PERFORMANCE OF THE LYCOMING 235 IN LOW WINGED ZENITH AIRCRAFT

GARY WELCH
"I have an O-235-C1, one of the earlier O-235 versions.

Normal cruise is about 90 knots (104mph) at 2550 rpm. Fuel consumption is around 6.5 gph.

GIL DeVault
"I have the L2C 0-235"
"I have used 2400 rpm to do my testing and I indicate about 120 MPH"
"I'm burning around 7.5 GPH with out any leaning."

PERFORMANCE OF THE VIKING 130 IN LOW WINGED ZENITH AIRCRAFT

DICK JONES
"5.4 gallons per hour. True airspeed 135 mph."
Dick Jones
N624RJ


PATRICK HOYT
"Test flew with a new passenger cabin vent. Wonderful. Air was calm, so I opened it up a bit. 155mph..."

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