This is Scott Ehni's custom Zenith CH701 airplane (that he scratch-built from plans) powered by the lightweight Garrett JFS 100-13A Turboshaft engine, putting out at least 90 BHP at a prop speed of 3,100 rpm, burning about 12 gph. The small APU will work on almost any liquid that will burn. The best off-airport fuel choice is a mix of diesel and unleaded regular gas as it burns a bit cleaner.

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Comment by nelson D on April 2, 2011 at 9:36pm
HILLARIUS !!!!! i can imagine the controller calling you : UNITED 177 BRAVO ,WIND CALM RUNWAY 27 CLEAR FOR TAKE OFF
Comment by George Bell on February 7, 2011 at 1:03pm
like the unusual (for a 701) engine noise!
Comment by Pedro Rivera on January 25, 2011 at 7:26am
727 landing....
Comment by Heinz Genrich on January 20, 2011 at 4:52pm
12 GALLONS PER HOUR????? I hope he has shares in some of the oilcompanies.
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Comment by Zenith.Aero on January 14, 2011 at 8:15am
EAA featured this video in their weekly EAA e-Hotline (along with the news that Piper is terminating its relationship with the PiperSport from Czech Aircraft.

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