Perry Delano
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Neutral Stick Position

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Neutral Stick Position

What is the ideal neutral stick position in a 701? I have the required up down deflections. The stick is nearly vertical at neutral but very far back nearly contacting the front edge of the seat with full up elevator, and quite a ways from the panel on full down. It seems farther forward might work better. I could easily shorten the elevator control tube to put full down a lot closer to the panel. I cannot recall addressing this during the initial installation, nor can I find anything…See More
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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701, CH 750 Cruzer
Project Status
Nearly done
Building From
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Rotax 912
Building Experience
Have worked on airplanes before
Flying Experience
Private Pilot
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
Delta Airpark, Delta,BC

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CH-701 Cabin Frame Jigging

Posted on May 29, 2016 at 1:00pm 1 Comment

Re: Jigging 701 Cabin Frame

Following the procedures in the plans and manual for levelling fuselage, Hz tubes on cabin frame and engine mount, I jigged drilled and cleco'd the cabin frame to the AC. I supported the assembly at the

bottom of the firewall to get everything level (Fwd fuse is rivetted to rear fuse). When all was done I pulled the support from under the firewall, and of course everything sagged a bit leaving

the side tubes with a slight decline angle from level…


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At 9:56am on May 6, 2021, Coenie said…

New to this forum not sure if I am using the correct comment area
WRT to my plane and the radiator oil cooler

the previous owner put it like that but it is not nice, I am going to configure it standard again with oil cooler on the side.

At 8:05am on February 18, 2021, Donald Woodley said…

Thank you Perry. 

At 12:47pm on July 9, 2020, Brian Unruh said…


sent you a private message

At 1:37pm on June 12, 2019, Ted Taylor said…

Thanks, Perry. I'm enjoying it. Got the fuel system from Skytek Aircraft, your neighbors up there in B.C.

At 1:51pm on April 5, 2019, Lawrence Bird said…


At 3:32pm on April 2, 2019, Stefan carlsson said…

Yes it is. I was going for the 100 hp, but I got my hands on a used engine whit only 600 h. The deal included the propeller and the Dynon flightdeck, and was to good a deal to let go. If it will work as planned only time will tell. 

At 4:56am on December 23, 2018, Shay King said…

Hi Perry,

Do you have a header tank in your 701? If so, do you have any photos you could share?


At 1:05pm on November 27, 2018, James K. Allen said…

Hi Perry. What questions do you have?


At 10:56pm on June 24, 2018, Lynn S. Beckhorn said…

Lynn Beckhorn <>  Cheers, Lynn  

Once upon a time, "Croc  9"

At 11:56pm on October 19, 2017, Adrian Bachmann said…
Hi Perry, thanks for the comment. Yes I have the engine but I'm having a hard time finding a mount.planning on building my own using zeniths design as a starting point for my own. Are you planning on finishing your 701?

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