Tuesday, December 16, 2008
|STANDARD DATA: Gross wt. 1,500. Empty wt. 900. Fuel capacity 34. Wingspan 26'10". Length 18'4".
PERFORMANCE: Top mph 2,200. Cruise mph 155. Stall mph 50. Climb rate 1,500. Range 850. Landing roll 800.
The Cavalier is a sporty side-by-side two-seater of all wood-and-fabric construction. It can use any four cylinder Continental, Lycoming, or Franklin engine up to 235 pounds in weight and rated in the 85- to 135-hp range. The ship can be switched from tricycle to conventional gear in a few minutes. Other options include wingtip fuel tanks and a third jump seat.