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Comment by Zenith Aero on November 27, 2018 at 9:30am

Watch the first flight video:

Make sure to watch it to the end to see a slideshow of the plans-built project, starting at 10:30

Comment by Clint L Gosch on November 23, 2018 at 12:43pm

Hi Kay,  The project took 7 years, 3 months from first form block to first flight.  Your 640 looks fantastic!

Comment by Kay C. Caldwell on November 23, 2018 at 9:53am

How long did it take to complete your 750?  From one plans builder to another, nice work!!

Comment by Clint L Gosch on November 23, 2018 at 7:55am

Thanks guys!  I'll hopefully be posting a video of the flight soon (at least as soon as I can figure out my editing software).  The plane flew very nicely, was able to trim for hands off.  Can't wait for the weather to improve so I can get back up there!  The plane is indeed 100% CH750 STOL, minus the rear windows. All plans built with the exception of the steel parts, doors, windshield, and a few thicker aluminum pieces.  I'm not sure who put the 701 tag on it, but I'll look into fixing it.  Thanks again for all the great comments!

Comment by Jon Humberd on November 22, 2018 at 7:55pm

Congrats! Had my first flight a couple of months ago and am truly enjoying mine!

I have to ask though, how much of your plane is 701vs750? It doesn't look hardly right for a 701 (windshield, flaperon brackets, etc).

Nice looking bird regardless!

Comment by ronald zielke on November 22, 2018 at 7:12pm

I am very proud of you, and a bit envious, I'm working with a DAR now. 

Comment by Buzz Harvey on November 22, 2018 at 6:01pm
Congratulations Clint. It looks very cold there...I hope you installed a cabin heater!
Comment by Wayne Clagg on November 22, 2018 at 4:35pm

Congratulations Clint! Welcome to the plans built club. May you have many enjoyable hours in the plane!

Comment by Joe Harrington on November 22, 2018 at 3:20pm

Congratulations Clint! You have done it the hard way and she looks great! I hope I get to see it in person some day.

Joe

Comment by Shawn Magin on November 22, 2018 at 2:13pm

Major achievement..first flight in an airplane you built yourself! Congrats and fun and safe flying to come!

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