Frank Schlichting
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  • Fort ST John, British Columbia
  • Canada
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Zenith 701 sold

Started Nov 7, 2015 0 Replies

Sold the plane to guy from Vernon who is rebuilding it. Having a blast with the new plane an Allegra 2000 much nicer than the 701.

Wrecked 701 for sale

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude Melbourne Jul 20, 2017. 27 Replies

zenith 701 for sale could be rebuilt but will probably part it out wings have extensive…Continue

 

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Profile Information

Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701
Project Status
Flying
Building From
Purchased finished aircraft
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Rotax 912
Building Experience
No Experience
Flying Experience
Sport Pilot (or Ultralight)
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
Recently moved to Grand Forks BC. We live right by the airport. Great flying community here there is even a free courtesy car
Flipped the 701 on a beach Feb 2014 not planning to repair it. Going to part it out. Just bought a Alegro 2000 much nicer plane than the 701.
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
CZGF

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Made it home

Posted on May 22, 2014 at 1:00pm 2 Comments

 I finally finished up my flight training in 100 mile house got my permit and flew my plane home. A bit of a tailwind and a little turbulence in the mountains but the 6.5 hour flight was fun and I make it home safely! this is a picture of me doing a barrel roll........thats why I am upside down LOL…

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New Plane

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 12:53pm 0 Comments

Getting some stuff ordered for it. I want to upgrade to Tundra tires on the main gear as I will be doing mostly off airport flying and ordered a cabin heater........its cold up here in the North. The plane came from Florida so I guess they didn't feel the need for cabin heat!

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At 8:30am on February 20, 2015, Wayne Huk said…

Hi Frank- I saw your post re the 701 for sale - I have a friend that asked me to get your contact info so he could call you about the details.  If you pass along your phone number I will forward it to him.  My cell phone is 780-233-2967 Thx

Wayne Huk

At 4:48pm on May 5, 2014, Jeff Larson said…

Hi Frank, hope your enjoying your new plane, they r a great plane to fly.

Ihave my plane sitting at my uncles airstrip in Deadwood  AB have only ventured around the farms out there and along the mighty peace river where i have property and an airsrtip as well.

At 6:43pm on April 23, 2014, Frank Schlichting said…

This is my powered parachute. I am putting  it up for sale it has a 912 uls with less than 50 hours on it. I imported it from the US last year. I might sell the parts separately. George Woods from Rotax told me the motor is worth $ 13,000.

At 6:23pm on April 23, 2014, Frank Schlichting said…

Hi Ron, Thank you for the message. My 701 only has 212 hours on it. The plane is at 108 mile. I was taking some lessons on it but the weather turned on us and I had to get back to the ranch for calving. I am planning to head back down sometime during the first part of May to finish my flight training and fly it home. Might have to ride the bus down.

 I haven't heard anything about rust issues on the 701. Not sure what would rust isn't it mostly aluminum? What do I know it's all new to me........maybe I could get your number and we could have a chat.

   Take care Frank

At 11:28pm on April 22, 2014, Ron Perreault said…

Hi Frank, so you have some hours in your 701, mine is still landlocked on floats. I bougth all the new landing gear, tundra tires,  10 gal tanks, bubble doors, vgs  etc but have not yet completed the upgrades. I have been flying a cherokee 180, took it down to oshkosh in 2012. Life keeps getting in the way but I hope to soon be back to work on it. Mine has 2000 hrs on floats and I trailered it home. Also has 912 ULS. Have you attended any of the rust remover courses in Ft St John?  It is being held in Beaverlodge this year. Bye for now

 
 
 

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