Robert Pelland
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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701, STOL CH 750
Project Status
Just started
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Building Experience
Have already built an airplane
Flying Experience
Private Pilot
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
BTW that Private Pilot tag above, has an expired medical certificat.

Sales, marketing, and computer business owner. Presently retired, and working hard at it. Hobby for the past 30 years has been restoring 1963 to 1967 Corvettes. See web page at the following.

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Posted on February 27, 2011 at 2:30pm 1 Comment

I would like to hear from any builder regarding his experience in trying to install the folding wing option during the construction of the CH-750. I am aware that it would be easier to add the option, once the plane was built, however I have not as yet reached that point, and installing the various components during the build, would make for a neater installation.

Once the installation is completed, I also see…

Need help for an engine mount

Posted on August 17, 2010 at 9:00pm 2 Comments

I am looking for help from an A&P or an experienced builder for my motor mount. I made a jig from an original factory 0200 engine mount, but with the coming of the new 750-2, I am now considering a slighty more powerful engine. I am looking into a Contintal or Lycoming engine between 100 to 150 horse power, and was wondering if anyone knows if there is any simularity with these mounts in as much as the bolt patterns concerned, or if each and every… Continue

Wanted, Recommendation from anyone with experience in chrome moly tubing

Posted on August 2, 2010 at 8:33am 7 Comments

I am in the process of setting up my shop to turn out a few engine mounts, along with the cabin main frames for my 701 & 750 build. I already have all the necessary welding and cutting equipement that is needed, along with a complete assortement of full length chrome moly tubing from 1/4" up to the 2" in size. What I am desperatly looking for, is information from anyone that has had experience in using any of the thin walled tubing notchers. I have seen almost all the notchers that are…


Amphi floats, a beautiful dream, or your worst nightmare

Posted on June 28, 2010 at 2:09pm 3 Comments

The following article recently appeared in the July issue of COPA " Canadian Owners & Pilots Association " and with the recent availability of the excellent floats from Zenith, I sincerely believe that this article, is for any prospective float plane pilot, is an absolute " MUST READ "

It describes the Pro's and Con's of " Amphibs " amphibious floats, and goes into detail regarding the various pitfalls a prespective float plane pilot should expect. I have spoken to the…


Tools, no aircraft hanger should be without

Posted on April 26, 2009 at 8:37pm 5 Comments

After reading the " Top Ten dissapointements in Aircraft building " I was motivated to post the following descriptions, of the assorted tools found in most of the homebuilders shops.


Common Hanger Tools Defined

DRILL PRESS: A tall upright machine useful for suddenly snatching flat aluminum bar stock out of your hands, so that it smacks you in the chest and flings your beer across the room, denting the freshly-painted vertical stabilizer which you had… Continue

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At 3:45pm on January 26, 2013, denis gagnon said…

Salut Robert,

Mon 750 vole depuis septembre, j'ai volé seulement 22 heures, j'enlève les ailes la semaine prochaine pour la peinture à Thetford, ma piste n'est pas soufflée cet hiver.L'oiseau vole merveilleusement bien, quelques petits ajustements avant la peinture et ça repart au printemps.Prochainement je mettrai des photos.

À bientôt.

At 7:19pm on May 1, 2012, daniel tassé said…

salut bob

il ne me manque que mon helice et ca va gronder bientot

At 4:29pm on April 11, 2012, daniel tassé said…

salut bob j'ai fini par m'inscrire

At 8:20pm on January 21, 2012, marc roussin said…
Bonjour Robert et merci pour le mot de bienvenue. C'est tres encourageant de voir que je suis pas tout seul dans mon coin de pays a entreprendre un projet comme celui la! J'admire ton courage! J'y ai reflechi pendant 3 ans avant d'entreprendre le construction d'un appareil, j'imagine le travail pour en construire 2!!! Merci encore.
At 9:45am on October 29, 2011, ulis temos said…

I finely got to interview one, he said this

Le maïs dans cette saveur de champ beaucoup mieux que la merde que nous mangeons dans la toundra.

At 10:25pm on October 27, 2011, Andre Levesque said…

J'ai pas encore eu le temps de travailler dans ma shop. 

Maudite aide pas -:)


At 4:09pm on October 22, 2011, richard lauzon said…

Salut robert   after many years of trying to decide which plane is best for me i just purchased the 801. spent 1 week in midland putting together 1 wing.

I have a Merlin Ez advanced ultralight.with a 100 hp rotax. its a blast to fly. took it all the way to james bay this summer!

I live in the bush 54 miles north of PH2,  deep River Ontario.  I will use my 801 for the M&M run, milk & mail that is!  And of course touring the northern regions of quebec.  Next year in the 801 we will do the grand tour. up the st lawrence to labrador then up to Ungava bay  then to ivujivik then down back  home to 10 mile.

So we are full time on the construction of the 801. will install a O 375 at 195 hp....


At 10:17am on September 2, 2011, Michel Monette said…

Merci Robert pour la bienvenue, je me débrouille en anglais mais j'ai pas bien saisie le message.. merci Michel, Si tu as la chance, j'appartiens l'aéroport de East Hawkesbury (CPG5) , si tu as la chance de passer et bien tu es le bienvenue!


At 7:07pm on July 24, 2011, Eric Bouchard said…
Merci Robert pour la bienvenue.  Bon bon projet à toi aussi

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