Edward A. Hamilton
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Zodiac XLB plus engine

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edward A. Hamilton Apr 5, 2012. 2 Replies


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601XL with O235 Lycoming

Posted on March 22, 2010 at 12:00pm 1 Comment

I am installing a Lyc. Promotional material indicates a empty weight a about 800 lbs. I believe the MOD will increase this by about 25 lbs. Some of you have completed the MOD. How do your weights compare? For Lyc users-Empty Weight? Regular or light weight starters and alternators? Prop type,pitch,dia? Cruse speed? Rate of fuel burn at a specific power setting. Where is your battery? What does it weigh. Did you have to add ballast and where? Anything else?

O-235 powered Zodiac ZL

Posted on March 15, 2010 at 10:13am 2 Comments

I'm using a O235 Lyc and would like to hear from other builders.
Weight with or without paint? Lightweight starter/alternator? Type and location of battery? Fuel tanks? Prop-Make/Dia/Pitch? Cruise speed at what RPM? Any thing else that comes to mind. Ed Hamilton (609)971-8757(30 mi North of Atlantic Cith NJ)

Lycoming O235C1

Posted on December 20, 2009 at 6:17pm 2 Comments

I'm installing a Lyc on my XL and would like to talk to anyone in similar situation. Ed Hamilton (609)971-8757

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At 5:12pm on February 4, 2010, jim albee said…
Ed...I do not know her but we might be related...my great great grandmother lived in Mason City, IA and Thornton, IA and is buried in Thornton. Her grave was unmarked but I found it and put a headstone on it. Her husband...James...then moved to Michigan. My brother has a ton of info on all this....sorry it took me so long to answer...taking care of health took all my time...Jim Albee
At 7:25pm on December 5, 2009, William Page said…
What model 601 are you building? My EAA group is building an HDS and we have a Jabiru 3300 (100HP) on order. The fuselage is mostly done and we are now closing out the wings.
At 6:09pm on December 4, 2009, Edward A. Hamilton said…
I'm about half done-or was before mod. I'm using Lyc O235C1 and would like to hear from anybody using same Re: Prop selection, Performance, Fuel consumption Etc. I'm looking for a good deal for Avionics, Prop. Ph (609)971 8757

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