Martin Bima
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Take these broken wings... 1988 Zenith 701 950# wings.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martin Bima Oct 31, 2013. 3 Replies

1988 vintage 701 wings. 5 gallon fuel tank in each. but they have been bumped and scratched in a few places. They would need about 50 square inches of new skin. Also there is some ugly bondo work by…Continue

 

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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701
Project Status
Flying
Building From
Plans-only
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Rotax 912
Building Experience
No Experience
Flying Experience
Private Pilot

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At 7:58pm on November 22, 2019, Gary Horwood said…

Hey Martin,

I see you do winter flying up your way in the 701. Ever have any issues with carb ice with the 912?

At 8:15am on November 3, 2019, Bob Guilfoyle said…

Thanks Again Martin , as someone once said , a picture is worth a thousand words .

At 2:19pm on October 20, 2019, Bob Guilfoyle said…

Martin , 

thanks for taking the time to reply , really appreciate it.

I will have a look at Bob’s skis and I believe that he has plans available.

would like to stay as light as practicable.

Thanks again and thanks for the reply to the fella that was looking for “numbers” for his first flight . That kind of info is invaluable to us 701 newbies . Really enjoy your videos too .

Bob Guilfoyle 

At 8:30am on October 20, 2019, Bob Guilfoyle said…

Martin ,It looks like you have set up your great looking 701 as a all season flying machine . I’ve just purchased a already built and flying 701 and would like to put her on skis for winter use as you have . 

From your pictures , your ski set up looks to be exactly what I have in mind . If you have more detailed picts of the skis and rigging would you mind sharing them ?

I would also be very interested to know if you built them yourself (plans ?) or purchased them .

Thanks in advance for any info you might want to share .

Bob Guilfoyle,

Roundup , Montana

(406) 331-0058 cell/text

umwminer@hotmail.com

At 8:06pm on June 22, 2016, Ian Taylor said…

Hello Martin

I have recently purchased a CH701 on  3 wheel amphibs.

I am in the process of transferring from Floats to Wheels  and I am looking for any hints that you may have.

Additionally that float I have are Electrically actuated and as such I am interested in the Pump that you have/ Had

Regards,  Ian Taylor 

At 6:28pm on March 2, 2015, Sergii Ivanchuk said…

Martin,

I took video but it turned out not very good (my finger was it) so I deleted it - this is the only picture that left from the river. Thanks again for the ride.

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At 8:41am on January 25, 2015, Sergii Ivanchuk said…

I'd love to come too - to have a look my cell 2046510004 text me pls

when you decide to go

At 8:00am on June 21, 2013, Chris Aysen said…

Martin - I bought the bearing with McMaster Carr and it is a 3/4" size. I really like the no slots flaperons. I see you're building from plans also. I had alot of fun doing it. Good luck with the rest!!

Chris

At 12:54am on July 27, 2012, Martin Bima said…
Me too, but it looks like it won't be for some time. Lots to upgrade and a major design change.
Happy flying!!!
At 7:08pm on July 26, 2012, Jill Oakes said…
Hi Martin we sure loOk forward to seeing your plane out at Lyncrest!
Jill

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