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About Mel Chandler
Mel Chandler, MD, is a retired family physician who achieved his private pilot license in his home state of Iowa in 1976 but work, family, and money kept him from owning or flying for most of his years. The light sport movement and development of kit aircraft directed Mel to search for an aluminum kit aircraft. Zenith produced the STOL 750 and Mel began his kit in 2014, finishing in 2018. Gonzo, his Zenith, is the result. He and his wife Carol Jean enjoy short day flights in the Puget Sound area, where beauty and quiet is ever present.
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