"Hey Cam, is your ea81 fuel injected? What was the weight? It is frustrating to see no alternative to rotax. I have never liked their motors, and certainly not their price. A buddy has the Suzuki motor,belt drive, in his, but I believe it to be…"
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I have been flying C-FCAM since 2001. Installed new RAM115 soob conversion 2 years ago. What a wild child on take off!!
I also fly a Vans RV9A that I finished in 2014. Its a real contrast when transitioning between these two aircraft!
Hey Cam, is your ea81 fuel injected? What was the weight? It is frustrating to see no alternative to rotax. I have never liked their motors, and certainly not their price. A buddy has the Suzuki motor,belt drive, in his, but I believe it to be heavier than the subaru. I feel really good about the quality, dependability, and durability of the ea81. Just wished it was lighter. The D motor is a great looking motor, just no support, or track record in the 701. Well one rep. Is in Canada. Not much help in the southern U.S. artillery has a nice set up, just waiting for their demonstrator 701 to.fly, still16+k for f2f, and engine, all at 220 lbs, less prop and spinner. Jabiru can't turn a big prop, and makes it's max h.p. @ 3100 rpm, being direct drive, you see the issue there. Sheesh where to turn for an engine. Thanks Charlie
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