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At 5:46am on November 21, 2017, Kurt Anderson said…
Hi Bob do you still have snow ski plans for the 750? If so can you email them to me at

Thank you in advance
At 3:12pm on October 28, 2017, Jules Lecompte said…

Hello Bob,

Just noticed another one of your comment on the internet about the Pegazair.  For your info the company still exists and is thriving, their "Pegazair" still performs incredibly and  they now produce a 4 seat version called the "Levitation" with a useful load of around a thousand pounds with 180hp Lycoming.  Just thought I should give you the correct information so you could pass it on correctly.

Cheers, Jules 

At 10:51pm on October 5, 2017, Bob Jones said…

Bob,I always carry a gun as part of the survival gear,bear protection,supper, etc

At 7:25am on January 8, 2016, Normand Lambert said…

Hi Bob,

Also, Sorry for the loss of your father. 


At 7:25am on January 8, 2016, Normand Lambert said…

Hi Bob,

Yeah, I know .... Got the 'PLANE BUG' !!! Really wanted to get my hands on a CH750 but got a deal for the CH701SP and CH750 altogether...Couldn't pass. Will most probably sell the CH701SP project and finish up the CH750.

Couldn't resist any longer !

Take care !


CH701sp C-GFEU + 2

At 8:00pm on January 4, 2015, ulis temos said…
Bob, sorry for the loss of your father. My plane is safe and tucked away until the flock returns to Canada. I do fear that they may bring down an airliner landing at Allentown airport. I am also getting to the age when one should give up flying. As of now I can still handle short strips. You can see my strip on maps or Google earth. 3224 sterner road Nazareth pa. Temos
At 9:36am on November 7, 2014, Charlie Becker said…


I can't get the message system to send you a message.  

My email is sonex450 @

Can you send me info about the skis?



At 9:20pm on November 2, 2014, wij Horemans said…


Having just completed my 750 and passed the inspection.. a new project is warranted.. could you please send a copy of the wheel-ski plans..

My emai is

thank you in advance.


Wijnand Horemans Rocky Mountain House Alberta

At 8:45pm on September 21, 2014, Mike Gleason said…

Bob, I understand you have plans for Rob Nelson's wheel skis. Could let me know how I may obtain a set.

At 9:27am on March 11, 2014, Doug Wagner said…

Thank you.  What do you all know about reliability of the UL350is?

At 6:43pm on February 10, 2014, Damien Graham said…
Thanks for the phone numbers Bob. I live in Watertown NY and Mark would be my best and nearest bet for help upgrading my 601 HDS. It was built in 2000 and I bought it in 2005. Thanks again.
At 11:14am on January 23, 2014, Stephen Foreman said…

Hello Bob, thanks for your friend request. Not flying much at the moment the grass strip is a bit waterlogged!!

At 12:50pm on December 2, 2013, Brian A Manlove said…

Bungee Installation Tool - THANK YOU... fantastic solution.  I used a 3/8" drive ratchet with a short cheater bar, a 7/16 socket fits right into the front tube, and all I can say is you are right...

BOB'S Y'ALLS UNCLE!!!  (as we say it in Texas.)


At 4:09pm on November 21, 2013, David Lee said…

Thanks Bob for the ski plan offer. send to   I was just thinking the other day at the first snowfall that it was time to get started on this again.

At 7:28am on November 10, 2013, Gilbert Moore said…

Hi Bob

I'm weighing my electronic instrument options. The Dynon skyview system is obviously a great set-up but it sure looks like it ends up as an expensive panel by the time it's complete. Also looking at MGL explorer. Is Dynon worth it in the long run for a mostly VFR plane, or is a simpler less costly solution with MGL perfectly adequate? What are your thoughts?

Thanks Gilbert (Bill)

At 9:07am on November 9, 2013, Normand Lambert said…
Hi Bob,
I checked the current landing gear plan for the CH701 and they use the 9010HD bungee cord. I think in the previous plans called for the 1080HD also. The 1080HD is thicker and shorter than the 9010HD...
The 1080HD supports 900lbs against 475 for the 9010HD.
I think I will go for the 1080HD anyway.
Thanks for the comment Bob.
By the way I talked with the other Bob... was nice!
At 7:25am on November 8, 2013, Normand Lambert said…

Hi Bob,

Ok I saw how you did replace the bungee. Very easy if engine isn't in the plane.

But with the engine mount and all fuel and other cable in the way, it is way more difficult.

What is the bungee part number (Aircraft Spruce ???) so I could order one to replace my out-of-date one ??? 

Thanks for the headsup.


At 6:54pm on September 18, 2013, Gilbert Moore said…

Hi Bob 

Bill Moore from Huntsville.

I have been making decent progress with my 750 kit (ready to rivet forward fuselage and start finishing kit/controls). Every once in a while I think "jeez, I still haven't flown in one yet."

Is it possible to meet up sometime, perhaps after Thanksgiving? I would still like to come and visit you, and see your plane.



At 9:01am on September 18, 2013, Jerry Latimer said…

Bob, thanks for commenting on my Dashware video.  

When I was doing the slow flight, I was monitoring a frequency that all the training schools use to broadcast their position, altitude, direction of flight, etc.  Did you notice all of the different accents.  It covers an area from Phoenix to 20 miles due south of Phoenix and is quite crowded.  We had 2 mid airs last year in this area.  No one hurt!!!

At Casa Grande the flight schools use the ILS approach there to practice their approaches.  Since CGZ doesn't have a control tower, they can do it without talking to ATC.  The frequency can really get busy and make it really difficult for the VFR pilots to get into the airport.  It really gets fun when they are using the ILS to runway 5 and the GPS approach to runway 23 at the same time.


At 9:01am on July 23, 2013, Normand Lambert said…

Hi Bob,

The 701 is now parked at CSK3 (Mascouche airport). Feel free to drop in anytime !

Let me know in advance so I can try to arrange for a meeting! It would sure be nice.

The Floats are 1150 amphibs. They are a tad bigger than the 950s. The water pump is kind

of sturdy ..and somewhat on the heavy side but couldn't find any other to fit there.



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