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At 7:38am on July 28, 2015, ulis temos said…
Way to go Scott, it's not easy to win one award not alone two. If and when I wind up in Texas again I will make it a point to land on your strip and look at these butifull birds.
At 9:09am on November 6, 2014, Joe Spencer said…

ok got it Scott thx Joe

At 1:37pm on February 14, 2013, ben duarte said…

Scott---We talked a while back about your ti firewall. I don't know if you've seen this on ebay, I ordered one. With your setup and the price on these you could make a little on firewalls for planes. They're accepting offers and if you bought the lot you could probably get them for about a quarter of their worth. Plus, they're in fort worth.--ben

At 9:55am on January 29, 2013, Ken Ryan said…

Scott, the price is $23,500 and that includes engine mount, cowling and a bunch of other firewall forward stuff, some of it quite valuable. Reason for sale: sold my airframe.

At 1:35pm on April 28, 2011, Joseph Begany said…


Will you be able to post some numbers on the performance soon?  Way cool project.  I would like to follow along with your progress.

Joe B


At 9:15pm on January 27, 2011, Robert Crawford said…

Scott, how did you achieve the bubble on the doors?


At 9:40am on January 18, 2011, Jim Huckins said…
Scott, have the main gear off, was planning to drive thursday night to East Texas and possibly come by your shop on Friday 1/21 for main gear adjustment. Does that work for you ? My camp is at Woodville.
At 12:39pm on January 6, 2011, john w kreeger jr said…

hello scott, thank you for answering my email. i am very interested in possibly getting some prints of the driveshaft setup , so i might be able to have one made here. i also noticed that you changed drive setups with the new turbine engine , i believe that to be a newer jfs 100 , if i am successful in getting this engine running , i would like to put it in a 750 zodiac. john kreeger.     



At 9:03pm on January 4, 2011, john w kreeger jr said…

at 9:54 pm on jan 2011, john k

dear scott i have a jfs 100-13 turbine engine and i am in the process of converting the

governor into a throttle and building a test stand, my question is were did you get your

propellor and driveshaft setup. can you help me with this,thank you.

At 11:36am on December 2, 2010, Jim Huckins said…
Scott looks a lot like the North end of lake Livingston, I pass through frequently going to Woodville. Where a bouts is your shop ?
At 6:20pm on February 11, 2010, Scott Ehni said…
The 701 is in my opinion one of the best airplanes in the world at doing the job it was designed for.It is designed for the masses and is safe in almost anyone's hands. My intentions for this project was not to improve or redesign this wonderful airplane. I have a fabrication company and have all kinds of wonderful equipment and the skill to use it. I have long had a fascination with the 701 and wanted to find out what it might be like if it were built in a mil-spec manner with a turbine power plant. I have no intention of producing any more 701. My next project is a flying boat like you have not yet seen. We will be flight testing this 701 this spring and hope to take the other 2 on amphib floats to Oshkosh in 2011 It looks like we will be right at 600lbs
At 4:26pm on February 11, 2010, joseph aloof said…
At 8:38am on February 11, 2010, Scott Ehni said…
I think you might be referring ti the 4 tabs on top of the chromoly frame. If so those are for a lifting frame attachment so we can lift it to put on the floats and we have an electric winch system to raise it to the top of the hanger to save space
At 1:00am on February 11, 2010, Jonathan Porter said…
Hi Scott - love the turbine install!!! Makes it look like a Pilatus!!!

Quick question... you have mounted the wing root skins differently... why? What do you have in store for this area?

Wonderful work - and it has really inspired our workshop girls - thanks for the pics!

Jonathan and the Ghana Gang
At 10:26pm on January 19, 2010, STEVEN and TARA SMITH said…
Love the bambi photo
Your plane is gorgious
give us more details on the project, the engine, hp, etc...
Steven and Tara

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