buz heuchan
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701 Floats for the 750

Started this discussion. Last reply by buz heuchan Jun 2, 2017. 3 Replies

I have a 701 with the tri-gear amphibious floats. If I upgrade to the 750, will these floats adapt to the 750 airframe ?   …Continue

Amphibious ramp 701

Started this discussion. Last reply by buz heuchan May 30, 2012. 3 Replies

I'm building a ramp for my 701 on amphib floats. Any suggestions as to an acceptable angle , that is, what angle can the 701 handle ? Thanks from a new member, and learning all I can. buz heuchanContinue

 

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STOL CH 701
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retired - aerial photographer - www,7riversskycam.com
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Short field safe ??

Posted on May 29, 2012 at 9:22am 5 Comments

 

I am acquiring an amphibious 701 with Rotax 914 turbo, and constant speed prop. Can't wait to get to know it.

 

I live on a lake , so water ops are no problem. But, need some advice on possible land ops.

 My property has a 300' stretch that could be used as a strip. Wires at one end will mean one way ops.  25' trees at other end, about 50' beyond threshold.

 I am a 4500 hour, Comml & Inst guy with lots of experience on grass. But zero time in a 701 ,…

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At 1:37am on October 16, 2014, Tony Roddam said…

Hi Buz,

That's amazing - I know Kevin well and have trained a few of his lifeboat crew in media work. Nice chap, flies a very pretty plane. It is really a small world!

Best wishes,

Tony

At 12:11pm on October 30, 2012, carl bertrand said…

Hi Buz

I flew F-86 Mk V1 from 60- 63 out of Marville France; met a few F 100 at that time. "Those were the days my friend".

 
 
 

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