First Flight: Flying our new CH 650 with UL Power's UL350iS engine

Sweet flyer! Yesterday we finally had the chance to fly our new Zodiac CH650 B kit airplane with the brand new 130-hp ULPower engine. First flight was performed flawlessly by Roger Dubbert.

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Comment by Gary Buster on July 14, 2011 at 4:03pm



Comment by Myles D Short on July 14, 2011 at 3:53pm
Nice,Just pops right up.Very clean build. Ya' did yourselfs proud.
Comment by Rebecca Anne Shipman on July 14, 2011 at 2:08pm
Looks great, and looked very stable and flyable.  Do you folks have an empty weight yet?
Comment by Jack W. Coleman on July 14, 2011 at 12:34pm
You guys have "DONE GOOD"
Comment by Jake Reyna on July 14, 2011 at 11:59am
Yet another excellent engine to hang on a Zenith Aircraft. I pity the fool that buys a kit and is limited to only one engine ;-) If you want to build an Experimental, ZAC is the place to go.
Comment by Adel Alyahya on July 14, 2011 at 11:23am
Comment by Sebastien Heintz on July 14, 2011 at 11:20am

Dan - it's a YouTube video: you should be able to view it on a smartphone.  Here's the YouTube link:

Comment by Sebastien Heintz on July 14, 2011 at 11:13am

Joe - Yes, we plan on having it at Oshkosh with a cool bold paint scheme!

Comment by Dan Robinson on July 14, 2011 at 11:12am
can you please set up so you can download the plugin with a smart or mobile phone?
Comment by Jerry "Sonny" Webster on July 14, 2011 at 10:55am
Great looking bird, love those big round cowl openings.  Like the idea of 130 HP but at $25k this would be a dollar-foolish completion to a penny-wise scratch build.

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