Jan Eggenfellner
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Viking gearbox

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edward yesterday. 2 Replies

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CH-750 install

Started this discussion. Last reply by David J. Beaulieu yesterday. 2 Replies

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Viking Going to Zenith Homecoming

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zenith Aero Sep 16. 1 Reply

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"I'm interested also. I am trying to finalize a deal for a ch300 and would like to do the same conversion"
Oct 29
Jan Eggenfellner posted a blog post

Zenith 750 STOL/Viking nearing completion

Mr. Fraser just sent us some pictures from Canada of his setup, thought you all might be interested in taking a look. He's almost done and doing final touches and a first flight will be soon. The paint job is really unique as those are local…See More
Oct 18
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Sep 25
Jan Eggenfellner posted a discussion

Viking Going to Zenith Homecoming

Be sure to ask for your free engine shipment today as the last daySee More
Sep 16
Jan Eggenfellner posted a discussion

Viking Talks Part 2 - FAQ - You Asked, We Answered

As we continue on with this series please continue to ask questions or let us know content you may want to see moving forward. -AlissaSee More
Sep 1
Jan Eggenfellner posted a blog post

Arlington Fly-In

The Arlington Fly-In started today in Washington. If you have the opportunity two Zenith/Viking powered airplanes are on display and both a great representation of Zenith and Viking on the West coast. Quality Sport Planes and Jonathan Fay with the EAA Chapter 84 are both out there having a good time!In the meantime, we are prepping for our flight to Georgia in the Zenith SD. Hope some of you are getting ready to take your Zenith somewhere fun this weekend!…See More
Aug 16
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Aug 8
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First attempt at 360

Checking out the new snow
Aug 8
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Customer Viking 90 - Zenith 701 First Engine Start

David recently sent us this video of his first engine start. A couple months ago he put in an order for the Viking 90, and within 2 weeks already had it moun...
Aug 6
Jan Eggenfellner posted a discussion

So, can you fly an hour on about 2 gallons of gas?

FYI:More performance numbers for you. •Aircraft: Zenith STOL Ch 750Engine: Viking 130 HP•Whirlwind 68” Prop -pitch = 22 degrees•OAT: 81 degrees•Humidity = 55%•Field elevation: 420 MSL•Altimeter setting 30.02•Before flight we topped both tanks to bottom of fill neck•Take off and climb from 420 MSl to 1500 MSL•RPM after level off = 4600•IAS =85 MPH•Coolant temp = 196 degrees• Oil Temp =148 degrees•Total flight time including taxi, take off, climb, cruise and descent and taxi back to hangar = 7/10…See More
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The Viking fuel system is now universal to most injected light sport aircraft engines and is available in different sizes.

The Viking fuel system is now universal to most injected light sport aircraft engines and is available in different sizes.  See More
Jun 11

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STOL CH 750, CH 750 Cruzer
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Flying
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Engine installed (or plan to install)
Viking
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http://Www.vikingaircraftengines.com
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Have already built an airplane
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Commercial / CFI
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I am the owner of Viking Aircraft Engines. I enjoy building Zenith aircraft.
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Arlington Fly-In

Posted on August 16, 2019 at 2:22pm 0 Comments

The Arlington Fly-In started today in Washington. If you have the opportunity two Zenith/Viking powered…

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Install an engine

Posted on May 16, 2019 at 5:38pm 0 Comments

John Heather Viking Powered Zenith Cruzer First Flight!

Posted on March 28, 2019 at 5:30pm 2 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtJtXfx3urc&feature=youtu.be See it Fly!

Everyone please congratulate John Heather on his first flight with his Viking powered Zenith…

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At 7:39pm on October 29, 2019, Auroramech said…
I'm interested also. I am trying to finalize a deal for a ch300 and would like to do the same conversion
At 7:50pm on March 27, 2019, Johnny D Wright said…

Hi Jan

I sent another msg via Zenair Forums....You have add me as a friend i think.

Cheers

Johnny in the SOO

At 6:26pm on July 14, 2018, John Schaper said…

Jan,

Has anyone put the 174 HP Viking Engine on the CH-640?

I'm considering building the CH-640.

At 9:24pm on July 3, 2018, James K. Allen said…

Thanks Jan!

At 10:11am on July 4, 2016, Lawrence A Anderson said…

Are there any 750 STOLs flying in in Alberta Canada with the Viking engine ? I would like to see one possibly go for a flight in it. I live in Stony Plain A.B. near Edmonton but could drive to see one PH # 780-963-9640 , Cell 780 984-5033 , email shlaww@xplornet.com.

At 2:59pm on January 2, 2015, Kurt Satter said…

Thanks for the vote of confidence.  Of course I haven't even seen my kit yet.  I pick it up on 01/19.   It will be like Christmas all over again ...

At 12:35am on January 2, 2015, Kurt Satter said…

Only 3 areas of the 701 build give me any great concern only because I have little experience.  I've done wood & fabric A/C before.  I had a Fly Baby with 65 Franklin just about ready for cover when Hurricane Katrina took it (and just about everything I owned).  We never even found any pieces.  As I my condo was just across from the N.O. Yacht Club, we figure the Fly baby is somewhere in the middle of Lake Pontchatrain.  I did manage to complete a 28 Hp Hirth powered MiniMAX 1103 in 2009.

I'd never done any sheet metal work so I took the EAA SportAir workshop and followed by the rudder-build workshop at the Zenith Factory.  I then placed my order for the 701.

I'm a retired Industrial Engr. Prof. (shopfloor automation), but the wing-root compound curves look tough and the cabin area (doors & glass) as well.  I ordered the folding-wing option and so far the plans seem sketchy at best in that area. 

Finally, my comment as to the Viking install.  I'm more than sold on the engine (deposit to get in the build queue will be sent later this month).  I don't believe the installation itself should be a problem, I'm just not an electricals guy and the panel itself is a bit worrysome, but I'm sure I'll work it out.  I do see that I have the installation services to fall back on.

At 12:35am on December 31, 2014, Chumphol Sirinavin said…

How can I place an order for a set of steel bungee?

Champ

 
 
 

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