Lonny M. Kirk
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preferred tool for setting prop pitch

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Welch Nov 4, 2016. 7 Replies

I have to install a new prop on my 701. I am installing the Woodcomp Klassic 170 which was original equipment.I am interested to hear what protractor or level people have used. The DUC protractor is…Continue

Wanted: set of 701 slats

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Delegard Dec 29, 2016. 4 Replies

interested to buy a set of slats that have been removed and replaced with vortex generators. I want to do some experimentation and need spares to work with.thanks .Continue

Half Slats

Started this discussion. Last reply by Walt Snyder Dec 22, 2016. 39 Replies

Has anyone tried removing only half the slats and installing VG's?It may be a useless half measure but I am curious if maintaining some of the ability to land over obstacles would be maintained while…Continue

 

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preferred tool for setting prop pitch

I have to install a new prop on my 701. I am installing the Woodcomp Klassic 170 which was original equipment.I am interested to hear what protractor or level people have used. The DUC protractor is recommended by the prop supplier.I appreciate any input here.thanksSee More
Nov 1, 2016
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Jul 7, 2016
Lonny M. Kirk posted a discussion

Wanted: set of 701 slats

interested to buy a set of slats that have been removed and replaced with vortex generators. I want to do some experimentation and need spares to work with.thanks .See More
Jul 7, 2016
Lonny M. Kirk posted a discussion

Half Slats

Has anyone tried removing only half the slats and installing VG's?It may be a useless half measure but I am curious if maintaining some of the ability to land over obstacles would be maintained while still seeing some net gains in cruise speed and fuel efficiency.One of the characteristics of the 701/750 I don't like is the tendency of the plane to stop flying just off the ground. The number of nosegear damage incidents on low time pilots in the plane is clear evidence of this tendency. Mine…See More
Jul 4, 2016

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STOL CH 701
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