Ron Simonsen
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VIKING Gearbox oil level

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron Simonsen Sep 24, 2020. 2 Replies

Question for JanAfter installing the upgraded gearbox on the Viking 130, and the first start, I noticed that at idle rpm, (1200 rpm) the sight glass indicated the right amount of oil quantity with 8…Continue

Flight test one (09/03/2020) 1L4

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brady Butterfield Sep 25, 2020. 3 Replies

701 on amphibious floats, Viking 130, DUC 68" PROP.Condition: wind clm, 29.95, 96°f, D/A 5000'OP/W app. 1100 lbs.Normal start, taxi, and runup completed. No abnormalities, all temperatures and…Continue

 

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VIKING Gearbox oil level

Question for JanAfter installing the upgraded gearbox on the Viking 130, and the first start, I noticed that at idle rpm, (1200 rpm) the sight glass indicated the right amount of oil quantity with 8 oz. Is this a good way too check the oil quantity as I have never seen it mentioned before. See photo of sight glass.See More
Sep 20, 2020
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Flight test one (09/03/2020) 1L4

701 on amphibious floats, Viking 130, DUC 68" PROP.Condition: wind clm, 29.95, 96°f, D/A 5000'OP/W app. 1100 lbs.Normal start, taxi, and runup completed. No abnormalities, all temperatures and pressures were in the noral operrating range.Takeoff on runway 15 without flaps approxament 300' completed. Approxament liftoff speed 50 mph.Climb out was performed at approximately 70 mph with 400-500 fpm climb out.Within 1 minute after takeoff while on the upwind, the gearbox temperature was observed to…See More
Sep 17, 2020
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STOL CH 701 amphibious floats

Installed amphibious floats on my 701 today. July 5th 2019.
Jul 6, 2019

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STOL CH 701
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Viking
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http://ron.simonsennv@yahoo.com
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STOL CH 750, ULP 130, CATTO PROP.
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1L4

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At 9:43am on March 22, 2019, Randy Ferri said…

Hi Ron,

 

I tried to respond to your email that you sent me (rpf@wi.rr.com) but my replied was returned "failed to deliver" to: rcs337@yahoo.com 

Randy

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