Featured Blog Posts – August 2010 Archive (5)

EAA president Rod Hightower in Mexico, MO

The Experimental Aircraft Association's (EAA) new president, Rod Hightower, was in Mexico, Missouri, this past weekend for the "Mexico AirFest Salute to Veterans Air Show." Rod flew in for the weekend (with his daughter Hillary) in his Stearman, pictured below.…

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Added by Sebastien Heintz on August 30, 2010 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Tour de France: ULM-style!







Every year in France, just a few weeks after the massive (and grueling) bicycle-world event, another tour takes place which is much more gentle, low-key, and more fun for us ultralight pilots: le Tour ULM. Organized by the national ultralight association (FFPLUM), this year’s tour included 150 ultralights of every shape, size and make.…



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Added by Michael Heintz on August 9, 2010 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

STOL CH 750: Dual Control Sticks

Frank Tompson recently installed the dual control stick option kit in his STOL CH 750:

We were a little concerned about cabin access (getting in and out of the airplane) with the dual sticks but it appears not to be a problem. Here's a schematic of the system:

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Added by Sebastien Heintz on August 7, 2010 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

Construction starts on another CH750 Quick Build Kit

Bob Berube and Jim Nelson started construction on Bob's CH750 QBK at Flight Crafters.

We will be keeping track on their progress.…

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Added by Russell Lepre' on August 3, 2010 at 3:59pm — No Comments

CH701 helps to save C206

Do you remember training for engine failures - PFLs (Practice Forced Landings)? Well, a transit pilot flying over our territory had a real one - with smoke in the cockpit, losing oil pressure and a rough running engine that led him to choose to land on the edge of the Volta Lake, a LONG way from any nearby access roads - he was flying a C206 with a big ol' Continental 300Hp heart up front...and was lucky not to be ten minutes more into the gallery forest...… Continue

Added by Jonathan Porter on August 2, 2010 at 7:00pm — 6 Comments

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