Jan Eggenfellner
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Viking Demo rides at Sun N Fun in a CH-750

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Maltais Feb 19, 2012. 1 Reply

Demo flights will be available to anyone during the 2012 air show. Write to info@vikingaircraftengines.com to reserve a slot. JanContinue

The Viking Honda is for real.

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Austin Oct 30, 2013. 56 Replies

Everything we said it would be, it has turned out to be. The Viking Honda based engine has become the #1 aircraft engine of choice for all sport aircraft builders with over 25 orders at Air Venture…Continue

 

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Safety of the fuel injected light sport aircraft engine fuel system

A SOLID FUEL SYSTEM IS IMPORTANT FOR ANY AIRCRAFT ENGINE.  THESE ARE THE SYSTEMS USED BY THE THREE MOST POPULAR LIGHT AIRCRAFT ENGINES IN USETYPE OF FUEL SYSTEMS USEDROTAXDual external fuel pumpsExternal single fuel regulatorFuel return commonly back to primary fuel tanks6 port duplex fuel selector valveVIKINGDual in-tank pumpsIn-tank dual fuel regulatorsHeader tank based systemNo fuel valve neededULDual external fuel pumpsExternal single fuel regulatorFuel return commonly back to primary fuel…See More
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viking engine for super duty

HONDA ACCORD 252HP 2.0L GDITHE SUPER DUTY VERSION OF THIS ENGINE WILL PRODUCE 208 HP AT 4,000 ENGINE RPM (1,750 PROP RPM) AND 640 FT-LB OF TORQUE AT THE PROPELLER, SPORTING A 5 BLADED DUC CARBON FIBER PROPELLER - AVAILABLE IN EITHER A GROUND ADJUST / QUICK GROUND ADJUST OR IN-FLIGHT ADJUSTABLE VARIETY.    See More
Oct 31
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Fuel system for CH-750 Aircraft

This is our most popular, dual in tank pump fuel header tank,  sporting 2.5 gallons, precise fuel level indication, textured black powder coating and plenty of mounting holes.  A large quantity of this model is used in the back of the CH-750 aircraft model, greatly simplifying the fuel system and keeping all the fuel out of the cabin area.  The panel mounted gauge show the last 30 minutes of fuel and more importantly, allow for precise fuel management when the wing tanks are getting low.   See…See More
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VikingTurbo cruise speed at 10,500 feet

VikingTurbo cruise speed at 10,500 feet
Oct 12
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A Little Pattern Work in My Zenith Cruzer

Very short segment around the pattern. Be sure to turn the volume up to listen to the ATIS report mountain wave activity with 4000 FPM up and down drafts!
Oct 10
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Propeller for Viking Engines

What is the best propeller for a Viking Engine.
Oct 7
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Gary Motley first few flights in the Viking 130 CH-750 CruZer in Colorado

Gary Motley first few flights in the Viking 130 CH-750 CruZer in Colorado VIDEO HEREThanks Jan, the engine does produce much more power than I had hoped. Initial climb rates were 900-1000 feet per minute even at my Airport elevation.See More
Oct 2
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Mike Wilson and wife have flown Viking engines for several years in Thailand

Mike Wilson and wife have flown Viking engines for several years in Thailand and own several of them.  The engines are in the CH-750 CruZer aircraft and also in the CH-701.  They also fly a CH-601XL.  "The first 130 in Thailand flies. Wow what a difference, impressive to say the least"Mike"Successful first flight of another Zenith Cruzer I built"(Viking 110 bought just before the 130 came out).See More
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CH 750 Cruzer
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Viking
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http://Www.vikingaircraftengines.com
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Commercial / CFI
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I am the owner of Viking Aircraft Engines. I enjoy building Zenith aircraft.
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Safety of the fuel injected light sport aircraft engine fuel system

Posted on November 11, 2017 at 7:38pm 8 Comments

A SOLID FUEL SYSTEM IS IMPORTANT FOR ANY AIRCRAFT ENGINE.  THESE ARE THE SYSTEMS USED BY THE THREE MOST POPULAR LIGHT AIRCRAFT ENGINES IN USE

TYPE OF FUEL SYSTEMS USED

ROTAX

  • Dual external fuel pumps
  • External single fuel regulator
  • Fuel return commonly back to primary fuel tanks
  • 6 port duplex fuel selector valve

VIKING

  • Dual in-tank pumps
  • In-tank dual fuel regulators
  • Header tank based…
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viking engine for super duty

Posted on October 31, 2017 at 9:57pm 0 Comments

HONDA ACCORD 252HP 2.0L GDI

THE SUPER DUTY VERSION OF THIS ENGINE WILL PRODUCE 208 HP AT 4,000 ENGINE RPM (1,750 PROP RPM) AND 640 FT-LB OF TORQUE AT THE PROPELLER, SPORTING A 5 BLADED DUC CARBON FIBER PROPELLER - AVAILABLE IN EITHER A GROUND…

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Fuel system for CH-750 Aircraft

Posted on October 25, 2017 at 7:32pm 0 Comments

This is our most popular, dual in tank pump fuel header tank,  sporting 2.5 gallons, precise fuel level indication, textured black powder coating and plenty of mounting holes.  
A large quantity of this model is used in the back of the CH-750 aircraft model, greatly simplifying the fuel system and keeping all the fuel out of the…
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Viking Zenith Pilots

Posted on October 22, 2017 at 9:15pm 0 Comments

Viking making their own Un-Panel, well, we call it a Pod-Panel.  Worked out really good.  All the electrical stuff, like batteries, contactors, fuse blocks, etc. have a place to be mounted - AND we have the visibility of the Un-Panel to boot.  
Viking 170 Turbo to Tailwind engine…
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At 10:11am on July 4, 2016, Lawrence A Anderson said…

Are there any 750 STOLs flying in in Alberta Canada with the Viking engine ? I would like to see one possibly go for a flight in it. I live in Stony Plain A.B. near Edmonton but could drive to see one PH # 780-963-9640 , Cell 780 984-5033 , email shlaww@xplornet.com.

At 2:59pm on January 2, 2015, Kurt Satter said…

Thanks for the vote of confidence.  Of course I haven't even seen my kit yet.  I pick it up on 01/19.   It will be like Christmas all over again ...

At 12:35am on January 2, 2015, Kurt Satter said…

Only 3 areas of the 701 build give me any great concern only because I have little experience.  I've done wood & fabric A/C before.  I had a Fly Baby with 65 Franklin just about ready for cover when Hurricane Katrina took it (and just about everything I owned).  We never even found any pieces.  As I my condo was just across from the N.O. Yacht Club, we figure the Fly baby is somewhere in the middle of Lake Pontchatrain.  I did manage to complete a 28 Hp Hirth powered MiniMAX 1103 in 2009.

I'd never done any sheet metal work so I took the EAA SportAir workshop and followed by the rudder-build workshop at the Zenith Factory.  I then placed my order for the 701.

I'm a retired Industrial Engr. Prof. (shopfloor automation), but the wing-root compound curves look tough and the cabin area (doors & glass) as well.  I ordered the folding-wing option and so far the plans seem sketchy at best in that area. 

Finally, my comment as to the Viking install.  I'm more than sold on the engine (deposit to get in the build queue will be sent later this month).  I don't believe the installation itself should be a problem, I'm just not an electricals guy and the panel itself is a bit worrysome, but I'm sure I'll work it out.  I do see that I have the installation services to fall back on.

At 12:35am on December 31, 2014, Chumphol Sirinavin said…

How can I place an order for a set of steel bungee?

Champ

 
 
 

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