This unusually configured Experimental homebuilt aircraft has been designed to conform to FAR Pt 23 regulations. Construction of a prototype began in 1982 and the first flight was achieved in 1987. Plans are available.

TYPE: Tandem two-seat homebuilt monoplane.

AIRFRAME: Pod and boom type fuselage of wooden construction, providing enclosed accommodation. The strut braced pivoting parasol wing has a wooden structure, fabric and wood covered, and is foldable, with sweptback leading- and sweptforward trailing-edges, winglets of Araldite/Styrofoam construction, and small area triangular ailerons. The T tail has a steel tube structure, fabric covered, with an all-moving wire-braced tailplane. Non-retractable tailwheel landing gear.

POWER PLANT: One 27 kW (36 hp) Citro├źn Visa converted motorcar engine. Optional 650 cc BMW engine. Fuel capacity 28 litres (7.4 US gallons; 6.2 Imp gallons).

DIMENSIONS, EXTERNAL:

  • Wing span: 7.50 m (24 ft 7¼ in)
  • Length overall: 5.15 m (16 ft 10¾ in)
  • Height overall: 2.10 m (6 ft 10¾ in)
  • Propeller diameter: 1.24 m (4 ft 0¾ in)

AREA:

  • Wing, gross: 12.30 m² (132.4 sq ft)

WEIGHTS:

  • Weight empty: 200 kg (441 lb)
  • Pilot weight range: 50-90 kg (110-198 lb)
  • Max T-O weight: 374 kg (824 lb)

PERFORMANCE (two crew):

  • Max level speed: 78 knots (145 km/h; 90 mph)
  • Cruising speed: 67-70 knots (125-130 km/h; 78-81 mph)
  • Econ cruising speed: 59-62 knots (110-115 km/h; 68-71 mph)
  • Stalling speed: 30-33 knots (55-60 km/h; 35-38 mph)
  • Max rate of climb at S/L: 150 m (492 ft)/min
  • Service ceiling: 3,000 m (9,840 ft)
  • T-O run: 150 m (492 ft)
  • Landing run: 70-150 m (230-493 ft)
  • Range: 280 nm (520 km; 323 miles)
  • Endurance: 4 h