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

DocumentsSTOL CH 701 Photo Assembly GuidesRevisionLast Update
updates-rev-1Summary of Updates to the STOL CH 701 Photo Assembly Guides (4 pages)Rev. 110/31/03
701-contstruct-manualSTOL CH 701 Basic Construction Manual 18 pages – 4th edition4th ed.12/2003
CSConstruction Standards for Zenair Light AirplanesDraft3/11
Title PageSTOL CH 701 Photo Assembly Guides Title Page11/15/04

TAIL – Section R & H

DocumentsTAIL – Sections R & HRevisionLast Update
introductionIntroduction to building – 18 pages10/0211/6/02
Click here information on the Metalworking101 DVD from which covers the step-by-step assembly of the STOL CH 701 rudder.
rudder-1Rudder (vertical tail) Assembly: Section 1 of 3: Rudder SkeletonRev. 1.7
rudder-2Rudder (vertical tail) Assembly: Section 2 of 3: Rudder SkinsRev. 1.902/01/10
rudder-3Rudder (vertical tail) Assembly: Section 3 of 3: Optional Tail LightRev. 1.18/18/04

Horizontal Tail – Section H

DocumentsHorizontal Tail – Section HRevisionLast Update
Click here for information on “Building your Zenith CH701 Horizontal Tail” DVD from which covers the step-by-step assembly of the STOL CH 701 horizontal tail sections.
tail-1Horizontal Tail Assembly: 1 of 5: Stabilizer SkeletonRev. 1.212/10
tail-2Horizontal Tail Assembly: 2 of 5Rev. 1.21/31/03
tail-3Horizontal Tail Assembly: 3 of 5Rev. 1.45/13/04
tail-4Horizontal Tail Assembly: 4 of 5Rev. 1.29/09
tail-5Horizontal Tail Assembly: 5 of 5Rev. 1.22/03

Wings – Section V

DocumentsWings – Section VRevisionLast Update
wing-1aWing Assembly – Internal StructureRev. 22/3/06
wing-1bWing Assembly – Internal StructureRev. 2.12/23/06
wing-2aWing Assembly – Wing Rear ChannelRev. 2.015/24/07
wing-2bWing Assembly – Wing Rear ChannelRev. 22/3/06
wing-3aWing Top Rear SkinsRev. 212/12/05
wing-3bWing Lower Rear SkinRev. 22/3/06
wing-4aWing Nose SkinRev. 22/3/06
wing-4bWing Nose SkinRev. 2.017/17/07
wing-4cWing Nose SkinRev. 22/3/06
wing-5aFuel Sender UnitRev. 1.22/23/06
wing-5bWing Assembly – Installation of the Fuel TanksRev. 1.211/27/04
wing-6aWing Assembly – Wing TipRev. 22/3/06
wing-6bWing Assembly – Wing TipRev. 22/3/06
wing-6cWing Tip Nav / Strobe LightsRev. 22/1/06
wing-7aWing Assembly – Wing RootRev. 22/3/06
wing-7bWing Assembly – Wing RootRev. 22/3/06


DocumentsWING LEADING EDGE SLATS – Sections A & SRevisionLast Update
flaperons-1Flaperons Assembly (1 of 2)Rev. 2.11/17/07
flaperons-2Flaperons Assembly (2 of 2)Rev. 1.012/01
slats-1Leading Edge Slats Assembly (1 of 2)Rev. 1.19/8/04
slats-2Leading Edge Slats Assembly (2 of 2)Rev. 1.01/2/02

FUSELAGE – Section F

DocumentsFUSELAGE – Section FRevisionLast Update
F5-3ZTop Channel “Zee” ReinforcementDated 10/200110/15/01

Rear Fuselage

DocumentsRear FuselageRevisionLast Update
fuse-1Assembling the bottom skinRev. 1.24/03
fuse-2Building Up the Fuselage From the Bottom SkinRev. 1.310/03
fuse-3Assembling the Side Skins & Joining the Fuselage SkinsRev. 1.24/03
fuse-4Squaring the Fuselage & Installing Extended Baggage CompartmentRev. 1.412/03
fuse-5Installing the Forward BaggageRev. 1.24/03

Forward Fuselage

DocumentsForward FuselageRevisionLast Update
fuse-6Assembling the FirewallRev. 1.21/27/04
fuse-7Installing the Nose GearRev. 1.4
fuse-8Forward Fuselage Floor SkinsRev. 1.310/03
fuse-9Forward Fuselage Cabin SidesRev. 1.210/03

Cabin Area Fuselage

DocumentsCabin Area FuselageRevisionLast Update
fuse-10Fuselage / Cabin FrameRev. 1.3111/09
fuse-11Front Side Skin InstallationRev. 1.1a04/07
fuse-12Seat 7F16-1Rev. 1.05/03

Gears Wheel and Controls

DocumentsGear and Wheels (Section L) & CONTROLS (Section C)RevisionLast Update
Gear – 1Landing Gear / Wheels 7-L-2Rev. 39/15/16
Nosewheel Bungee Installation Tool allows you to install or replace nose gear bungee easily in minutes.
Controls – 2Controls Assembly – Torque TubeRev. 1.03/27/03
Controls – 3Controls Assembly – FlaperonRev. 1.03/27/03
Controls – 4Controls Assembly – Rudder CablesRev. 1.15/24/11
DeflectionsControl DeflectionsRev. 1.12/2003

Final Assembly

DocumentsFinal AssemblyRevisionLast Update
install-rudFinal Assembly – Rudder to Fuselage1.24/03
doors- fibrBubble Doors – Fiberglass Frame1.010/07
doorsFinal Assembly – Cabin Doors (standard)2.08/02
bubble-doors-listBubble Doors Parts List1.010/3/2003
bubble-doors1Bubble Doors Option – 1 of 21.010/03
bubble-doors2Bubble Doors Option – 2 of 21.010/03
install-windshFinal Assembly – Windshield1.01/30/03

Rotax 912S Engine Installation

DocumentsRotax 912S Engine InstallationRevisionLast Update
r912s-ring-1aEngine Mount/ Oil Reservoir/ ThrottleRev. 1.001/07
r912s-ring-1bThrottle Bellcrank/ Cable StopRev. 1.001/07
r912s-ring-1cThrottle Rods and Choke CableRev. 1.001/07
r912s-ring-2Rear Ring MountRev. 1.15/22/07
r912s-ring-3Water Pump/ Ring Mount/ RadiatorRev. 1.001/07
r912s-ring-4Engine Installation/Oil Cooler and Oil LinesRev. 2.09/17/12
r912s-ring-5Radiator Hose/ Prop and Spinner InstallationRev. 1.001/07
r912s-ring-6CowlRev. 1.001/07
r912s-ring-7MufflerRev. 1.001/07

Rotax 912S Firewall Forward Install

DocumentsRotax 912S Firewall Forward InstallRevisionLast Update
Rotax 912 Installation Tips & Techniques instructional DVD from
r912s-1Engine Mount – Old Style Bed-MountRev. 1.15/03
r912s-2Radiator / Oil Cooler – Old Style Bed-MountRev. 1.15/03
r912s-3Radiator Hose – Old Style Bed-MountRev. 1.05/03
r912s-4Oil Reservoir / Oil Lines – Old Style Bed-MountRev. 1.05/03
r912s-5Throttle Bellcrank – Old Style Bed-MountRev. 1.05/03
r912s-6Throttle Rods and Choke Cables – Old Style Bed-MountRev. 1.01/28/03
r912s-7Air Filter and Muffler – Old Style Bed-MountRev. 1.05/03
r912s-8Cowling – Old Style Bed-MountRev. 1.06/02
r912s-9Final Installation / Battery – Old Style Bed-MountRev. 1.06/03

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