Thursday, February 18, 2010
FLIGHT DYNAMICS “FLIGHTSAIL VII”
|STANDARD DATA: Gross wt. 1,600. Empty wt. 1, 100. Fuel capacity 12. Wingspan 39'. Length 29'.
PERFORMANCE: Top mph 95. Cruise mph 80. Stall mph 35. Climb rate 500. Takeoff time 20 sec. Range 200.
What makes this bird truly different is that it can either be towed behind a 70-hp ski boat or it can have a 90-hp Continental pylon mounted above the fuselage to fly the Flightsail under its own power. The structure is built from bolted aluminum, foam, and epoxy. This two-seater amphibian features twin booms and twin tails.