Mike Webster
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  • Rushville, IL
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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701
Project Status
Flying
Building From
Kit
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Jabiru
Building Experience
No Experience
Flying Experience
Private Pilot
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
Retired from power company
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
5K4

Mike Webster's Blog

Successful First Flight N8701W CH701

Posted on September 13, 2010 at 7:57am 12 Comments

Yesterday morning weather was good so made the first flight with my 701. I had never flown a 701 before or a plane with a joystick. The angle of attack at take off surprised me a little so the take off was a little sloppy. Flew for 45 minutes remaining over the Rushville IL airport. All temps stayed in the green and everything was looking good. I had to make some adjustments on the flaperons, when I landed, because I had to hold the stick pretty hard to the right to maintain a level flight… Continue

FAA Final Inspection

Posted on September 9, 2010 at 7:17pm 3 Comments

DAR inspected plane this morning. All A-OK. First flight this Sunday morning, weather permitting.

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At 8:33am on October 11, 2010, Gary Burdett said…
What I was saying yesterday was that when I laid the completed slat on the flat table I got a wobble across two corners. Probably 5-7 mm full deflection and I am thinking that the slat supports will correct it as it will flatten if I press down on the slat . Since you didn't have any deflection, I am going to try assembly in a different order. I will cleco it to the wing today to see if the deflection goes away.

Gary
At 7:00pm on October 3, 2010, Gary Burdett said…
Came over to Rushville last week in the Archer to take granddaughter for a ride and the grass was a little long for me so I only landed once. How is your 40 hrs coming. Any suprises-good ones?

Gary
At 7:46pm on September 15, 2010, Gary Burdett said…
How's the checkout going? I think I am going to attend the seminars FRiday as engines and paint are coming up.


Gary Burdett
At 7:38pm on September 9, 2010, Joseph F. Truncale said…
You obviously did a great job. Hope the plane flies exactly as you expect.
Best,
Joe
At 11:52am on May 6, 2009, Gary Burdett said…
Mike, I am from over in Lincoln and starting the wings on a 750. My kids and grandkids live in Rushville and I would like to see your project some time if that is something you would want to do.

Gary Burdett
gburdett1@verizon.net
 
 
 

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