I recently visited Bob B in Arizona to perform the first flight of his Zenith STOL CH 701.

Below are a couple videos of me inspecting and test flying this new customer-built STOL CH 701 from a Zenith kit. I hope you find them useful.

First Flight Video:


Before the first flight, it's equally important to perform a very thorough inspection of the entire airplane and its systems. The following video is just a quick summary of the walk-around inspection:

Pre-Flight Inspection Video:

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Comment by Mack P. Kreizenbeck on December 19, 2015 at 2:41pm

Congrats from Idaho!


Comment by dan glaze on December 17, 2015 at 7:20pm

great first flight!! ( ever been to Ohio Roger? )

Comment by Daniel C Hall on December 17, 2015 at 3:57pm

Well that's just terrific!  Way to go Bob!  

Comment by Paul Sanders on December 17, 2015 at 3:38pm
As someone hopefully getting to that point next year, I loved these two videos. Inspirational to see when feeling a bit deflated about my own progress.

Congrats to Bob on a great looking plane

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