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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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ZODIAC XL Drawing Updates
Documents Description Revision Last Update
updates 2012 3nd Edition Drawings: Summary of drawings revisions from second edition 2/12 2/12
updates 2010 2nd Edition Drawings: Summary of drawings revisions from first edition 8/10 8/10
List of changes List of changes from the Zodiac XL (4th edition 1/2008 drawings) to the Zodiac CH 650 (1st edition 8/2008) 8/08 8/08
Elevator Deflection Elevator Deflection Approved modification to limit elevator deflection per Chris Heintz letter dated 25 March 2008 3/2008
Letter Chris Heintz letter dated 25 March 2008
6-B-19 Update: Installing the new style linear flap actuator 10/2007
updates 2007 Summary of drawings revisions included in 4th edition (Revisions from 03/06 to 1/08 ) 1/2008
updates 2006 Summary of drawings revisions included in 3rd edition 3rd revision Drawings. (Revisions from 08/05 to 03/06) 3/2006 3/2006
updates 2005b Summary of drawings revisions from 4/05 to 08/05 10/2005 10/2005
updates 2005a Summary of drawings revisions from 12/04 to 4/05 4/2005 4/2005
updates 2004b Summary of drawings revisions from 4/04 to 12/04 12/2004 12/2004
updates 2004a Summary of drawings revisions from 11/03 to 4/04 4/2004 4/2004
updates 2003b Summary of drawings revisions from 07/03 to 11/03 12/2003 12/03
updates 2003a Summary of revisions from 2/03 to 6/03 6/2003 6/2003
updates 2002 Summary of revisions from 6/02 to 1/03 1/2003 1/2003
updates Drawings updates to ZODIAC XL (1st edition) – 12 pages – summary of revisions included in the 3rd printing (5/02) 5/02 9/20/02


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