TYPE: Side-by-side kitbuilt.

PROGRAMME: Certifiable version of CH 601, with new wing planform and 589 kg (1,300 lb) MTOW. Introduced at Oshkosh in July 1998.

Description generally as for CH 601, except that below.

CURRENT VERSIONS: CH 601XL: US version.
CH 601DX: German designation.

COSTS: Plans US$395; Kit US$15,890 (2003).

DESIGN FEATURES: Wing section NACA 23018 at root, NACA 23015 at tip.

FLYING CONTROLS: Flaps added.

POWER PLANT: One 89 kW (120 hp) Jabiru 3300 flat-six or 86.5 kW (116 hp) Textron Lycoming O-235. Options include 73.5 kW (98.6 hp) Rotax 912 ULS and conversions of Subaru motorcar engines. Fuel capacity 91 litres (24.0 US gallons; 20.0 Imp gallons) in two wing tanks.