#### Aircraft Artist

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Example: I was looking at building a Zenith 801. The plane is 10' tall. How tall will it be if I put floats on it?

This is important in how tall of a hangar door I need.

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Example: I was looking at building a Zenith 801. The plane is 10' tall. How tall will it be if I put floats on it?

This is important in how tall of a hangar door I need.

On amphibious floats? Probably another 3 ft, but you should probably talk to the people at Zenith.

Example: I was looking at building a Zenith 801. The plane is 10' tall. How tall will it be if I put floats on it?

This is important in how tall of a hangar door I need.

That's what I was thinking...boy is that gonna be one tall door.

Looked at it for a Fly Baby once. Float version as about 33"-36" higher.

Ron Wanttaja

Ron Wanttaja

A 4m high door is heaps, you could probably get by with a 3.5m door. For the Americans, that is 12 foot is heaps - you might get by with 10 or 11ft.

It's going to vary from one airplane type to the next, but this is the closest to a fast answer I could find:

Example: I was looking at building a Zenith 801. The plane is 10' tall. How tall will it be if I put floats on it?

This is important in how tall of a hangar door I need.

A. In the case of the STOL CH 750, the rudder is raised approximately 2 feet and 4 inches (11 ft. total) when the aircraft is mounted on a set of #1450 amphibious floats. The struts provided in Zenair's generic rigging kits still need to be cut to size (length); aircraft height can therefore still be modified based on needs of particular installation (i.e. more prop clearance, etc.)

Taken from: http://www.zenairfloats.com/qa.html

Since the 801 is a bit bigger than the 750 I would budget for the plane to sit about 3 feet higher. Better still, contact Zenair and ask them yourself. Since they make the airplane kit