Zenair STOL CH 801 sport utility airplane model

A nice walkaround the roomy four-seat utilty STOL CH801 "sport utility" bushplane from Zenith Aircraft Company as seen at Lakeland Sun-n-Fun fly-in 2010. Notice the belly cargo pod on this airplane, powered by a Lycoming IO-360 engine.

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