Brian Unruh
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"Hi Brian, checking out your 701 builder site during my build has been one of my most frequently used resources. Thank you for posting such a thorough record of your build. Over the past week or two, the page seems to have disappeared. I am…"
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Rotax 912
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Have worked on airplanes before
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Private Pilot
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Work for the FAA NYARTCC as a communications specialist.
Started project in 2003 and been taking my time building part time since.
First flight was Saturday October 9 2010. 295 Hours as of December 2019
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)

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At 9:40am on July 9, 2020, Perry Delano said…

Hi Brian,

checking out your 701 builder site during my build has been one of my most frequently used resources. Thank you for posting such a thorough record of your build. Over the past week or two, the page seems to have disappeared. I am wondering is it still out there somewhere or did you decide it was time to take it down.


At 10:16am on January 10, 2012, Brad d'Entremont said…

Thanks for the positive comments. I'll be posting more photos in the near future.

At 12:34pm on November 20, 2011, ADRIAN KENTZER said…

Hi Brian,

           Thanks very much for the invite. Thats a definite. Hopefully it will be in the next couple of years when we get over there again. Same goes if ever you're over here.



At 2:18am on November 18, 2011, ADRIAN KENTZER said…

Hi Brian,

             Glad to accept the 'friend' request.

The NYPD tee shirt was from my last vist to the Big Apple, March 2010. I have some cousins who live over in Rutherford NJ. so we spent some time with those guys and a good wander round NY.   Loved it !    I was hoping to have nipped up to Tetterton to see if I could sneak any local flights but time didn't allow. Maybe next time.

all the best,


At 10:31pm on November 13, 2011, Normand Lambert said…

Hi Bryan,

Thanks for the comment. Hope my Ch701 flies soooon. I'll ahve videos and Champagne afterwards for sure.

Keep safe.


At 9:37am on November 5, 2011, Normand Lambert said…

Hi Bryan,

Happy to count you as a friend!

How is your plane doing ? Any surprises when you started piloting your CH701 ?

Cheers !


At 8:25pm on November 4, 2011, Johann G. Johannsson said…

Hello Brian. Thanks for sharing the video. Great to see the landing from this angle.

I also like your web site, very thorough details and pictures. Almost the same amount of work gone in your web site as your building project. It is very commendable when someone goes into this detail to show others how to build their planes. Very helpful.

I just uploaded a video of my plane and a short landing and take off in a 25 kts wind.

Take a look.

Best wishes from Iceland.

Johann G.

At 3:59pm on October 20, 2011, Tim Smart said…

Nice job, wishing you safe and fun flying. I just found your site and browsed, colorblind I guess, could not find white lettering so did not sign in. I am building a 650 but principles are the same. Thanks for sharing your build site!
At 3:26pm on September 22, 2011, Roger Wibbels said…



Your web site has been a great help to me in my build.  I note that you put your fuel senders on top of the tanks which I also plan on doing.  can you tell me where you found the cork spacers for the top of the tank, and did you make access ports on top for the senders?




Atwater, Ca.

At 7:03pm on September 18, 2011, Joseph F. Truncale said…

Ditto on the appreciation for all your detailed photos.

Always wondered if you got your plane in the air - obviously you have!

Congratulations on your success.



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