The STOL CH 750, is now available as a factory-assembled LSA aircraft from Tenn-Air (931-680-2800). Pete Krotje (who heads Jabiru USA) announced at EAA AirVenture that Tennessee Aircraft Development, LLC (Tenn-Air) has licensed the design rights from Zenair to produce the all-metal high-wing CH 750 as a factory-assembled Light Sport Aircraft (LSA). The aircraft is being powered by the six-cylinder Jabiru 3300 engine, and offered at the introductory price of $74,900.
The STOL CH 750 is optimized for off-airport operations and short take-offs and landings (STOL) utilizing fixed wing leading edge slats and other high-lift design features. The design boasts a take-off roll of 100 feet with a 100 mph cruise, with a stall speed in the low thirties. The all-metal aircraft is configured with standard steerable tricycle gear configuration. New features include available adjustable seats and a raised cabin.
The factory-assembled STOL CH 750 aircraft from Tenn-Air will be delivered with the 120-hp six-cylinder air-cooled direct-drive Jabiru 3300 engine with a EIS engine monitor system and Garmin comm radio at the introductory price of $74,900. Available options include full glass panel display systems.
Tenn-Air plans to show its first production STOL CH 750 LSA at the upcoming 20th anniversary Zenith Aircraft Company Open Hangar Day on September 22, 2012.