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The prototype STOL CH 801 was first equipped with the Cross Flow Aero CF4-20 Subaru automotive conversion engine.   Many other engine types, ranging from 150 to 225 hp, are suitable for installation in the STOL CH 801, including the proven 180-hp Lycoming O-360 engine, which is the standard powerplant for the STOL CH 801.

Cross Flow Aero CF4-20  (180 hp)
Subaru Conversion

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Cross Flow Aero CF4-20 (180-hp)

CF4-20 Engine Specifications:

Performance 180 hp at 5800 rpm       Alternator 35 - 55 amps
Reduction Ratio 2.1 : 1 Spark Plug N K G Racing
Compression Ratio 10.1:1 Fuel Premium automotive fuel or 100 LL
Torque at Prop 402.6 ft lbs Oil 15W50 Synthetic
Fuel Consumption 7 gph Cooling liquid 100% BASF glysanthin anticorrosion
Displacement 2000cc Fuel System multi port fuel injection
Bore 92 mm Ignition Direct Fired (17 BTDC)
Stroke 75 mm Weight under 340 lbs wet

CF4-20 Conversion Features:

Planetary Gear Drive
  • maintenance free, simple reliable construction
Exhaust system including:
  • 4 into 1 header, resonator and mounting bracket
Fuel system including:
  • 1 high pressure fuel pump and fuel filter
  • AEROquip fuel lines and fittings
  • mounting clamps and ‘AN’ bulkhead connectors
Electrical System including:
  • engine CPU (Processing Unit)
  • prewired engine with quick connect firewall plug
  • all wiring is aircraft mil. Spec. MIL-W-22759/16 covered with Cole-flex nylon braid fire resistant sleeving

Crossflow Aero Corporation converts Subaru automotive engines for experimental aircraft, and is based out of Palgrave, Ontario, Canada.  The company has been doing high performance engine conversions and modifications for over 30 years. The last 3 years have been spent developing, modifying and converting automotive engines, creating the unique line of Crossflow powerplants.

Other Subaru automotive conversions may be available / suitable for installation in the STOL CH 801.

For more information on Crossflow Aero Corporation, see http://www.crossflow.com

The engine information presented above has been provided by Crossflow Aero Corp. The above resources are provided for informational purposes only. Alternative engines will affect performance, specifications and flight characteristics of the aircraft. Also, the weight and balance of the aircraft may be adversely affected by alternative engines, and the original fuel system may not be adequate or suitable for some engines. Most alternative engines will require a custom engine mount and engine cowl. Zenith Aircraft Company does not manufacture or directly support engines.


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