For those interested in the UL260i, look for our CH650 at Sun'n Fun. I can discuss the installations for the 601/650 as well as the 750. See you there.

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Comment by Gus Warren on June 17, 2009 at 5:18pm
Hi Dale,
I will be at Oshkosh with the UL power CH650. See you there.
Comment by Dale Medendorp on June 17, 2009 at 4:58pm
Hi Gus,
I'm building a CH650 and I've been following the development of the UL260i for over a year. I'm VERY interested in what you've built. Do you plan on having it at Oshkosh? If not, do you plan to be there?
Comment by Gus Warren on April 28, 2009 at 4:00pm
One of the benefits of the FADEC system is that you can run the engine at any power setting (fuel burn) you like. A particular aircraft will take a certain amount of HP to go a certain speed. That means fuel burn. Keep it light and clean and and it is better, also the fuel injection saves a bit of fuel per hp. Real world I am seeing 125 mph at less than 4.5 gph, it will do 135 about 5.3gph. Best is about 80 and 2+ gph. So, yes it does burn 3.2 per hour, and a lot more and a lot less. Have to relate GPH to speed, but even there can be great variations due to different airframes even of the same design. Anything turbo is still a ways down the road. In testing now is the UL260iS which has one point more compression ratio (9:1 vs 8:1) at 104 hp.
Comment by Ken Ryan on April 28, 2009 at 3:39pm
What a great looking airplane! What is the fuel burn on the 260i? The claim is 3.2 gph and I'm wondering what real world consumption is. Also, what can you say about the 105 hp turbo version?
Comment by Donnie Moore on April 21, 2009 at 3:33pm
The long nose on the 650 makes it look more streamlined. I like it!

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