Four-Position Flaperon Control Lever for the STOL CH 701

NEW Four-Position Flaperon Control Lever for the STOL CH 701

Video: Zenith Aircraft's Roger Dubbert takes his Zenith STOL CH 701 flying with the new flaperon lever:

The new flaperon four-position control lever/handle with the adjustable positions is now available directly from Zenith Aircraft as a kit and is easy to install in both completed STOL CH 701 airplanes as well as those kits still under construction. The optional four-position control lever replaces the standard two-position flaperon handle, adding two new flap positions and making the handle much easier to operate thanks to the lever.

Four-Position Flaperon Control Lever for the STOL CH 701. Detail of the optional control lever:

The entire assembly:

The new Four-Position Flaperon Control Lever, as supplied, and ready for assembly (and includes installation instructions):

Introductory price of the ready-to-install kit, as shown above, is $355.00

Shipping weight is approx. 2 lbs. (.9 kg) and about 24 inches (60 cm.) in length, and the kit can be shipped by Mail or UPS.

To order: Contact Zenith Aircraft Company or order online now. The item is currently in stock and ready to ship.

Video: Explanation and overview of the Zenith STOL CH 701's new flaperon lever:

Video: More in-flight video of Roger flying his Zenith STOL CH 701 with the new flaperon lever:

Not a new concept, Zenith Aircraft thanks and acknowledges STOL CH 701 builders Robert Kube and Mickey Ward for their development work on the flaperon control lever system.

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Comment by BVD on August 10, 2021 at 7:03pm
Can I do this on the 750?
Comment by Glenn Cobb on August 24, 2016 at 1:30pm

I installed the new Zenith manufactured Flap Position Lever this weekend, only took a couple hours to retrofit the old mount, install and adjust the new lever.  It is great!!  Added a speed warning limit on the dash because you can put in flaps at pretty much any speed with the new unit.  The ability to select the amount of flaps is very nice.

Comment by Ron D Leclerc on June 8, 2016 at 10:23pm

Looks like mine.... where did you get it from?????


Comment by Ari Hulkkonen on June 4, 2016 at 4:05pm

Looks great, I designed and installed pretty much similar flap handle years ago and there is no going back to the original. 

I can highly recommend the new flap handle - it makes operating the flaperons much easier and also much safer.

Comment by Ken Elias on June 3, 2016 at 12:36pm

Can a 750 use this system?

Comment by Andrew Beveridge on June 2, 2016 at 7:48pm
Looks really good! Well done guys. Just one question : Does it get in the way of your left leg? Either in flight, or when getting on or out? Thanks so much, Andrew. (19-7701, based in Perth, Western Australia).
Comment by David Orr on June 2, 2016 at 1:12pm
Is Zenith going to release the plans on the new flap handle?

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