John Edwards
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  • Graham, WA
  • United States
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Aircraft Model
Project Status
Less than half
Building From
Engine installed (or plan to install)
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Have worked on airplanes before
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Commercial / CFI
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Boeing Wing Majors mechanic on 767/737. Now doing Fabrication forming stringers. Been flying small aircraft for 40yrs. CFI/ATP/SES/SEL/Glider Love taildraggers,have a KR-1 to fly while building my 701.Old school thinking, air-cooled direct drive is the way to go...
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
Kapowsin WA (86WA)

CH 701 is being constructed in my front living room!

The bad news is time flies.

The good news is your the pilot.

This will be a what I hope to be the lightest 701/Corvair out there when completed.

It wil be powered with a ,Corvair 3000cc/3 Litre.

It is also being built from the get-go without slats and utilizing VG's instead!

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At 4:56pm on September 9, 2019, Terry Samsa said…

Better late than never . I am a little behind updating my page .

At 8:53pm on September 6, 2019, Felipe Fried said…

John, I wrote you a couple of years ago on the question of importing your 701 into Ecuador, and never heard back from you.  Let me know if you got my email and if you've brought your aircraft with you to Ecuador, or are still thinking of doing that.  I do know quite a bit about the rules and procedures.

Philip Fried

At 8:06am on November 30, 2018, David Griggs said…

Congrats on putting your money into something that will last instead of the drinks. You will also find you will have more time and ambition.

I think the Corvair is a good choice, I have run mine about 40 minutes and it sounds nice.

Good Luke with the build.



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