|STANDARD DATA: ZODIAK 601XL Gross wt. 1,300. Empty wt. 800. Fuel capacity 24. Engine 116-hp Lycoming 0-235.
PERFORMANCE: Top mph 138. Cruise mph 141. Stall mph 44. Climb rate 930 fpm. Takeoff run 500'. Landing run 500'. Range 575 sm.
STANDARD DATA: ZODIAK 640 Gross wt. 2,200. Empty wt. 1,147. Fuel capacity 38-46. Wingspan 23'. Length 20'6". Engine 125 hp.
The long wing Zodiac originated in 1984 as an all metal two-seater. The design evolved to the 601XL with an enlarged cockpit and baggage area. The CH 640 is larger, conventional four-seater, with a 2+2 seating configuration derived from the CH 2000 production aircraft. The four-seater has a 180-hp Lycoming O-360 engine, fixed tricycle landing gear, large dual gull-wing doors, a wing span of 31.5 feet and an overall length of 23 feet.