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VariEze with Rotax 912

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I´m searching for informations about VariEze with Rotax 912S (100 hp). Has anyone experience with this powerplant? How to install and drawings for the engine mount?

I live in Germany and a Rotax 912 is a very usual engine for light aircraft.

Please help.:scared:

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Hi,

 

I drop here a quick question for you... Are used-Rotax 912 quite easy to find on the german market?

 

Excellent idea anyway :thumbsup:

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No, it´s very difficult to find used Rotax 912. Many people are searching, but the market is empty. Buy a new one .. more safety! A used Rorax may be fine in a slow ultralight, microlight or PA-18.

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There have been posts about installing Rotax engines. I know there are some issues, but I think you can find EZs flying with 912s. You might try contacting Central States Assoc. They may have more info in back issues.


Nathan Gifford

Tickfaw, LA USA

Cozy Mk IV Plans Set 1330

Better still --> Now at CH 9

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You might try contacting Central States Assoc. They may have more info in back issues.

Nathan, good reference, but you may want to subscribe yourself, because then you would know that:

  • The CSA home page, as printed on every issue, is www.canardzone.com/csa, and
  • A member roster is published every year, showing name, location, plane type, engine, and contact information for each member
So Karlo, do what Nathan suggested and join the CSA. I'll take a peek tonight and see how many VariEze/912s are flying (or at least listed).

Jon Matcho :busy:
Canard Zone Member & Administrator
Now:  Rebuilding Quickie Tri-Q200 N479E
Long-term:  Building a Cozy Mark IV

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The CSA Membership Roster dated January 2006 shows 2 members that appear to be planning to install Rotax engines. One is putting a 912 in a VariEze, and one is putting a 914 in a Long-EZ (I'm assuming those are correct model numbers).


Jon Matcho :busy:
Canard Zone Member & Administrator
Now:  Rebuilding Quickie Tri-Q200 N479E
Long-term:  Building a Cozy Mark IV

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...Nathan, good reference, but you may want to subscribe yourself,...

Check the roster in Louisiana under 'G' and see whose name is there. I won't use a smiley, but that's the way I mean it!!! Good idea about checking the roster for a 912.

Nathan Gifford

Tickfaw, LA USA

Cozy Mk IV Plans Set 1330

Better still --> Now at CH 9

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Check the roster in Louisiana under 'G' and see whose name is there.

Ah ha... gotcha. :) (what's the big deal about smileys?)

Jon Matcho :busy:
Canard Zone Member & Administrator
Now:  Rebuilding Quickie Tri-Q200 N479E
Long-term:  Building a Cozy Mark IV

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Didn't Dan Patch have Rotax 914 in his Vari-Eze?

 

I have Rotax 912UL in my TL-96 Star.

 

Rotax 912ULS (100 hp) would be fine for Vari-Eze I think.

For bigger planes like Cozy it would be underpowered.

 

Used Rotax engines are hard to find and usually people just buy new ones.

The 912 can not be rebuilt, it has 1500 hours of lifetime and at that point it is

returned to Bombardier-Rotax as an exchange for a new engine.

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Any news on the rotax for the VE? I am also interested

 

wolf.


Cosy Classic flying (ex LX-ACE)

Varieze N39JC rebuilding

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Hi everyone, I am new to this group and I am currently flying a VariEze with a Cont. O-200 and I am planning on removing the O-200 and installing a Rotax 912ULS or a 914 turbo. If someone has done this already I would love to here about it.

dirtlfly7

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Hi everyone, I plan to install a Rotax 912S or 914 on my VariEze too. Since last post, have you info regarding this powerplant install?

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Hi folks,

 

I'm close to fly with a VE equiped with Rotax914. I'll give you updates ASAP !!

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Start a new thread with pics. This one is from 12 years ago


-Kent
Cozy IV N13AM-750 hrs, Long-EZ-85 hrs and sold

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