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Comment by Scott Hall on September 10, 2018 at 4:57am

Nice flying airplane! Very nice work, the paint color looks great! Congrats!

Comment by T.Y. on June 16, 2018 at 11:35am

Greetings Evan:

Engine is Rotax 912is.

Someone asked me the other day regarding my experience with UL Power and Rotax. My 650B airplane has UL 350is (130hp) and my Zenith Cruzer has 912is (100hp). For power to power consideration, UL 350is is comparable to Rotax 915is (turbo 135hp), but the turbo gets you more ease with altitude..Rotax 912is (100hp) is not as powerful as the UL 350is.

Rotax engine has longevity as a proven engine, but the injection business is recent to both UL Power and Rotax. Both engines have full authority digital engine control (FADEC) for ease of operation. However, for self-engine management with no yearly monetary workshops, easy self-maintenance, easy access to parts, and pure comfort with an engine, UL 350is remains my favorite. No matter the issues, Robert Helm and Ray Lawrence are on hand, and often Robert sends parts at no cost to resolve problems. Or a call or e-mail to the factory direct connects to an engineer there who will work until the problem is completely resolved.

Note: This is a response to my experience with injected (fadec) UL power and Rotax.engines.  There are, of course, other engines out there (notably corvair, continental, lycoming) with a variety of options, ease, and comfort all variably suitable for the Zenith Cruzer.


Comment by Evan Reisman on June 15, 2018 at 10:31am

Beautiful! Just curious: what engine did you go with T.Y.?

Comment by T.Y. on June 9, 2018 at 10:21am
Thanks David
Comment by David J. Beaulieu on June 8, 2018 at 2:15pm
Looks good!! Congrats!
Comment by T.Y. on June 8, 2018 at 9:10am

Thanks everyone.  Happy flying and building.

Comment by Kenneth Stapleton on June 7, 2018 at 7:43pm
Greta job T.Y.! Cruzer looks great!!!!
Comment by Jim Weseman on June 7, 2018 at 6:55pm

Great looking plane, Good  job!

Comment by Larry Griffin on June 7, 2018 at 4:44pm

Looking Good!

Comment by David Banahan on June 7, 2018 at 3:32pm

Congratulations and happy flying.

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