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Viking 130 in a 601XLB

My Jabiru 3300 destroyed itself at 773 hrs last month so I’m considering the Viking 130 as a replacement. Any advice from 601/650 owners wo…

Started by Joe Donohue

11 22 hours ago
Reply by Mike Schmidt

Viking 130 Oil Consumption

My 130 has about 100hrs on it and it's been using about 1qt every 2 hours of flight time since new. It varies a bit with RPM. At 4300rpm it…

Started by Orlando

32 22 hours ago
Reply by charlie rosenzweig

Anyone installed the 150 Viking in their Zenith?

Has anyone installed the 150 HP in a Zenith yet?    I am curious if you used the factory cowl, or a Viking Cowl, or ? If so, pictures woul…

Started by charlie rosenzweig

4 on Tuesday
Reply by charlie rosenzweig

Emergency Landing: Viking Engine

I had an engine failure in flight a few days ago.  We were about 3 minutes out of the field and about 1200 feet AGL when there was a loud p…

Started by Mark Hubelbank

9 Nov 2
Reply by John Austin

Avgas

I have a newer 110 Viking and have been running a 50% avgas, 50% high test. I am using avgas because I found 8 barrels of it for free. I kn…

Started by Ray Toews

7 Oct 26
Reply by Ray Toews

Empty weights for STOL Ch750 with Viking 110 or 130.

I am an old fat guy who needs to build light.  I also will be flying from STOL grass fields and possibly water.  The knock on Viking seems…

Started by Brock Butler

11 Oct 5
Reply by John Reed

Header Tank Air

Hello Everybody!  I am doing a little research on header tank venting ( no vent, one vent, two vents, etc.) and was wondering if anybody ha…

Started by Frank A Pisz

3 Sep 27
Reply by Jonathan Fay

Looking at the Viking 130 for my Zenith 650B ?

Hi all I am looking at the Viking 130 for my Zenith 650B taildragger, any comments would be welcomed. Thanks Jim M.

Started by Jim Malugin

5 Aug 7
Reply by Jim Davis

Data Logging with the Viking 130

Have started playing with Viking's data logging tool.  There's a LOT of data that it picks up.  Here's a quick example (below) showing a f…

Started by Patrick Hoyt

17 Aug 7
Reply by Jim Davis

water drains for cylindrical .62 gallon header tanks

I have the viking 130 engine mounted on my cruzer and am starting to plan the fuel system. I bought the .62 gallon cylindrical header tanks…

Started by John Burke

5 Jul 26
Reply by Eric Flaig

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