Viking Aircraft Engines replied to William Batten's discussion Altitude Compensation - Fuel Mixture
"The modern engines do not care what altitude they are at. The engines do not “know” what altitude they are at. They do not need this information.

The engine “Know” what the temperature and manifold pressure is. From this, the correct amount of…"
Jan 23
William Batten replied to William Batten's discussion Altitude Compensation - Fuel Mixture
"Thanks. How about the Turbo 195 - does it lean with altitude like the 130?

Bill"
Jan 23
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to William Batten's discussion Altitude Compensation - Fuel Mixture
"Only if you would like to do so. The engine will start and warm up on its own."
Jan 23
William Batten replied to William Batten's discussion Altitude Compensation - Fuel Mixture
"Thanks! I have another newbie question. Since the Viking engine is built to automotive tolerances regarding piston to cylinder clearance - is preheating required in cold weather?"
Jan 23
Jose P M Almeida replied to bob noffs's discussion fuel for 110
"Hi Bob. Yes you are right. The manual says maximum of 15% but all auto gas here in Brazil has 25% or 27% ethanol. Since I am monitoring closely and I had no issues with 90 hours of flight and it is a very clean fuel, the only concern would be the…"
Jan 7
bob noffs replied to bob noffs's discussion fuel for 110
"thanks jose. isn't 25% a little high for this engine?"
Jan 7
Jose P M Almeida replied to bob noffs's discussion fuel for 110
"Hi Bob. My 110 engine has 90hs. I use auto gasoline here in Brazil with 25% ethanol. It has 95 octane. I used 100 LL only once just to test. Saw no noticable difference."
Jan 6
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to William Batten's discussion Altitude Compensation - Fuel Mixture
"Yes, it does that and there is no altitude limit for this"
Dec 6, 2020
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Bill Chisholm's discussion 130 Viking new start
Nov 28, 2020
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Bill Chisholm's discussion 130 Viking new start
"The easiest way is to call Viking:)
We tried calling you but busy. I think you have a land line.
In any case, here is a video as well.
Viking phone is 386-566-2616"
Nov 28, 2020
Bill Chisholm posted a discussion
After 2 years, I finally got my engine ready for its first start. It won't start.I checked for gas to the engine and I have that. Where do I go from here? Any tips would be appreciated.Thanks, Bill Chisholm
Nov 28, 2020
bob noffs replied to bob noffs's discussion pitch for propeller
"thanks norm, i will probably start with 18."
Oct 9, 2020
Norm Neuls replied to bob noffs's discussion pitch for propeller
"Bob, on my CH-750 I have it set at 19 degrees which gives me about 5200 on takeoff and climb. I previously had it at 18 and as I recall it was around 5400."
Oct 8, 2020
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to bob noffs's discussion viking 110 muffler
"M18x1.5 -Alissa"
Sep 29, 2020
Norm Neuls replied to Norm Neuls's discussion Two AK V-110 Airplanes
"I can't match the performance of a Super Cub on Steroids but as I've gotten older, landing on a 500ft. gravel bar isn't that appealing. I removed the slats at 30 hrs and like the airspeed indicating 7-8 mph faster. Maybe John will chime in later.…"
Sep 3, 2020
Patrick Hoyt replied to Norm Neuls's discussion Two AK V-110 Airplanes
"I'd like to hear how these two planes compare. Both are high on my list of "next projects".

No slats on the 750...?

- Pat"
Sep 3, 2020
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