Tuesday, September 1, 2009
BOWERS “NAMU II”
|STANDARD DATA: Gross wt. 1,850. Empty wt. 1,200. Fuel capacity 32. Wingspan 33'. Length 21'6". Engine 125-hp Lycoming. |
PERFORMANCE: Top mph 140. Cruise mph 126. Stall mph 50. Climb rate 950. Ceiling 15,000. Range 500.
The Namu, named after the famous whale, first flew in 1975. The side-by-side two-seater features an en-closed canopy, dual controls, and conventional tailwheel type gear. Its low wing configuration is constructed from wood. Dacron fabric covers the wings and tail section. Plywood covers the fuselage except for the rear decking. Fuel is carried in one main tank just aft of the firewall.