Friday, May 21, 2010

STITS FLUT-R-BUG



STANDARD DATA: Gross wt. 1,032. Empty wt. 575. Wingspan 26'. Length 18'.
PERFORMANCE: Top mph 100. Climb rate 1,100 fpm. Stall speed mph 38. Takeoff roll 125'.

Wonderfully simple mid-wing two-seat fabric kit. Pre-welded kits sold for $1,100 and plans cost $35 a set. Plans were sold from August 1956 through April 1968. The Flut-R-Bug is credited with starting amateur-built aviation in Australia and is still quite popular in the United States.




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