Bob Simmons
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen R. Smith Mar 15, 2010. 4 Replies

 

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STOL CH 750
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Computer Systems Engineer
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Hi-Res CH 750 Pictures

Posted on February 6, 2009 at 3:07pm 2 Comments

For those who may not be aware of it yet, Zenith has posted a link on their web site to many hi-res pictures of the CH 750. These look to be the pictures from the KITPLANES magazine photo shoot. At least the pictures in the magazine article come from here. The link is below, and it's also on the CH 750 photo page on Zenith's web site.



CH 750 Pics



There are some really great pictures in… Continue

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At 7:23am on August 14, 2017, James R Depfer Sr. said…

Bob,

It doesn't matter that you responded so late anyway, since I haven't made any progress on an autopilot for my plane. I still follow the forum on a daily basis even though I completed my plane in 2012.

I'm sorry to hear about your broken back, and glad to see you back here. I still follow the forum, and have made several changes to my plane since I finished it. I've copied several mods posted by John Austin.

I still want to do the autopilot install on my plane but that may be something I consider next spring. Just this past week there have been new posts on the autopilot. Right now I'm still waiting for a Navworx ADS-B unit which I paid for last year, and hopefully will finally get sometime near the end of September. 

I just noticed your  were Computer Systems Engineer.....I got computer training in Navy and got out just short of 10 years. Repaired computers, worked for Control Data, Cray Research, and Silicon Graphics before retiring.

Hope to see you posting now that you're back into it. Good luck on keeping the wife happy. 

Jim

At 8:05pm on May 20, 2011, phillip maples said…

vicksburg has not closed yet....3,000 of the 5,000 feet from the south end was covered  last i checked.

At 3:03pm on January 24, 2011, Joseph Begany said…

Bob

 

Now that I have my plans I can't wait to get started.  I won't be able to start any real assemely till after my house addition is complete as agreed with the boss but I do hope to start fabricating ribs and other parts and set them aside till later.  Not real excited about the fuse plans.  Very confusing.  I obviously need to spen a lot of time studying them before I start on the fuse.  I can always by a fuse kit if I have to.  I plan to price the parts I will definitely need to buy a nd compare that to the a complete fuse kit and see just how valuable the kit will be.  The wings and tail feathers look fairly straight forward.  Any chance you will be able to start on yours soon?

 

Take care.

 

Joe Begany, Elyria, OH

At 8:54am on November 12, 2010, Terry Capps said…
Bob, Terry from PLR Pell City, AL. Have your uncle come by the airport and look me up. Would like to ask you a few questions on the 750. If you could contact me tcapps@plrairport.com Thanks
At 11:54pm on March 28, 2010, Bruce Cruikshank said…
It was a comment about having a constant speed prop on a CH 750, which does disqualify for LSA. I miss understood the rest of your comment. Sorry.
At 12:29pm on March 25, 2010, Bruce Cruikshank said…
Hi Bob, Back on Jan. 29th you posted a comment that a Experimental amateur built does not qualify for LSA operation. It's my understanding that if the aircraft fits all the parameters it can be operated as an LSA. There is an Ercoupes Cubs and Champs at local airport flying as LSA's why not E-AB's?
At 11:40pm on March 19, 2010, Jon Wachman said…
Bob, the aircraft flies really well with VGs. The aircraft really just mushes into the stall, the most noticeable thing is an increase in ROD. No wing drop, with or without flap.
The VGs on the lower elevator are really good. Nose can be held off to a very low speed.
At 2:32pm on March 19, 2010, Adel Alyahya said…
Well, I have to say. That's not my own work shop; it is a temporary place at my work "I got permit from the chairman's office :) ;) ", I will be moving to my kit's permanent hangar at the aviation club 40 miles away from home. I’m a member of the Saudi Aviation club in Riyadh. http://www.sac.com.sa/english/
Then the progress of building will be slower than what I’m doing now time, because of the distance.
I'm using the anti corrosion provided by Zenith Co, a liquid water base ...I don't remember its name now. Also I used Rust stop an anti corrosion comes in spray cans with different colors
At 8:05am on September 28, 2009, phillip maples said…
Bob, my regular email is pmaples@maplesgas.com...i feel certain we have to play the distinctly southern "kinfolk" game.
At 10:26pm on September 26, 2009, phillip maples said…
It's a small world and please do holler when you come this way. i will probably keep the 801 at Key Field. however i do keep the gyro at Quitman International Airport about 20 miles south of MEI.
 
 
 

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