Has anyone tried shifting back the cabin seats, and/or relocating the rudder pedals forward on a 701 to make a bit more legroom for the pilot and pax? Or is there another way to accomplish that I haven't considered? Besides buying a 750...


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Comment by Normand Lambert on July 4, 2018 at 3:11pm

Here is a tought.

Get rid of the bicycle like control arrangement behind the seats of the 701 and use the 750 type controls (lower tube) this will make it possible to get rid of the fixed backseat rest so that you can use real seats on rails.

If you had the 750 plans for the flaps/ailerons you would see the modification is not that difficult to do.

Always wondered why this modification was never incorporated in the newer 701 plans...



CH750/CH701 builder

Comment by david shrader on June 23, 2018 at 8:53pm

Moving seats back is impossible. Moving your rudder pedals forward is about all you can do. Measure 3 times, you can’t go forward very much cause the brake masters will hit the firewall. 

Good luck


Comment by Dan Stanton on June 23, 2018 at 6:39am
I just moved the rudder pedals forward a few in.

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