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At 6:52pm on August 23, 2021, Greg Newsome said…

I have about 650’.  Time will tell if it will be enough.  I have backup plans if it doesn’t work out.  Thx, G

At 5:55pm on August 23, 2021, Greg Newsome said…

Hey Wayne,

just watched one of your vids.  How long is your runway?


At 4:49pm on November 6, 2020, Kevin Beriault said…

Hi Wayne

Do you still fly the 701 ? , have not seen any videos from you for a long , Long time , I am one of the very few 701s in Costa Rica and certainly the only one in my neck of the jungle , your you tube videos are the only check ride I got , they where a HUGE help , thanks so much ,

Kevin Beriault

MRAJ Costa Rica

At 3:35pm on June 25, 2018, Lynn S. Beckhorn said…

Hi Wayne,  I put a UL-260i in mine, I think that was a first.  Got about 230 hrs. on it now and like it alot, sounds like a real engine.  Cheers,,,,,,,,,  Lynn

At 1:49pm on June 14, 2018, Ron Crook said…

Hello Wayne after months of hassles with my inspector I flew yesterday and the only real prob is the carb springs are pulling the throttle wide open and even when locked off it still creeps...need softer springs. I understand the need for the springs but not sure if they need to open full throttle should the cable break...any thoughts ? Drop me a line on my email ronflys701@hotmail.com

At 3:57pm on December 12, 2017, Ron Crook said…

Hi Wayne 

You have the best videos hands down. Im on my second 701 sold the last with 80hp and picked another and just waiting for my special Cof A didn tknow there was a small airport in summerville till I seen your video ..Where is your strip and is it registered? Im in Toronto Canada almost 500hrs flying the 701 and still a  blast.

At 12:10am on February 16, 2017, charlie rosenzweig said…

Wayne, Thank you, that is good to know. I don't have any airports near me, but my proposed strip would be near a state highway and I do worry someone may want to complain about that and who knows what the Feds would say.   I do wonder too about local officials who do not like airplanes what they would do, as well....  Who knows, may be just fine....I hope I get a chance to find out...take care  charlie

At 10:17pm on February 14, 2017, charlie rosenzweig said…


I appreciate the offer.  I am a bit curious what it took to get your own strip with a federal airport identifier....was that an easy/difficult process?   What seemed important to the FAA to allow your field to be listed?   

At 1:37pm on January 13, 2017, Doug Horner said…
That's great! I would love to have my own airport!
At 12:47pm on January 13, 2017, Doug Horner said…
Wayne. Let me know when you are coming to zenith. I may be able to drive up and visit.so your airplane is at Mallory field?
At 4:55pm on August 30, 2015, ulis temos said…
Did you change your email address?
At 8:28am on September 20, 2013, Jeff badgero said…

wayne I have a 701 with a vw Im looking to buy a 912 80hp, were abel to use any parts from the vw?

motor mount, cowl, oil cooler?  Thanks Jeff in Michigan 231 342 1853


At 1:10am on May 6, 2013, Razvan Chiriac said…


Sorry for the very late response. I totaly agreee with you about sonex. No realy help from them when you need it. 

I have now builded me new engine cowlings and changed the old heads, Have not had the time yet to test it but I hope it will work fine.

the new cowling shoold give me better cooling and less drag. 

Now I just have to repaint the eyes and teeth then I am done :-)

At 8:01pm on October 8, 2011, dan glaze said…
hi wayne hows things going, i sold my share of the piper archer this week and promptly ordered my wings for the 750, corvair engine done and running strong,cant wait to get the airframe done,still going to pick your brain sometime when i get close to being done building i hope all is well with you, i still watch your clips and cant get over the beauty of the area, the fog and cloud shots are awsome,  Dan
At 7:59pm on September 28, 2011, Terry Sadler said…
Hi Wayne..Saw a 912uls  on barnstormers for sale in the 1600.00 range i think it said 260 hrs on it it is under the expertimals.. Terry
At 6:52pm on September 4, 2011, Terry Sadler said…
Hi Wayne...wondering what you were doing on the plane? last time we talked you were preety discouraged,have you done anything about the engine issue? Mine is flying good at the moment,and I redid the redrive with some new shims (spent two days) and have flown alost 9 hrs with no belt dust or wear showing..crossing my fingers..Terry
At 3:04pm on July 15, 2011, Terry Sadler said…
Hi Wayne...Wondering how things were with you and the 701??? Also would like to know the numbers for the belts that you put on the redrive..You went to two if I rember right.I am running the set up of 4 belts--- 27 hrs on them and I took off the cowls this am and there is belt dust all over my carb and there is ware showing on two belts...was wondering if you were getting any more time then tis on the two belt setup?   hope things are going well.. The plane is going great other than the belt issue..Terry
At 8:57am on June 12, 2011, Terry Sadler said…
Good morning Wayne.. Things are going preety well.. The plane has 48 hrs..And things are doing great..learning to fly the plane ,landing over the wires at my strip.. My strip is east and weast sun bothers in the evening as it was a one way strip.. with this plane I can come over wires and get in short enough to land....put in a new flap handle so it is easier to use not preety but works well..also added a bigger trim tab, now I can set up the landing at airport and do approch with just trim..How about you are you flying? Terry
At 11:22am on February 23, 2011, Sebastien Heintz said…
Hi Wayne: I just received the April 2011 issue of Kitplanes magazine: Great seven-page feature story on you and your STOL CH 701 - Congratulations!
Thanks for helping promote affordable recreational aviation!
Sebastien Heintz
At 6:20pm on February 21, 2011, Terry Sadler said…
Hi Wayne..Havent heard from you in a while..hope everything is alright..I am finlally flying again  Terry

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