Jan Eggenfellner's Blog (71)

Latest on Viking "Steel Bungee"

The Viking Steel Bungee was developed from customer requests:

"I have a flying CH-701 at present and was always wondering how to improve the bungee on the nose wheel strut.  I have added a collar to the strut to keep it from total collapse but am leery…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on November 22, 2014 at 7:30pm — 12 Comments

Less Goldner on a 3,300 mile Viking CH-701 Flight with friends

Less Goldner on a 3,300 mile Viking CH-701 Flight with friends

My 55 hour, 3300 mile flight in my Viking HF110 powered Zenith CH701 STOL plane last month.

To summarize, three of us followed rivers and river canyons from the San Francisco area to Yellowstone NP, Canyonlands NP, and the Grand Canyon. We flew between from 50’ AGL to 11,000 feet altitudes, mostly in river canyons, camped out, and had a great time. The Viking engine performed very well during the entire…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on November 7, 2014 at 4:42pm — 5 Comments

Steel Bungee

This is the "Steel Bungee" prototype.

It was installed like this:

The prototype has since evolved and machined parts, rather than a weldment is used.

The Viking Steel Bungee was developed from customer…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on October 3, 2014 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

The Revolutionary "Viking Steel Bungee"

NO MORE BROKEN NOSE WHEEL BUNGEES - EVER

Viking is introducing the Zenith Steel Bungee.  

Don't get stuck with a broken rubber band.  Take the proper precautions early and install a steel spring for the front suspension of your beloved Zenith.…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on September 30, 2014 at 9:20pm — 3 Comments

WHAT A ZENITH WEEK FOR VIKING



Viking has teamed with Kevin Thorp to design and sell paint schemes for any Zenith Viking installation.  Contact him  The Viking cowling is the most streamlined of any Zenith installations and will give your CruZer a speed edge.  

Can you spot the Vikings?  Three Viking powered aircraft arrived from Florida and one made the journey from…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on September 23, 2014 at 7:55pm — No Comments

Viking Zenith Weekly Review

Several Vikings having their one year birthdays

It's been 1 year and 80 hrs. since my first flight in my Viking…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on August 31, 2014 at 5:35pm — No Comments

4 Vikings at Zenith fly-in registered so far

Viking is inviting anyone with a Viking powered Zenith to join at the 23rd Zenith fly-in in September.

  • Flying aircraft - fly it in
  • Fuselage with engine mounted - trailer it in
  • Have an engine - bring it for show and tell

This was 3 years ago - come see what Viking is doing now…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on August 26, 2014 at 6:32am — 2 Comments

VIKINGS TO ZENITH SEPTEMBER 19TH

Zenith Vikings!!!!!!

The BIG moment is approaching:…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on August 16, 2014 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Viking Aircraft Engines to Sun N Fun

Viking has a new forum here: Viking forum with Zenith firewall packages


Get your "Half Off" CruZer engine firewall forward engine package during the Sun N Fun airshow. Viking will be in space 

N-068, N-079


Viking

Added by Jan Eggenfellner on March 27, 2014 at 7:15am — 4 Comments

Viking's Heading North

To all Zenith and Viking Aircraft Engine fans!!!

Jan Eggenfellner and valued customer and friend, Vernon Knott are heading north this week to do cold climate testing with Vernon's CH-750. Throughout the course of the week Jan will be posting pictures and statuses of his whereabouts and progess on the Viking Forum (http://http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Vikingaircraftengines/join), Facebook (…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on February 18, 2013 at 4:11pm — 8 Comments

Viking Girl At Zenith

Hello everyone, this is Samantha AKA “The Viking Girl”. I just wanted to say what a great deal of fun I had at the Zenith Fly- In 20th Anniversary. I would like to give thanks to all my demo ride guys: Gary, Creston, Clyt, Jerry S., Don L., Jeff, Lynn, Roger, Dale, Otis, Kevin, Don D., David G., Elmer, Charlotte, Gabriel, Chris, Jerry Si., Brad, Fred, Thomas, Rick, Steve, Devin, Zachary, Bob, Jerry W., Ron and Jonathan.

Again thank you all so much, I had an absolute…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on September 26, 2012 at 3:54pm — No Comments

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