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At 11:30am on September 14, 2020, Bill Wilcox said…


Send me the link.


At 9:40am on February 25, 2020, Brian Walker said…

Hi Sam - Did you figure out the Nosegear Shock Suspension using the round rubber disks on your CH801?  If so, what disks did you use, how many, and where did you get them?  I have a CH640 which has the same front fork design as the CH801 and I'd like to get rid of the shock cord on my plane also.  Thanks !  Brian  702-371-6710

At 2:47am on May 9, 2017, Chumphol Sirinavin said…

Your experience on reduced drag with belly cargo pod is highly interesting. Thanks for sharing.

For the wing slats, you may want to see "swing slat" moving up for slat opened and moving down flushed with wing leading-edge top surface for slat closed. The construction/modification is very much simpler than the moving in-and-out slats.

I got the idea from

At 8:36am on April 15, 2016, Jeff badgero said…
Slatless 701 from Jeff Badgero
Yes vgs on leading edge of wings back of elevator and top of elevator also e=
nd plates on elevator. I started out with slats and donated them to an orang=
e tree in Florida on my first attempt to fly to Haiti. Then I replaced with s=
eatless 18 " longer wings wit no root and 13 gal tanks. It handles more pred=
ictable on landings now
At 4:27pm on March 24, 2015, Gary Goertzen said…

Sam, I think we normally run 360 to 370, I don't think we have ever gone over 390. But it is cool here now, so not sure where we will be when it gets hot outside.

At 11:43pm on January 23, 2015, Chumphol Sirinavin said…


I'd like to see the picture of the aluminum fairing that you just installed under the horizontal stabilizer. Thanks.

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