage Part 1 is a great starting place to begin your CH601 project there are no prerequisite assemblies that need to be completed before starting. To get started, you only need a legal set of plans for the aircraft and at least the fuselage sub kit from Zenith. The FUSELAGE Part 1 takes you from the very beginning steps to completing the rear section, the floor, and the firewall components of the aircraft fuselage.

This affordable video is divided into various chapters to make navigation and review of desired sections fast and easy.

A snippet of the video:


  • bottom fuselage frame and skin
  • rear fuselage area
  • sequence of assembly and riveting
  • fuselage alignment
  • brake cylinder mount
  • front floor construction
  • center wing spar and jig
  • laying out firewall components
  • firewall center channel


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Can't live without it! Aug 11, 2011 Bennett Scheuer
  Wow! Having viewed them, it is difficult to imagine building without them. As a first time builder I clearly will enter into this project with a confidence I would not otherwise have had. Your production methods have produced a teaching tool that is clear, and easy to understand... the next best thing to having you or Gus standing next to me. Anyone anticipating building a 601xl, would be a... more...