First Flight of the One Week Wonder airplane

On August 5, 2014, the airplane that was built in seven days at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 flew for the first time—carrying more than 2500 signatures of those who helped build the plane into the air.

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Comment by Tim Garrett on September 21, 2014 at 1:25pm
Are you building a 650 in one week next year?
Comment by rob steenweg on August 7, 2014 at 4:47pm

Fantastic building a airplane in 7 days I am still working on my 701 after  9 years.

Comment by George Bell on August 7, 2014 at 8:44am
Great! Congratulations! now can I get some of the 2500 builders to help me finish my CH701? :-)
Comment by Mark Gravatt on August 6, 2014 at 8:33pm

Amazing, simply amazing!  Glad to see Jeff at the controls and that there were no bird hazards around!

Comment by André Luiz Moreira Peterlini on August 6, 2014 at 12:31pm


Amazing Job.

Comment by Dr. Edward L. Olds III on August 6, 2014 at 12:08pm

What a great day for Zenith and for EAA.  Nice touch having Jeff Skiles do the flight.  

Comment by Gregory Pernoud on August 6, 2014 at 7:49am

What a great accomplishment ! Congratulations!

Comment by Scott Ehni on August 6, 2014 at 7:32am

Good job. Wish we could have helped.

Comment by Douglas Kupersmith on August 6, 2014 at 5:47am

Woo hoo!  Way to go Zenith and the 2,500 "assistants" you organized.  Fantastic achievement!

Comment by Terry Samsa on August 5, 2014 at 10:24pm

Amazing week, amazing people. Proud to have been a part of it all.

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