Fun in the snow! Winter flying with wheel-skis on the Zenith STOL

Bob McDowell visited Zenith with his STOL CH 701 "Sky Jeep" with custom penetration wheel skis, demonstrating the CH701 both on snow and on the runway (KMYJ). Bob's "Li'l Beaver" CH701 is on Zenair amphib floats in the summer, and now wheel-skis in the winter - the perfect all-season sport plane!

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Comment by Sebastien Heintz on February 3, 2011 at 10:32am
Comment by Ralph Gregus on February 1, 2011 at 7:52am
WOW - beautiful plane and nice exhibition of winter ski flying...wonder do those aluminum skiis get scraped up much on that tarmac...be nice to see tols in deeper powder.
Comment by Bob McDonald on January 30, 2011 at 10:20pm
Most excellent video.... needs waist deep snow to test the flotation of the skis.
Comment by Andre Levesque on January 30, 2011 at 5:46pm

That's some FUN flying isn't it ..... wow.  Great video.

The skis look very nice and solid. The wide body of the skis must be real good in deeper snow.

 

Andre

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