Roger Dubbert's Blog (6)

Flying in Alaska

Earlier this month I participated once again at the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering in Anchorage, and visited with area Zenith builders and flyers. The day after the show I went flying with Bill Wilcox in his STOL…


Added by Roger Dubbert on May 25, 2018 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

STOL CH 701 Main Spring Gear Inspection / Polyurethane Rubber

Here's a brief overview of the pre-flight of the main spring gear of the Zenith STOL CH 701 - to make sure that the aluminum spring gear is properly tightened between the two polyurethane spacers (on both sides).  This is a quick and easy item to check for regularly (and especially after a rough landing):

Older STOL CH701's used pieces of…


Added by Roger Dubbert on February 23, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

First Flight: STOL CH 701

I recently visited Bob B in Arizona to perform the first flight of his Zenith STOL CH 701.

Below are a couple videos of me inspecting and test flying this new customer-built STOL CH 701 from a Zenith kit. I hope you find them useful.

First Flight Video:…


Added by Roger Dubbert on December 17, 2015 at 2:01pm — 4 Comments

Noseweel strut and bungee installation

Here's a video outlining the installation of the nosewheel strut and the bungee installation:

Here's the link for the Bungee Installation tool:

More videos:…


Added by Roger Dubbert on August 12, 2015 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

STOL camping at the Lake of the Ozarks

Following are photos and four videos of our camping trip this past weekend to Mt. Eagle Escape.

Friday afternoon (after work), loading up for a two night camping trip. Lots of space!…


Added by Roger Dubbert on June 4, 2014 at 3:00pm — 13 Comments

Quality Sport Planes OPEN HOUSE: May 7, 2011 in Cloverdale, California

I recently attended Quality Sport Plane's Open House and West Coast Zenith Builder Gathering on May 7.  Before the open house I visited Christopher Desmond and flew his new STOL CH 701 in the back country. I'll post photos and videos of…


Added by Roger Dubbert on May 12, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

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