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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 750
Project Status
Nearly done
Building From
Kit
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Viking
Building Experience
Have worked on airplanes before
Flying Experience
Sport Pilot (or Ultralight)

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At 11:10am on August 2, 2015, Del Clowes said…

Hi Ron;

I've not seen any recent posts re your 750. Is it up and flying. I also have a 750 (plans built)

about to complete phase one. I'm based at Shafter, Minter Field.

Good luck with your project.

Del Clowes

At 4:43am on March 16, 2010, Jimmy Young said…
Ron, I am going to the "Corvair College" this week to learn what I can & see a few actually running in a plane. I'm a long ways off from needing an engine, so I'm using the time to evaluate them all. I work full time, have niether the time, experience or desire to build one up, so my choices may be limited with the Corvair, as I'd be buying a ready to go engine from someone. Keep us posted on the progress, Thanks - Jimmy
At 3:19pm on February 27, 2010, Dave Gardea said…
Ron,

Glad you like your SkyView. It looks great installed on your panel. I'm about to order mine today as I've just completed my panel planning. I went back and forth between the older Dynon series of EFISs but the new features and the those they will adding make the SkyView a better choice. Also the olders one will likely fall out of support at some point.
At 11:36am on February 25, 2010, Dave Gardea said…
Hi Ron,

I see you're planning on the Dynon Skyview 7" display and have already got a space for it on your panel. Have you purchased it yet? I really like what they have in the SkyView and what they are planning to add over the next several months. My only concern so far is the size of the display regarding readability of all that is displayed. I wish I could see one up and running before I purchase. What has your decision process been for this EFIS? Thanks!
At 9:09pm on February 22, 2010, dan glaze said…
did you build the engine or buy it from w.w. already finished? how much time so far in building the airframe? thanks ron
At 1:53pm on February 21, 2010, dan glaze said…
how are you doing ron? im getting ready for corvair college 17, crank is back from moldex heat treated and reground, got all my engine parts except heads, still at falcon machine. im planning on installing a 5th bearing at college. did you use one? your panel is looking good! i have only built the rudder so far as i want to get the engine done before i get serious on the airframe. how far along is your airframe and did you have any problems ? thanks ,Dan
At 8:59pm on October 20, 2009, dan glaze said…
just sent the crank to moldex on monday, getting ready to send the heads to falcon machine, where did you get your jugs worked? im trying to find a local machine shop as clarks seems kind of high. i went to the zenith open house last month and flew the 750 and loved it, brought tthe rudder kit home with me and had it finished in about 6 hours, gonna wait until i get the engine finished before i order the wings. sounds like you reddy to fly!!
At 7:19pm on August 28, 2009, Jon Croke said…
Aha!
You will be among the first to attempt this feat... this is wonderful!
Be sure to document and photograph as you go... you have a special place (front page!) in the Zenair newsletter as you wish... you will have many onlookers and those that desire to follow in your footsteps with this installation....!
At 7:00pm on August 28, 2009, Jon Croke said…
Hi Ron,
Yes! Actually working on the finishing volume now... plenty of loose ends to tie up... are you up to this point now? (I better hurry!)
Jon
At 11:12pm on August 6, 2009, Rick Lach said…
Hi ron,

My name is Rick Lach and I live in the lake Isabella/Kernville area. I’m currently flying a 701. I’ve been looking for some one in the So-Cal area that is building a 750 and you’re the closest. I was hopping I could come over and take a look ant your 750 project. I would like to learn more about the plane. You can e-mail me direct at: rick@ravenaviation.us

Thanks

Rick
 
 
 

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