Jon Ramos
  • Wasco, OR
  • United States
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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701, STOL CH 750
Project Status
Other
Building From
Kit
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Jabiru
Building Experience
No Experience
Flying Experience
None

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At 10:07am on February 21, 2017, Roger Pearce said…

Hi Jon,

Thanks for the reply.  If I may be so bold, let me offer a piece of advice.  Don't wait 50 years like I did before you get started.  Kind of limits the time remaining to fly it!  

Give me a call and stop in anytime you're over this way.  I'm less than a mile outside of Maupin.

Roger

541-993-8211

At 11:35pm on March 23, 2016, Wayne Tyson said…
Jon,
Thanks; you're probably right. One of my pals in the sixties used a Comanche to check his cattle and to commute from ranch to ranch. I was flying a Citabria at the time. If it's a small ranch, and ultra-lite might be even better--slow, maneuverable in tight spaces, etc. But then I don't know where you are and what conditions you're up against. The Zeniths drop like rocks, but don't pitch much when they "stall." Not good for slow and maneuvering low while observing the scenery. Despite the oil-canning, I think they need a real stall warning. Just my two cents . . . maybe I'm wrong. You might be able to get a Champ in decent condition if you don't need cross-country capability (although it should fly at around 70). Unless you just want to build one.

Are you taking instruction?

W

 
 
 

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