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    SAM LS

    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 Yes
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 155Service Ceiling (ft) 12500
    Cruise Speed (mph) 125Rate of Climb (fpm) 800
    Stall Speed (mph) 42Takeoff Distance (ft) 350
    Range (statute mi) 450Landing Distance (ft) 350
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 912
    Design Horsepower 100H.P. Low Range 80
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 22H.P. High Range 130
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 830Useful Load (lb) 620
    Gross Weight (lb) 1450
    Wing Area (ft2) 137.8Length (ft) 22.5
    Wingspan (ft) 28.7Height (ft) 8.7
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design LowFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem Yes
    Cockpit Width (in) 26
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Metal
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 900Number Built & Flown 1
    Kit Cost ($US) $23,200Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $50,000 - $65,000
    COMMENTS:
    Gross weight of 1320 for LSA. Can be flown open or closed cockpit. Available tricycle or tailwheel and with three wing length options: 25.3, 28.5 or 31.8 feet. SAM Aircraft Company purchased by Zenith Aircraft in 2016. See SAM-EX for model which is replacing the SAM-LS.