Left: Doug Dugger's Quality Sport Planes 750
Center: Jim Derickson's 750
Right: Steve Smith's 601 XL

Note: 750s LOVE fuel - YUM YUM! 601 XL sips fuel when flying at 750 speeds.

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Comment by Stephen R. Smith on May 26, 2011 at 11:49pm

Well yes, I have indeed personally proven that a 601 will fall out of the sky at 750 speeds, but that is another story… 

But I can fly my 601 with the Jabiru 3300 spinning at 1900 RPM and burning about 2.7 GPH. And with low burn my 601 is zipping along at 75-80 MPH.

Both the 601 and the 750 are great airplanes, each with its own mission but with significant overlap.


Comment by Ari Hulkkonen on May 26, 2011 at 6:35pm

..however it's better that they like the gas and run than not like and stall ;)

Cessnas and other good ol' planes burn 30 liters of avgas per hour. It's about $3.50 a liter here, $100 an hour for just gas.

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