Flying in Alaska: Beach landing and take-off in the Zenith STOL

Roger Dubbert from the Zenith Aircraft factory recently returned from a visit to Alaska (to attend the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering in Anchorage) where he went flying with builder/pilot Bill Wilcox, who has been flying his STOL CH 801 sport utility aircraft for the past 15 years in Alaska.

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Comment by Wayne Woloshin on May 11, 2018 at 5:40pm

Wow Cool, Looks like tide must be out , wide Beach Front.

Comment by Daniel Niendorff on May 11, 2018 at 3:50pm

Glad to see the 801 doing what it was designed for.......

Comment by Adrien Le Floc'h on May 11, 2018 at 11:44am

Amazing. Keeps my inspiration going! There are some back country beaches in Florida I would live to land on. How do you know how soft the sand is on an unknown beach? I suppose you look at the color?

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