Jan Eggenfellner's Blog – December 2017 Archive (13)

So much Zenith related stuff going on in 2017 - 7

BROWN AND NEAL EACH OWN AND FLY VIKING POWERED AIRCRAFT.  

Jerry “The Welder”…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on December 25, 2017 at 2:21pm — No Comments

So much Zenith related stuff going on in 2017 - 6

Another Viking 130 installed on a CH-650 air-frame

SEE IT HERE

Low winged Zenith WITH Viking aircraft ENGINES.

Video's below…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on December 25, 2017 at 2:12pm — No Comments

So much Zenith related stuff going on in 2017 - 5

REAL LIFE FUEL USAGE

 FES (Festus) and the total distance to X50 (Massey Ranch)  was 840 statue miles.  Stopwatch has been started to document actual flight time.
Viking View showing typical numbers.  (Fuel PSI is 44, not 144) 
Indicted airspeed was between 125 and 130 mph the entire…
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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on December 25, 2017 at 2:02pm — 1 Comment

So much Zenith related stuff going on in 2017 - 4

PREPARING THE VIKING DEMO CH-750 CRUZER AIRPLANE FOR THE 25TH ZENITH FLY-IN 
ARRIVING ONE DAY EARLY
DALE WITH HIS BEAUTIFUL WIFE, FLYING THEIR VIKING 110 POWERED CH-650 TAILDRAGGER TO ZENITH …
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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on December 25, 2017 at 2:01pm — No Comments

So much Zenith related stuff going on in 2017 - 3

Viking Crew after a day at the show,  …

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on December 25, 2017 at 1:57pm — No Comments

So much Zenith related stuff going on in 2017 - 2

Sure is fun to fly across the country in a Viking powered aircraft with your friend

The Viking CH-701 Story
DEAN IS IN THE 701 LEAD WITH HIS MONSTER 130 INSTALL …
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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on December 25, 2017 at 1:44pm — No Comments

So much Zenith related stuff going on in 2017 - 1

LATEST 2" CH-750 CRUZER NOSE-WHEEL SPACER

ALLOWS FOR A LONGER PROPELLER, INCREASED GROUND CLEARANCE AND HIGHER ANGLE OF ATTACH FOR FASTER TAKEOFFS  

FUN TIME WITH ZENITH CROWD AND HERMAN / AMY FROM WHEELS AND WINGS AT SUN N FUN LAST…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on December 25, 2017 at 1:36pm — No Comments

My friends installing Viking Engines on Zenith aircraft

VIDEO

Roger from Zenith and the Sam 

Well, great.  

All about Roger.  Roger, Roger, Roger.  Flying all these fun airplanes, all over the place.....…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on December 23, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Our Viking CruZer now 3 years old

Viking 130 now three years old and a continued success  
Many Zenith   record speeds and short takeoff's since the Viking 130 engine was unveiled two years ago 
VIDEO…
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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on December 23, 2017 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Choose Your Engine

Zenith encourage you to pick the right engine for your aircraft as they indicate below

3. Choose Your Engine:…
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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on December 23, 2017 at 9:37am — No Comments

More Viking powered CH-701 history

DEANE PHILIP THE VIKING STOL KING

Deane won the Healthy Bastards Bush STOL competition with a Rotax powered CH-701 in 2014

See his amazing 53 foot takeoff and 89 foot landing HERE

Pretty amazing for the time.  But times have…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on December 23, 2017 at 9:26am — No Comments

The CH-701 Viking story

The Viking CH-701 Story
DEAN IS IN THE 701 LEAD WITH HIS MONSTER 130 INSTALL HERE
How it all started …
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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on December 23, 2017 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Propellers for Zenith aircraft and Valdez STOL for Zenith Super Duty

I have seen a bunch of spinners but nothing like the quality from DUC.  Yes, they talk funny and we make fun of them when the price of copper is low (Statue of liberty on Ebay) but the French got these propellers done right.  We all know carbon fiber is strong.  Now take that concept to the airliner quality and you end up with slightly more expensive, but far superior…
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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on December 7, 2017 at 8:34pm — No Comments

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