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PERFORMANCE OF THE LYCOMING 235 IN LOW WINGED ZENITH AIRCRAFT
"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.
"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
"5.4 gallons per hour. True airspeed 135 mph."
"Test flew with a new passenger cabin vent. Wonderful. Air was calm, so I opened it up a bit. 155mph..."