John Edwards
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  • Graham, WA
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Boeing Wing Majors mechanic on 767/737. Now doing Fabrication forming stringers. Been flying small aircraft for 40yrs. CFI/ATP/SES/SEL/Glider Love taildraggers,have a KR-1 to fly while building my 701.Old school thinking, air-cooled direct drive is the way to go...
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
Kapowsin WA (86WA)

CH 701 is being constructed in my front living room!

10-10-15   Back to work on 701 project after getting my poop in a group. I.E ..

I quit drinking.

The bad news is time flies.

The good news is your the pilot.

This will be a what I hope to be the lightest 701/Corvair out there when completed.

It wil be powered with a ,Corvair 3000cc/3 Litre.

It is also being built from the get-go without slats and utilizing VG's instead!

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UL Motor Mount for the 701?

Posted on November 10, 2011 at 12:01pm 4 Comments

Is there anyone currently making a 701 motor mount for UL power?

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At 7:15am on February 5, 2016, Normand Lambert said…

Hi John,

My CH701SP is being constructed from PLANS so I still have to align everything as per the process described in the plans... But I've found the work to be very well done so I don't expect too much fiddling around.

I Hope !!!

Yours looks real good.



At 6:05pm on February 23, 2010, joseph aloof said…
hi john be carefull where and who you buy your parts from unless you never like to fly email me i will explain im using the corvair from aero max aviation almost ready to start the engine joe
At 4:49pm on November 16, 2009, Brady McCormick said…
Luckily you have the Union to lean on to cover the gap.
Enjoy your time and play with your airplane! :)
At 12:18pm on November 16, 2009, Brady McCormick said…
What the>>>>?
Where did you work?
At 11:47pm on November 15, 2009, Brady McCormick said…
you need to remember to keep the electric shears put away so Bart can't get after the cat while you're away at work!
I thought you would have seen that coming! :)

Hows the plane coming along? got any new pictures yet?
At 2:06am on August 3, 2009, John Bolding said…
nice work !!

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