Tuesday, February 10, 2009
KELEHER JK-1 “LARK”
| STANDARD DATA: Gross wt. 855. Empty wt. 555. Fuel capacity 12. Wingspan 23'. Length 17'.
PERFORMANCE: Top mph 135. Cruise mph 122. Stall mph 55. Climb rate 1,000. Takeoff run 550. Landing roll 700. Range 300.
The Lark is an enclosed-cockpit mid-wing monoplane. This single-seat taildragger is relatively unusual with its strut-braced mid-wing configuration. The fuselage is of steel-tube construction, and the wing uses wooden spars and ribs. The whole aircraft is fabric covered. Engines vary from 65 to 100 hp.