Flight to Sun N Fun 2023 : FL59 – KLAL
A quick set of videos put together from my dash cam recorder of flight from home base FL59 – Buckingham airfield to KLAL – Lakeland international airport for the Aviation Expo – Sun N fun 2023
Post Phase 1 – Conditional inspection and few updates
After phase 1 completion and conditional inspection done – went out for the first flight this am and all things check out good – ready for sun-n-fun – weather god permitting. The following are few updates that are mostly cosmetic in nature that were done to the baby.
Phase 1 – Completed
After a lot of waiting and flying the most awaited and anxious 40 hrs of phase 1 test flying – my Zenith Corvair Cruiser “Tuk-Tuk Toucan” has performed as expected and is now a plane – it’s official.
My first solo of TukTukToucan
Thanks to the ever changing weather in South Florida – finally I got a break this week to do the Solo flying on my 6 year old Zenith project – where in I can say : I did it – I built it and I flew it and the experience […]
First Flight – DONESKI
After due deliberations, we were able to do the first 2 hrs of test flight for my Zenith 750 Cruzer Here is a quick video of the take off and landing for the first flight.
A quick blurb from Experimental Aircraft Channel
Thanks to Bryan Walstrom of Experimental Aircraft Channel – that on an impromptu visit, he was able to capture few details about my Corvair Powered Zenith Cruser – TukTuk Toucan 🙂 Check the video here
Prepare for AWC – Airworthiness Cert by FAA / FSDO
It’s finally the time to show case the hard work on this project Zenith N750RN and get approval from DAR of Tampa FSDO
Finalizing the Instrument Panel
Instrument panel is finally at a usable stage with the following Air Speed Indicator Grand Rapids EFIS Firelight supported iPad mini ELT For Corvair – Air/Fuel Ratio gauge Circuit breakers and all other good stuff …