Thursday, February 18, 2010
MINI-HAWK “TIGER HAWK”
|STANDARD DATA: Gross wt. 800. Empty wt. 525. Fuel capacity 12. Wingspan 18'. Length 13'3". Engine 72-hp Revmaster Volkswagen.
PERFORMANCE: Top mph 175. Cruise mph 160. Stall mph 50. Climb rate 1,000. Ceiling 10,000. Takeoff run 400. Landing roll 400. Range 700.
The Mini-Hawk combines the economy of the Volkswagen engine with that of detachable wings for towing or storage. Standard VW engines up to 67 hp are applicable. The wings can be removed in under 10 minutes. Its all-metal construction is built around a configuration that includes low wings with trailing-edge flaps and seating for one under an enclosed canopy. The tricycle landing gear includes a steerable nosewheel with disc brakes and wheel fairings all around.