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    SAM-EX

    Zenith Aircraft Co.
    1881 Airport Road
    Mexico, MO 65265
    United States

    Phone: 573-581-9000

    http://www.zenithair.com
    info@zenithair.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 155Service Ceiling (ft) 15000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 142Rate of Climb (fpm) 1600
    Stall Speed (mph) 50Takeoff Distance (ft) 900
    Range (statute mi) 450Landing Distance (ft) 1050
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Lycoming O-360
    Design Horsepower 180H.P. Low Range 100
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 38H.P. High Range 220
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 1150Useful Load (lb) 650
    Gross Weight (lb) 1800
    Wing Area (ft2) 138Length (ft) 21.2
    Wingspan (ft) 28.7Height (ft) 8.9
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design LowFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem Yes
    Cockpit Width (in) 26
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials Metal
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 600Number Built & Flown 2
    Kit Cost ($US) $28,000Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $50,000 - $80,000
    COMMENTS:
    Advanced kit with final hole-size match-drilled parts. Removable canopy for open cockpit flight. Tricycle gear available. Suitable for sport aerobatics. Many engine options available. |Lighter SAM-LS model suitable for LSA category.