Idaho 701

I made a 500' strip in this field on our property. Slight slope. Elevation is 4000' and both landing and takeoff are easily done in 100 to 150'.

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Comment by Deane Philip on April 11, 2013 at 3:42pm

hello from New Zealand that is a mint paint job

Comment by Doug Kandle on May 19, 2012 at 9:51pm

I came up with the basic scheme. Sherry (my wife) chose the colors and John Rogers (Aero Color, Homedale ID) did the painting. I didn't want straight, or sharp edged lines on this plane because air doesn't flow that way and the shape of a 701 already rather straight edged. Fades or transitions better represent the way air flows around a plane. So I chose flowing lines and transitions to counter the natural shape of the 701.

Comment by Shelley Kemp on May 10, 2012 at 1:12pm

This is the first paint or wrap work that has stopped me cold in your tracks!  Did you have someone do it for you?  I'd love a chance to make this our color scheme! (It won't be for a few years though :-)

Comment by J. Rafael Garcia on March 16, 2012 at 11:29am

I was looking for a paint scheme for my 750. I think I found it! As Bob said - SICK paint job!

Comment by Jerry Griego on December 23, 2011 at 11:24pm

nice looking 701.

Comment by Doug Kandle on December 23, 2011 at 8:50pm

I have about 200 hours on the plane. It flies great. All stock, except for head rests (which I view as a safety modification), VGs on the elevator, and a fuel vapor return line. I am considering adding a tail wheel because on landing the tail can get quite close to the ground. I have touched it on a strip with some significant dips.

Comment by Andre Levesque on December 23, 2011 at 8:15pm

Beautiful paint job....great looking plane...Congratulations.

Comment by Sebastien Heintz on December 23, 2011 at 7:49pm

"7-Oh-Fun"

Comment by Bob McDonald on December 23, 2011 at 6:30pm

I believe "the kids call it SICK" ... which is the same as my generation's "COOL".  Great picture.

Comment by David Peterson on December 23, 2011 at 6:11pm

That's a pretty wicked paint-job! I like it ...

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