Tuesday, February 10, 2009
KRAFT “SUPER FLI”
|STANDARD DATA: Gross wt. 1,450. Empty wt. 1,060. Fuel capacity 23. Wingspan 24'6". Length 20'. Engine 200-hp Lycoming.
PERFORMANCE: Top mph 185. Cruise mph 135. Stall mph 48. Climb rate 1,800. Ceiling 12,000. Takeoff run 800. Landing roll 1,000. Range 400.
World-champion model builder and radio-controlsystem manufacturer Phil Kraft used his know-how to design and construct the Super Fli. This unlimited aerobatic low-winger has seating for one under a transparent canopy. Fuselage construction is a steel-tube frame covered by aluminum, while the wings are a spruce and plywood structure covered with plywood.