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Zenith CH650 / B series

Unread post by Bundu » Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:45 pm

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Re: Zenith CH650 / B series

Unread post by Induna » Sun May 10, 2015 11:27 pm

Philip,

there are a couple of engine options for the 650. I would be mainly interested in the UL engine. I see that Zenair provides a FWF kit for the 350iS engine. Would the 260i engine also be suitable for this aircraft and will the FWF kit fit this engine?

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Re: Zenith CH650 / B series

Unread post by Flooi » Mon May 11, 2015 12:12 pm

Jacques

Ek het 260i in 'n Explorer. Nog net 42 uur, maar uitermatig beindruk!

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Re: Zenith CH650 / B series

Unread post by Induna » Mon May 11, 2015 6:26 pm

Flooi, hoe is jou brandstof verbruik en watse prop het jy op? Loop die enjin lekker stil en sag?

En met die FADEC ECU, start hy maklik?
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Re: Zenith CH650 / B series

Unread post by Flooi » Tue May 12, 2015 5:42 am

P prop is ok, maar ek gaan een of anr tyd gaan vir Whirlwind. Ek vlieg vanuit kort grond baan, so
Eks gepitch vir climb. Met al die drag van die Bushbaby, cruise hy nog teen i redelike 90mph.

15lph mogas 95. Klink soos Lycoming of Continental. Baie eenvoudig om te maintain. Groot
voordeel is die brandstof inspuiting. Ek stel egter voor dat jy die UL350 oorweeg vir jou nuwe
650 projek. Groete. Hennie
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Re: Zenith CH650 / B series

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Re: Zenith CH650 / B series

Unread post by Induna » Tue May 12, 2015 5:54 pm

Dit lyk baie mooi! Het jy enige idee wat hierdie enjins nou kos in RSA?
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Re: Zenith CH650 / B series

Unread post by Flooi » Tue May 12, 2015 6:22 pm

260i min of meer R195000. Philip sal egter beter weet. Duurder as Jab.
Ander alternatief is Camit. H
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Re: Zenith CH650 / B series

Unread post by Bundu » Wed May 13, 2015 5:48 am

Hi jacque.
Gee my n lui op 083 485 2427.
Het jy die mail gekry van Zenith af oor die planne en 650 upgrade?

Die 260i werk op die 650 maar ek sal sterk anraai dat jy kyk na die 350 reeks. BAIE BAIE nice in die 650.
Ek het nou onlnags so 10 ure op die 650 gevlieg met UL350 en het dit soos volg op daardie vlugte gehad. Dit is UL350is en Whirlwind prop
Top Speed 140mph
75% (2800rpm)cruise 125-130mph IAS en 5 gph
Economy Cruise 2200rpm 90mph en 2.5 GPH
Climb at sea level pilot and half tanks 2000fpm

Beide die Rotax en Jabi engine combos kom nie daar uit nie.
Dit by gese, die Jabi3300 / CAMIT het beter perfromance as enige van die Rotax behalwe die 914 met VP prop.

Gee my n lui en ek sal jou prys kan gee vir die engines

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