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STOL CH 801

The following performance and specification figures are based on the production prototype STOL CH 801 equipped with the Lycoming O-360-A engine (180 BHP: 400 lbs. with accessories and fixed-pitch Sensenich 76-EM8-0-54 metal propeller).

SPECIFICATIONS STOL CH 801
LENGTH 24 Ft. 6 In. 7.5 m.
HEIGHT 10 Ft. 0 In. 3.0 m.
WING SPAN 31 Ft. 4 In. 9.55 m.
WING AREA 167 SQ.FT. 15.5 m.sq.
WING CHORD 5 Ft. 3 In. 1.6 m.
HORIZONTAL TAIL SPAN 10 Ft. 1 In. 3.1 m.
HORIZONTAL TAIL AREA 30 SQ.FT. 2.8 m.sq..
EMPTY WEIGHT 1,150 LBS. 522 kg.
DESIGN GROSS WEIGHT 2,200 LBS. 1,000 kg.
USEFUL LOAD 1,050 LBS. 478 kg.
FUEL CAPACITY (Standard)
- Fuel weight (Standard)
30 Gal. (2 x 15)
= 176 LBS.
112 l. (2 x 56)
= 80 kg.
FUEL CAPACITY (Extended Range Option)
- Fuel weight (Extended Range Option)
60 Gal. (4 x 15)
= 352 LBS.
224 l. (4 x 56)
= 160 kg.
DESIGN PAYLOAD
- Occupants + Baggage / Cargo
800 LBS.
= 200 lbs X 4
360 kg.
= 90 kg. X 4
WING LOADING 12.9 LBS/FT 62.9 kg/m
POWER LOADING 11.95 LBS/BHP 5.44 kg/BHP
CABIN WIDTH 44 INCHES 112 cm.
CABIN LENGTH 78 INCHES 198 cm.

DESIGN LIMITATIONS:

POWER 150 - 240 BHP.
MAX. INSTALLED POWERPLANT WEIGHT 440 lbs. 200 kg.
MAX. TAKE-OFF WEIGHT (MTOW) 2,200 lbs. 998 kg.
DESIGN LOAD FACTOR (ultimate) @ 2,200 lbs. + 5.7, - 2.8
MAX. WING LOADING (@ 2,200 lbs.) 13.2 PSF 64.4 kg/m
MAX. FLAP EXTENDED SPEED 80 MPH 129 km/h
MAX. CRUISE SPEED  -  VC 120 MPH 193 km/h
NEVER EXCEED SPEED (VNE) 150 MPH 240 km/h

Technical data, specification and performance figures subject to change without notice. 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.

STOL CH 801
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PERFORMANCE
Lycoming O-360, 180-hp
Typical Load: 500 Lbs
1,650 Lbs.
Gross Weight:
 
TAKE-OFF ROLL 290 Ft. 88 m. 390 Ft. 119 m.
MAX LEVEL SPEED 112 MPH 181 km/h 110 MPH 178 km/h
CRUISE SPEED
(75% power @ 7,000 Ft.)
106 MPH 170 km/h 105 MPH 169 km/h
STALL SPEED (Flaps Down) 35 MPH 56 km/h 39 MPH 64 km/h
STALL SPEED (Flaps Up) 43 MPH 69 km/h 48 MPH 77 km/h
RATE OF CLIMB 1,200 FPM 6.1 m/s 720 FPM 3.7 m/s
SERVICE CEILING 16,000+ Ft. 4,875+ m. 14,000 Ft 4,267 m.
ENDURANCE (Standard) 3.0 Hrs. 3.0 Hrs.
ENDURANCE (Extended Range Option) 6.0 Hrs. 6.0 Hrs.
RANGE (Standard) 320 Miles 515 km. 315 Miles 507 km.
RANGE (Extended Range Option) 640 Miles 1,030 km. 630 Miles 1,015 km.

Above performance figures with the Lycoming O-360-A engine (180 BHP: 400 lbs. with accessories and fixed-pitch Sensenich 76-EM8-0-54 metal propeller). Standard atmosphere, sea level, no wind. All technical data, specification and performance figures subject to change without notice.

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