Zenair 701

BMW Engine (R1100RT)

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Comment by Andrzej Kostkiewicz on November 22, 2012 at 5:57am

Hi Doug

I have in this moment 640 Hours with similary setup on my 701  .. This wild fing flying well like R912 80HP .  

Be patient about bearings and centrifugal clutch  , check this parts every 200 hours . :) I have biger cooling radiators ( 3 ) due completly cowl engine . 

Safe Flying 

Andrzej

Poland 

Comment by Henri Luyckx on October 20, 2012 at 1:39pm

Hi Doug, I am preparing a BMW 1100RS engine to put on my 701 myself. I am eager to learn from your experience.Would you like to share some pictures about the engine mount. What reduction are you using. And what about vibration an cooling? Sorry for the many questions but I am very excited about this engine as it provides the means for affordable flying. But I also know there are some problems to overcome. More pictures soon???

Comment by Normand Lambert on October 20, 2012 at 10:56am
Very nice, engine HP ? Prop size and pitch ?
More pics !!! Norm
Comment by Jesse Hartman on October 19, 2012 at 6:51pm

that's what Im talking about.  Love it

Comment by Mark Maltais on October 19, 2012 at 5:32pm

WOW, how does it fly with that engine?

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